• Claim Check

    Resources for deciphering green-product labels and certifications.

     
  • Understanding Vapor Barriers

    The residential building industry has enough controversial construction techniques, incorrect product applications, antiquated codes, and old wives’ tales to confuse anybody seeking the right way to build. And vapor barriers rank high on that list.

     
  • Reaching New Heights

    Helensview Heights is all about sustainability, but far more than just the stuff you can feel, touch, or tack onto a house.

     
  • House Like a Tree

    William McDonough + Partners' design mimics a tree, including using sunlight to generate energy and accruing positive environmental benefits over time.

     
  • New + Notable Green Building Products

    New products for eco-friendly homes, including zero-VOC paint, solar roof tiles, and permeable composite pavers.

     
  • Stack the Deck

    A guide to eco-friendly options among wood, composite, and plastic decking.

     
  • Keeping Them Honest

    A guide to deciphering product specs, avoiding greenwashing, and navigating certification programs.

     
  • Striking Gold

    Partnership with IBACOS and Building America help family-run builder tackle energy performance.

     
  • Alexandria, Va. ¢ May 19. Ford Motor Company launches today the 2010 Transit Connect, a new commercial vehicle built and designed specifically for small business owners.  As part of the launch, Ford is sponsoring the National Small Business Week conference in Washington, DC.  Photo by:  Sam VarnHagen/Ford Motor Co.

    COMING SOON | Ford’s Fuel-Efficient Van

    Light-duty van combines the durability and storage flexibility of work vans with the compact size and fuel efficiency of consumer vehicles.

     
  • Gray to Green

    Thorough product assessment and understanding can help you move from gray to green.

     
  • Santa Fe Enacts Green Home Building Regulations

    New single-family homes must meet code requirements covering six categories.

     
  • Just Out | SouthwallTechnologies Expands

    Heat Mirror inventor to manufacture its own brand of insulated glass.

     
  • Indiana Development First to Achieve ANSI Certification

    The Village in Burns Harbor offers certified homes, a walkable town center, and proximity to public transit.