Green Projects



News
October 13, 2010

A home in Victoria, B.C., has earned “Petal Recognition” in the Living Building Challenge, making it one of the greenest buildings in the world.

News
October 12, 2010

The first Emerald-status home in Illinois, and one of only 21 nationwide, has been built in Wheaton, Ill. JAW Builders created the 3,600-square-foot, single-family home, which features geothermal heating and cooling, recycled wood substrate siding, and bamboo flooring.

Features
October 07, 2010

Instead of price chasing the competition, Wathen-Castanos reinvents itself as a high-performance, green builder to grow during the market’s ‘darkest days.’

News
September 18, 2010

Who can design a home with the lowest carbon footprint? That’s the challenge being presented by APA in the Florida Carbon Challenge, a design competition to take place throughout Florida in November and December, 2010.

News
September 18, 2010

Fulton Homes announced that beginning October 1, all of their homes will be built to meet Energy Star New Homes Version 3.0 (also known as Energy Star 2011) standards.

Features
March 01, 2010

Home builders can offset cost premiums for going green by following these best practices from the NAHB Research Center.

Features
January 01, 2010

Stormwater management plans and low-flow fixtures are among the top water-conservation measures employed by home builders, according to a Professional Builder survey.

Features
April 01, 2009

We examine why bamboo flooring is green and how to determine its quality

Features
January 01, 2009

Systems work in harmony to produce a green living environment

News
December 01, 2008

Lawsuits are surrounding green projects in the commercial construction. What does this mean for green home builders?

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