May 27, 2008
After the test equipment is put away, a home energy auditor explains what to do next
May 14, 2008
Passive survivability is a life-safety issue. How long could you live in your house without power or fuel?
Voluntary Department of Energy program promotes and supports energy-efficient design and construction
A contest-winning design squeezes a vaulted living room, a master suite, and room to breathe onto a pencil-thin lot.
What sort of house can you build on a 25 ft. by 100 ft. lot? An architect walks you through her award-winning design.
Micro-cogenerators, or combined heat and power (CHP) systems, are both environmentally friendly and a money saver
April 18, 2008
Reports from three case studies outline what it takes to achieve LEED for Home's silver, gold, and platinum ratings
The most-important door in your house might just be a blower door
April 16, 2008
A first-time owner/builder with a modest budget pools talent and resources to create an energy-efficient cottage with rich Craftsman details.
An innovative solar-heating system is the foundation of an artist’s small country house, where an equally smart plan accommodates both life and work.
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