Apologies to Paul Simon, but when I looked at the long list of design ideas I compiled while at the International Builders’ Show in Orlando, I thought I’d try to mention 50 of them—a nice round num
There's more public awareness of the need for water conservation, but the U.S. still has the highest per capita water consumption in the world
A home produces enough energy to charge electric cars and power part of the museum next door
Photo courtesy of Honda Smart House US.
If you’re only selling energy efficiency, then you're not seeng the big picture, and you may even be alienating young buyers
Google Streetview of Norton Commons.
A ground-source heat pump will be required in every unit.
More than 250 of sustainability’s cutting-edge practitioners will gather in Boston
Builders considering going green should take a holistic, systems approach to the home
Father-son team Jerry and Tom Wade of Palo Duro Homes have built a legacy for advancing energy efficiency in housing
Copenhagen ranked highest in the index's criteria for a green city, making it number one in the world. Photo: Mystyslav Chernov/Wikimedia Commons
Scandinavia takes the lead, as four of its capitals make the list.