Green 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

Features
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
Features
November 08, 2015

Life at net zero suits New England couple

News
September 08, 2015

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

News
September 02, 2015

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

Features
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.
Features
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
Features
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.

News
April 28, 2015

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

News
March 23, 2015

Multifamily projects that pass a green certification will be granted a 10-basis-point reduction 

Professor Alexi Arango's passive house

Photo: courtesy Mount Holyoke College

Features
January 31, 2015

Taking energy-efficiency lessons from theory to practice by building a passive house

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