Boyce looks at the trade-offs between super energy-efficiency and livability in his analysis of Pure Blue, Brookfield Home's latest energy-efficient demonstration home.
Sustainable builders and architects share their go-to green products and ways of working.
Colorado architects and builders offer insights and experience on building energy-efficient homes.
Six new tech-oriented home products received an enthusiastic response at the Pittsburgh Home & Garden Show.
Meet the house plan that won the energy-efficient category in the 2015 HOWIEs.
The 5 types of resource-efficient water heaters now available and how they can save you energy, water, and money.
Thanks to a successful public-private partnership to rebuild New Orelans after Hurricane Katrina, the city offers lessons in energy efficient home building.
FreeGreen's entire library of energy-efficient plans is now part of the Houseplans.com inventory.
Green design and development experts share what you need to know before breaking ground.
Interest in adapting the shipping container esthetic for home design is a growing trend.
Architect/Sculptor/Furniture Designer Olle Lundberg's cabin in the Northern California woods.
A Maine architect designs Michigan's first certified Passive House to be rooted in tradition.
A getaway cabin prototype inspired by farm structures and built at the Strathmore Mansion in North Bethesda, Maryland.
Energy efficient design through common sense approaches to seals, HVAC, water use, and the selection of appliances and fixtures.
Straw bale building now part of national building code -- basic information about this construction method.
High performance windows and doors are key elements in the passive design of the Karuna House.
Building an energy efficient house begins with orientation to the sun and taking advantage of thermal mass.
Explaining how electric and hydronic radiant heat in floors works, and the basic ways to use it.
Newsflash: 40- and 60-watt incandescent bulbs are no more.The new LED replacements last much much longer.