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.
LEED for Homes is just around the corner. Will it fulfill its mission to integrate with existing green building programs while helping out in locations where no such program exists? [continue reading]
From Seattle,Washington, to Westchester,New York, lowincome housing is turning a shade greener. Since 1992, the program known for building homes for lowincome families, Habitat for Humanity, has started ... [continue reading]
Water is an increasingly precious resource that needs to be used more wisely, and there are energy penalties associated with heating and distributing water inefficiently (see “Are You ... [continue reading]
A free design tool can help identify the most cost-effective strategies for improving building energy efficiency and occupant comfort. [continue reading]
Testing reveals how well this building's design and construction are withstanding the test of time - and building occupancy. [continue reading]
It's hard to wrap your head around the amount of number crunching that goes into energy analysis, and how to ...
Bedbug infestation is commonly seen in houses and especially in bedrooms. Bedbugs are small, brownish insects that feast on blood ...