Green Projects

September 01, 2016

Photo: KOMUnews/Creative Commons.

August 10, 2016

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 and architects plan to certify more high-performance homes, but there‘s a limit as to how green they will go.

Builders used energy-efficient windows in 90 percent of their projects. Photo: Scott Schram/Creative Commons

November 09, 2015

Builders and architects plan to certify more high-performance homes, but there's a limit as to how green they will go.

Steven Baczek architect, Bowen residence
November 08, 2015

Life at net zero suits New England couple

September 08, 2015

Proposed standard, now open for public comment, addresses lack of uniformity worldwide

September 02, 2015

Free e-book offer how-to on construction and retrofits

June 26, 2015

The system grades the sustainability of landscapes, including those of single-family homes and commercial properties as well as streetscapes and national parks

Exterior view of the Whirlpool Corp. and Kohler Co. joint research project—the ReNEWW House.
June 26, 2015

The two companies are joining to create a retrofitted net-zero energy, water, and waste research home near Purdue University in Indiana

National Green Building Standard Green Certification Program Marks Milestone
June 22, 2015

Home Innovation Reserach Labs recently achieved a major milestone with its National Green Building Standard certification program.

Green Homes Aren’t Green Enough Without Neighbors

Photo courtesy of Grow Community.

April 28, 2015

In wellness communities, homeowners can cut costs and feel less isolated


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