Technology has become integrated into our homes with devices such as networked doorbells, smart thermostats, and wireless light bulbs.
Utah’s Terra Sol community brings renewable energy to affordable living
Terra Sol near downtown Salt Lake City includes 40 single-family detached units and 20 twin homes, all equipped with renewable energy technologies typically found in high-end custom homes.
Idaho, green, sustainable, Meadow Ranch, active adults, 50+
Idaho-based ActiveWest Builders recently completed its new sustainable, 80-home Meadow Ranch community for active adults in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.
Living Building Challenge comes to Alaska
The Cascadia Green Building Council and the Aleutian Housing Authority (AHA) have commenced the Living Aleutian Home Design Competition to design a new, energy-efficient home for an Atka, Alaska man. The competition follows the principles of the Living Building Challenge 2.0, which encourages builders to create today’s greenest homes.
Five leading architects and designers present their concepts for sustainable, energy-efficient living.
housing starts, housing market, new home construction, multifamily construction
Builders began work on more U.S. homes than forecast in September on rising demand for apartments and condominiums as more Americans become renters.
The GO Home in Belfast, Maine
KB Home's Primera Terra residential community in Playa Vista, Calif., and ActiveWest Builders' Meadow Ranch Development in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, are among the projects recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council as 2011 LEED for Homes Award winners.
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