Nearly a quarter of single-family builders installed energy-producing equipment such as geothermal heat pumps and photovoltaics in new construction projects last year, according to NAHB.
These environmentally friendly finishes and systems promote daylighting, the use of recycled materials, and sound dampening.
A new study shows 90 percent of polled voters think it's important to include energy efficiency as part of the country's energy solutions.
Lighting, seating, and structural panels are among this week’s collection of products that do good with recyclables.
Begin the year with an eye toward eco-friendly design with these six surfaces, lighting, and energy-management wares.
In the U.S., Solar PV is getting more powerful.
A new online tool gives manufacturer and third-party data to consumers and the trade for products in 17 categories from lighting to photovoltatics and to HVAC.
Good design and eco-friendly features set these finishes, fixtures, and other building materials apart from the rest.
These chemical-free pools are the next best thing to a backyard swimming hole.
A white paper from the Institute for Building Efficiency explores financing models for energy efficiency and renewable energy in existing buildings.
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