High-Performance Building

A High-Performance Silo Home with Rural Roots
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A High-Performance Silo Home with Rural Roots

In Bentonville, Ark., GreenSpur’s high-performance Silo model is one of 11 homes... More

How Much Is Green Worth?
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How Much Is Green Worth?

High-performance homes are the new favorites in D.C.'s home market. More

Top 25 Cities for Commercial Energy Star Building Certifications
Four Keys to Designing a Net-Zero Home
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Four Keys to Designing a Net-Zero Home

Construction blogger Matt Risinger talks about high performance homes and provides... More

A Tremendous Treehouse
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A Tremendous Treehouse

Cool treehouse design is futuristic and low-impact. More

Phrase of the Future: Zero Net Energy
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Phrase of the Future: Zero Net Energy

Buildings are getting greener and smarter, with some that consume only as much... More

Who's Buying Into Net-Zero Home Building?
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Who's Buying Into Net-Zero Home Building?

Wall Street Journal staffer Kris Hudson canvasses industry pros--including... More

7 Sustainable Design Trends From The Living Building Challenge
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7 Sustainable Design Trends From The Living Building Challenge

Seven performance categories of the Living Building Challenge have made their mark... More

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Do You Understand Home Performance?

In this video segment from the 2014 Remodeling Show | Deck Expo | JLC Live (R|D|J), Jeremy O'Brien breaks down building science principles that provide homeowners knowledge to decipher what goes on in the home, and allow professionals to guide customers in achieving the comfort they seek. More

Outcome-Based Compliance Path Approved for the IgCC
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Outcome-Based Compliance Path Approved for the IgCC

The option lets design teams quantify a completed building's energy consumption ... More

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