Sustainability

With energy prices on the rise, buyers are becoming increasingly attracted to the notion of high-performance homes. High-performance homes offer consumers relief with lower energy costs…

Results of a recent survey indicate the number of home builders producing green homes grew 20 percent in 2005, and is expected to increase 30 percent in 2006.

The Residential Green…

Many builders assume they need a hot, sunny state to even consider installing a photovoltaic (PV) system. While there is a benefit to being in these areas, homes in colder climates may be…

Building environmentally sound, sustainable homes was once perceived as a quaint but impractical idea for builders in terms of time and money needed to implement on a large scale. Besides,…

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