Green Design



green building, energy-efficient building, energy efficiency

green building, energy-efficient building, energy efficiency

News
January 11, 2012

A town being built in New Mexico is purposely being constructed as a modern-day ghost town for energy-efficiency research.

Features
December 28, 2011

Maine Gov. Paul LePage ordered expansion of green building standards used for state construction to include other forest certification programs besides the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) program.

energy efficient, energy star, green homes, green building, home builders

energy efficient, energy star, green homes, green building, home builders

News
December 19, 2011

A number of large and small home builders have signed on the implement the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s newest Energy Star guidelines for homes.

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kb home, home builder, home builders, solar, green home, energy efficient home

News
November 23, 2011

KB Home is making solar power a standard home feature in most of its Southern California developments.

Green home builders, green homes, selling green homes, selling energy-efficient

How to sell a certified green home

Features
November 20, 2011

There is no single way to sell green successfully. Experts from the NAHB Research Center share best practices from some of the nation’s leading green-home builders.

green homes, energy efficient homes, mortgage, home financing

green homes, energy efficient homes, mortgage, home financing

News
November 09, 2011

A new bipartisan effort on Capitol Hill would change the way homes are appraised by putting energy costs and savings into standard mortgage underwriting equations.

Quality as the building block for high-performance homes — a primer

Quality as the building block for high-performance homes — a primer

Features
October 24, 2011

Learn how coupling quality management measures with high-performance design and construction techniques can help improve buyer satisfaction while increasing profits.

5 modern green homes

green home

Features
October 22, 2011

Five leading architects and designers present their concepts for sustainable, energy-efficient living.

News
October 05, 2011

Professional Builder, Professional Remodeler and Building Design + Construction partner to create a prototype green medical facility

The GO Home in Belfast, Maine

The GO Home in Belfast, Maine

News
October 05, 2011

KB Home's Primera Terra residential community in Playa Vista, Calif., and ActiveWest Builders' Meadow Ranch Development in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, are among the projects recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council as 2011 LEED for Homes Award winners. 

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