The 2017 International Builders’ Show (IBS) marks my 26th consecutive year of attendance.
Active House, a unique 2,500 sf home under construction in St. Louis, is designed to meet or exceed four green certification programs.
Ecologically-sustainable building practices, or “green labels,” will now be included on official land records maintained by San Francisco.
Green-procurement policies or green-building mandates can help accelerate the adoption of green-building practices, according to research by Timothy Simcoe and Michael Toffel.
Green building: a vital selling tool for builders
More than half of builders believe that green/high-performance features help them sell new homes, according to a survey of Professional Builder readers.
Path to Zero: Tips for building net-zero energy homes
Building scientists and leading home builders offer tips and techniques for designing and building 'market-rate' net-zero energy homes.
Addison Homes, EarthCraft Gold Award, South Carolina, Energy Star
South Carolina-based builder Addison Homes received an EarthCraft House Gold Project of the Year Award during last week’s EarthCraft Celebration of Excellence in Atlanta.
Representatives of federal government agencies, states, municipalities, research centers, professional associations, and environ
Representatives of federal government agencies, states, municipalities, research centers, professional associations, and environmental groups met recently at the White House to discuss ways to promote green infrastructure solutions for addressing stormwater issues.
Passive House experts share tips on improving energy performance without having to meet the standard.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory released findings from field tests of a roof and attic system that aims to improve the energy efficiency of residential buildings.
Monterey County, Calif. is poised to adopt an ordinance to amend the county building code to include “requirements and incentives for incorporating ‘green’ building principles and practices into new development in the unincorporated area” of the county.