Moisture is one of the most damaging elements buildings can encounter. It’s also the leading cause of construction litigation.
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.
Photo courtesy of Grow Community.
In wellness communities, homeowners can cut costs and feel less isolated
Multifamily projects that pass a green certification will be granted a 10-basis-point reduction
Photo: courtesy Mount Holyoke College
Taking energy-efficiency lessons from theory to practice by building a passive house