Green Design



News
June 19, 2014

According to the report, 150,000 homes are LEED certified.

News
April 10, 2014

The LEED for Homes Awards recognize projects, developers, and homebuilders that have demonstrated outstanding leadership in residential green building.

News
February 06, 2014

Research reveals most owners of green homes would purchase another.

RDC Fine Homes' first net-zero home employed a wide array of energy-efficient features. Image courtesy of RDC Fine Homes

Features
September 27, 2013

Speakers who participated in the recent Net-Zero North American Leadership Summit share what the industry has recently learned about building to the green standard.

Features
September 20, 2013

Selling energy-efficient systems requires a bit of comparative math to make the value and savings more tangible to potential home buyers.

News
July 12, 2013

The new building code in Prescott, Ariz., will foster new energy efficient solutions and will require new conformance inspections and testing to specified limits.

Features
July 12, 2013

The National Association of Home Builders says it's time to rethink the rate of return on energy efficiency.

Features
July 12, 2013

Builders weigh in on their preferred materials and methods for the interior-exterior barrier that plays a critical role in delivering comfort, energy efficiency, and durability.

News
July 10, 2013

The California master building code, set to go into effect on Jan. 1, 2014, includes a few changes that could push automated, open-standards-based demand response into the mass market.

News
July 08, 2013

The U.S. Green Building Council has added several new LEED pilot credits to the LEED Pilot Credit Library in the past few months.

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