Last month, I attended NAHB’s midyear meeting in Miami and had the pleasure of sitting in on a presentation by Daniel Swift, president and CEO of Des Moines-based architecture group BSB Design.
RESNET launched a new Water Efficiency Rating index to give homeowners an indication of their home's water-efficiency.
Photo: Matt Harris/Flickr
State housing authorities are starting to take an interest in Passive House standards
Are homebuyers more interested in being green or saving green?
There's more public awareness of the need for water conservation, but the U.S. still has the highest per capita water consumption in the world
A home produces enough energy to charge electric cars and power part of the museum next door
Photo courtesy of Honda Smart House US.
If you’re only selling energy efficiency, then you're not seeng the big picture, and you may even be alienating young buyers
Google Streetview of Norton Commons.
A ground-source heat pump will be required in every unit.
More than 250 of sustainability’s cutting-edge practitioners will gather in Boston
Builders considering going green should take a holistic, systems approach to the home