Green Design



News
September 16, 2011

KB Home announced a planned nationwide rollout of its next-generation of energy-efficient home designs, a net-zero-energy home dubbed ZeroHouse 2.0.

dow, building technology, energy, science, houston

dow, building technology, energy, science, houston

News
September 12, 2011

Last Wednesday, Dow Building Solutions and the Great Houston Builder’s Association(GHBA) hosted an all-day Houston Building Science and Energy Forum for local residential builders and remodelers.

energy efficient homes, energy efficiency, green homes

energy efficient homes, energy efficiency, green homes

News
September 12, 2011

MyGreenBuildings announced the launch of the MyGreenBuildings brand and process licensing program for builders in markets nationwide.

energy efficient homes, energy efficiency, green homes

energy efficient homes, energy efficiency, green homes

News
September 07, 2011

Some studies indicate that newly constructed homes with third-party certifications for sustainability and energy efficiency sold for more on average than noncertified home, and linger on the market for fewer days.

energy efficient homes, energy efficiency, green homes

energy efficient homes, energy efficiency, green homes

News
September 06, 2011

For the first time in San Antonio, solar panels are becoming an option for home buyers at an affordable price point, and in the kind of new homes that many people purchase: production homes by large, national builders.

kb home, bay area, new home construction, green homes

kb home, bay area, new home construction, green homes

News
August 29, 2011

KB Home announced the opening of ten new San Francisco Bay Area communities of its signature Built to Order energy-efficient homes.

epa, nahb, stormwater, regulations

epa, nahb, stormwater, regulations

News
August 20, 2011

The Environmental Protection Agency last Wednesday decided to reconsider the imposition of a nationwide cap on how much sediment can be part of the stormwater draining from a construction site. The agency's announcement comes more than 18 months after NAHB sued EPA over its first proposal to develop a cap.

solar homes, green homes, energy efficient homes, MBK

solar homes, green homes, energy efficient homes, MBK

News
August 11, 2011

MBK Homes is constructing 97 new solar and LEED certified townhomes and live-work units located in the southern portion of Gardena, Calif., at 1600 W. Artesia Blvd.

home certification, weatherization, home weatherization, home performance

home certification, weatherization, home weatherization, home performance

News
August 01, 2011

The Building Performance Institute Inc. (BPI) reached 25,000 active certifications this week, more than tripling its total number of professional certifications in the home performance and weatherization workforce in just 18 months

zero-energy homes, ibacos, best practices

Developers of a cost-conscious zero-energy home offer guidance on building uber-green homes on a budget.

Features
August 01, 2011

Developers of a cost-conscious zero-energy home offer guidance on building uber-green homes on a budget.

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