Comparing and Contrasting Residential Green-Building Certifications
In residential construction—much more than in commercial construction—there are a surprising number of green building rating systems. These systems have different criteria to rate green buildings. This leaves homebuyers, builders, and ...
The North East Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) hosted the 13th Annual Quality Building Conference in Cromwell, Connecticut on March 12-15. [continue reading]
If a nationally known expert on building trends is correct, the home retrofit and remodeling marketplace will become dominated by corporate players who sell contracting services with their products. [continue reading]
Financing and marketing were major topics at the Home Energy Rating System Council-Financing Residential Energy Efficiency conference (HERSC-FREE '96) in San Antonio. [continue reading]
From the cooling climate of Texas to the heating climate of Minnesota, builders met in November to discuss not only the latest approaches to addressing the house as a system, but also how to expand that system to include the environmental effects of building houses. [continue reading]
In the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Aspen, Colorado, about 250 members of the Boulder-based E-Source gathered for the ninth annual Members' Forum. [continue reading]
A new building envelope sealing technology designed to effectively seal the outer shell of homes and buildings was unveiled today ...
On the heels of its 10th Annual North American Passive House conference, Passive House Institute US (PHIUS) today announced a ...