Whether you’re a squad leader responsible for 10 soldiers, manager of 100 workers at a Red Lobster, CEO of 2000 employees in a mid-sized corporation, or the President of the United States, it’s lon
USGBC, Home Depot, LEED for Homes, green building products, database
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), in conjunction with The Home Depot, has launched an online green home products database.
Some projects are too small or not comprehensive enough to warrant an application for LEED certification. There are many other recognized national, state and local programs that offer a variety of best management practices and sustainable design, construction and operating strategies.
Homes built to green standards will comprise 33 percent of the market by 2016, according to the Green Home Builders and Remodelers Study by McGraw-Hill Construction.
A new study says that achieving some LEED credits might carry an additional risk of worker injury of up to 41 percent.
Idaho, green, sustainable, Meadow Ranch, active adults, 50+
Idaho-based ActiveWest Builders recently completed its new sustainable, 80-home Meadow Ranch community for active adults in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.
solar energy, green housing, solar panels
SolarCity Corp., a developer of rooftop solar power systems, is preparing to file for an initial public offering.
green homes, energy efficient homes, home builder, homebuilder
Salt Lake City, Utah’s newest housing development is solar-powered, eco-friendly, and geothermal.
energy efficient homes, green homes, energy efficiency, competition
The U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced the 20 collegiate teams selected to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013
All new residential construction and some commercial buildings have to be 20 percent more energy efficient than the existing state code under the new rules adopted by Amherst, Mass.
Bigger isn’t necessarily better in today’s housing market. Professional Builder’s House Review design team presents five small homes that pack a punch when it comes to amenities and livability.