More stories about EPA

  • Star Quality

    The latest Hanley Award winner has made his mark on home building by improving our understanding of what we do and changing how we do it.

  • Seattle 2030 District Unveils Energy Dashboard

    A public-private alliance seeks to reduce the consumption and environmental impacts of buildings.

  • Talking WaterSense

    Jonah Schein explains how WaterSense is helping the industry march toward a more water-efficient future.

  • Going to Battle Over Efficiency

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency launches its second-annual competition to reduce building energy use.

  • EPA Releases New Water Data

    A new national study reveals the water savings to be had by moving from standard new-home building techniques to high-efficiency practices.

  • Product Review: Water-Efficient Landscaping

    Reducing outdoor water use is a top priority. Here’s how to combine design and technology for water-efficient landscaping.

  • Product Review: Low-Flow Bath Fixtures

    With the advent of WaterSense certification—and manufacturers’ overwhelming response to it, there’s simply no excuse not to specify water-efficient toilets, showerheads, and faucets.

  • Case Study: Water-Smart Homes, Las Vegas

    As part of an EPA study, Pulte Homes integrates water-efficient features into its Las Vegas production housing.

  • The Water-Efficient Home

    Guidelines for reducing water use in your projects.

  • Product Review: Gypsum

    With a focus on durability and growing attention toward recycled materials--plus a new industry certification program--wallboard offers a number of opportunities to make greener selections.