May 14, 2008
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.
April 18, 2008
Reports from three case studies outline what it takes to achieve LEED for Home's silver, gold, and platinum ratings
April 16, 2008
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.
LEED for Homes is a new, comprehensive national certification program for green, energy-efficient homes. Builders who’ve tried it like it, but will it change the way houses are built?
Federal and state incentive programs make rehabilitating durable old buildings cost-effective
How much higher do energy costs have to rise before people will pay a premium for a house that is LEED-certified?
April 7, 2008
Common-sense solutions for creating homes that are self-reliant, resilient, and versatile
March 5, 2008
Tour the IceStone plant where recycled glass and concrete combine into countertops and floors
Manufacturers have improved old materials and developed new ones, expanding the potential for new and remodeled kitchens.
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