Beyond Zero Energy in European Homes
Where is energy efficiency in buildings headed in Europe? Key trends in Germany, Europe's leading construction market, provide useful insight.
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) found that PV systems on Energy Star homes make an impressive combination. [continue reading]
A new Habitat for Humanity-built home is a net producer of energy, having met and exceeded its zero-energy goal. [continue reading]
Energy Star homes in Phoenix save energy, but there is still room for improvement. [continue reading]
A vapor retarder that changes permeability with changing relative humidity provides added protection against moisture problems in exterior walls. [continue reading]
Oregon has recently joined the ranks of states supplying the valuable Home Performance with Energy Star home energy service. Sponsored by EPA, Home Performance with Energy Star was launched ... [continue reading]
If you need convincing about the marketability of green building, author Jerry Yudelson offers up a dozen reasons why green is the way to go. &... [continue reading]
Huge changes are happening across a variety of industries that will significantly change the way we live. These include the ...
While working on my upcoming article about California's owner-builder movement and its connection to today's tiny homes, I reconnected with ...