Comparing Eight Cold-Climate PH Envelopes
Passive Houses with different wall systems are studied to see what their life cycle energy and carbon savings are compared to conventionally built homes.
Greening the exterior wall systems of residential structures is a complicated process, and it hasn’t been made any easier by the emergence of alternative wall systems. Of ... [continue reading]
Whether you are building homes using foundations made of concrete block, poured concrete, concrete poured into foam insulation forms, precast concrete walls, or some other system, greening these systems ... [continue reading]
Passive solar, solar water heating, and PV are making headway in affordable housing design and construction in North Carolina. [continue reading]
Through its careful inspection process, energy efficiency and green building techniques, and development of communities, EarthCraft House is showing the greater Atlanta area that green building can go mainstream. [continue reading]
On one block in New York City, good design and readilyavailable materials trump fancy technology. [continue reading]
If you could tackle a few easy tasks that would keep you warm and snug all winter – and save ...
The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) is proud to announce that BPI-1100-T-2014: Home Energy Auditing Standard has been published ...