A rising number of new homes include renewable energy features, a trend that is apparent in both single-family and multifamily construction.
The New York Green Bank should stimulate private sector financing for commercial, multifamily, and residential renewable energy and energy efficiency projects.
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.
The new system uses live plant material to provide shade and generate renewable energy.
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory's Golden, Colo., facility, designed by RNL Design.
A new addition to the state’s list of accepted renewable energy sources may help reduce costs of heating and cooling large buildings.
Senate Bill 2150, signed into law last month by Illinois Governor Pat Quinn increases the number of utility companies that will meet renewable energy goals and creates specific goals for solar energy in Illinois.
A white paper from the Institute for Building Efficiency explores financing models for energy efficiency and renewable energy in existing buildings.
The USGBC’s New York affiliate issues a report and call-to-action for specifying energy-efficient glass enclosures.
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