Energy efficiency

Competing in the U.S. Department of Energy's biennial Solar Decathlon, UC Davis' students had extreme weather in mind while creating their entry, Our H2Ouse. Similar to Missouri University of Science and Technology's…

For their entry into the U.S. Department of Energy's biennial Solar Decathlon competition, students from the Missouri University of Science and Technology had empty nesters in mind. Their creation, SILO (Smart…

Thanks to features such as solar panels, energy-efficient appliances, and geothermal heating and cooling systems, homes in the a new Austin, Texas, development produce as much energy as they consume.

Even homeowners in the midwest, a region not known for its abundant sunshine, can tap into solar power.

Redfin and Sun Number examined the largest midwestern cities and…

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