Last month, I attended NAHB’s midyear meeting in Miami and had the pleasure of sitting in on a presentation by Daniel Swift, president and CEO of Des Moines-based architecture group BSB Design.
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Homeowners want to save energy by better insulating their homes, and installing more efficient windows and doors, but can be dismayed by intensive, expensive projects.
Builders used energy-efficient windows in 90 percent of their projects. Photo: Scott Schram/Creative Commons
Builders and architects plan to certify more high-performance homes, but there's a limit as to how green they will go.
Life at net zero suits New England couple
Proposed standard, now open for public comment, addresses lack of uniformity worldwide
Free e-book offer how-to on construction and retrofits
The system grades the sustainability of landscapes, including those of single-family homes and commercial properties as well as streetscapes and national parks
The two companies are joining to create a retrofitted net-zero energy, water, and waste research home near Purdue University in Indiana
Home Innovation Reserach Labs recently achieved a major milestone with its National Green Building Standard certification program.
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In wellness communities, homeowners can cut costs and feel less isolated