The year 2016 was an eventful one for home building.
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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
Father-son team Jerry and Tom Wade of Palo Duro Homes have built a legacy for advancing energy efficiency in housing