On Chicago’s southwest side, The Plant is a sustainable business incubator and collaborative research facility that’s close to achieving its net-zero energy goal.Read More
The window market is leaning towards high-performance tilt-and-turn units.Read More
Metrostudy chief economist Brad Hunter comments on market strength in the top 10 states for new home sales in 2014, despite overall low conversion rates nationwide.Read More
Technology is only one part of the puzzle. Greening urban centers also literally can mean making their streets leafier and cooler.Read More
How do the towers of today compare to the skyscrapers of the past?Read More
The cost of electricity is going up (both in dollars and in environmental and health impacts). Here are some tips for reducing your costs and impacts.Read More
A spotlight on nine items that can be controlled from the convenience of your smartphone. Read More
A new survey reveals that security is the No. 1 driver behind smart home adoption.Read More
There's a lot of potential for improving the energy efficiency of the existing housing stock.Read More
Michael Anschel, CEO of Verified Green, and Carl Seville, partner at SK Collaborative, discuss Greenstar, EarthCraft, and Passive House.Read More
These modified concrete sinks add an environmentally friendly elegance to kitchens and bathsRead More
The House of Representatives has passed legislation to permanently provide a tax deduction to landowners who place their assets in protected conservation easements.Read More
Named the most innovative product of the year at the 2014 Lightfair Innovation Awards, this fixture offers continuous, seam-free linear illumination. Read More
Urban foresters in various regions of the country explain how to protect trees from the effects of climate change.Read More
The National Institute of Building Sciences’ free online guide compiles performance-based criteria and codes for public and commercial building projects.Read More
The USGBC’s New York affiliate issues a report and call-to-action for specifying energy-efficient glass enclosures.Read More
Known for its innovative uses of materials, the Switzerland-based firm finds a contemporary application for one of the world's oldest construction materials.Read More
Stat of the Day
EcoBuilding Pulse's interactive heat map displays how each state ranks for total energy costs, and breaksdown average electric, natural gas, and fuel costs from WalletHub's "Most and Least Energy Expensive States" report.Read More
A nifty interactive tool from Climate Central allows users to find out what temperatures their city is expected to average by 2100, and to compare that projected weather to current conditions in other metropolises.Read More
From wood-wool cement wall tiles to ultra-clear fire-rated glass, these products give spaces a sustainable finish.Read More
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