Alaska's Sustainable Village
The University of Alaska Fairbanks takes part in the higher-education trend of efficient student housing
Architectural design has a new attitude toward the environment and follows the principles of ecology, energy efficiency, and sustainability. [continue reading]
Value engineering allows a development of 30 affordable three-family homes to meet Energy Star standards. [continue reading]
Without national or local codes or regulations to mandate well-sealed apartment buildings, selling the cost benefit of tight building practices is key. [continue reading]
Cohousing communities are neighborhoods designed and managed by residents seeking a cooperative living arrangement. These developments foster community, save money, and reduce environmental impacts--including residential energy use. [continue reading]
Several electric utilities in New England developed the Energy Crafted Home program to encourage the construction of single-family and multifamily homes that are substantially more energy efficient than those built to code. [continue reading]
The Net-Zero Energy Coalition convened the second Net-Zero North American Leadership Summit from March 3–5 as part of NESEA’...
In the hierarchy of dreaded activities, reviewing the monthly electricity bill ranks alongside stepping on the bathroom scale. As with ...