Green Projects



News
March 20, 2014

Four Oregon organizations come together to create “Net Hope—A Community Collaboration Supporting St. Charles Cancer Center and Zero Net Energy Homes.”

Team Austria’s first place house featured two patios to balance interior and exterior living. 

Features
November 15, 2013

Team Austria receives top honors at the 2013 Solar Decathlon.

News
June 03, 2013

The city has already awarded three vacant city-owned sites on streets lined with old-line two- and three-family homes in the Roxbury and Jamaica Plain neighborhoods to teams of developers and architects.

News
March 12, 2013

KTGY Group, Inc., Architecture and Planning, has announced that AMLI Residential has received city approval for AMLI Uptown Orange, a 334-unit eco-friendly apartment community in Orange, Calif.

News
March 08, 2013

While special considerations were necessary in providing the heating and cooling systems for one of the first passive houses built in the U.S., mostly conventional materials were used for the building envelope.

Even the hottest-selling plans from a few years ago need updating to match the c

Even the hottest-selling plans from a few years ago need updating to match the current trends in residential design. Professiona

Features
January 30, 2013

Even the hottest-selling plans from a few years ago need updating to match the current trends in residential design. Professional Builder’s House Review team demonstrates how to revitalize past bestsellers.

News
January 28, 2013

Several builders, remodelers, and other home building industry professionals were honored Jan. 23 as winners of the National Green Building Awards given by the National Association of Home Builders.

With a dual theme of “design innovation and attainable sustainability,” the Show

With a dual theme of “design innovation and attainable sustainability,” the Show Village homes at the International Builders' Sh

Features
January 21, 2013

With a dual theme of “design innovation and attainable sustainability,” the Show Village homes at the International Builders' Show push the envelope when it comes to both modular housing design and ultra-green construction.

Green building: a vital selling tool for builders

Green building: a vital selling tool for builders

Features
November 25, 2012

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

Path to Zero: Tips for building net-zero energy homes

Features
November 18, 2012

Building scientists and leading home builders offer tips and techniques for designing and building 'market-rate' net-zero energy homes.

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March 2014

This Month in Professional Builder

Products

For all of its fiberglass doors, Jeld-Wen now incorporates Neopor, an exclusive technology from BASF that has advantages over the industry-standard urethane core.

Features

Trade-specific occupations represent 64 percent of all jobs in the residential construction industry, and carpenters represent almost half of those construction jobs.