Green Design

Close-up ohoto of a water droplet.


April 10, 2015

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

The Prefab Home That Generates Twice the Renewable Energy It Uses
April 03, 2015

A home produces enough energy to charge electric cars and power part of the museum next door

Honda Smart House Tracks Family's Use of Energy

Photo courtesy of Honda Smart House US.

March 23, 2015
Young couple aspires to buy a home
March 05, 2015

If you’re only selling energy efficiency, then you're not seeng the big picture, and you may even be alienating young buyers

Louisville Development to Be Largest Geothermal Community in the U.S.

Google Streetview of Norton Commons.

February 19, 2015

A ground-source heat pump will be required in every unit.

To zero and beyond logo
February 15, 2015

More than 250 of sustainability’s cutting-edge practitioners will gather in Boston

February 09, 2015

Builders considering going green should take a holistic, systems approach to the home

DOE Zero Energy Home logo
January 30, 2015

Father-son team Jerry and Tom Wade of Palo Duro Homes have built a legacy for advancing energy efficiency in housing

Copenhagen makes number 1 of 10 of the World’s Greenest Cities

Copenhagen ranked highest in the index's criteria for a green city, making it number one in the world. Photo: Mystyslav Chernov/Wikimedia Commons

January 30, 2015

Scandinavia takes the lead, as four of its capitals make the list.


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