November 10, 2011
How the best builders adopt new materials and building techniques to boost quality and profits.
September 17, 2009
Used to building big houses with big budgets, the Picton brothers earned a platinum rating with their first modest green home—but mastering the learning curve wasn’t always a smooth ride
May 21, 2009
Thanks to the green-building movement, energy efficiency is becoming a mainstay in the IRC and the IECC. But what does it mean to you?
April 30, 2009
In a dense urban neighborhood, this remodeled bungalow goes green with recycled materials, solar energy, gray water, and room for the owners’ day jobs
January 14, 2009
This home uses five systems to reduce its environmental impact, lower its operating cost, and improve its connection to the land.
A new interactive tool that emphasizes quality practices for builders, architects, designers, and homeowners
November 12, 2008
Seal air leaks first, then add extra insulation for an energy-saving improvement with great bang for the buck.
October 21, 2008
Get an in-depth look at a near-zero energy house featuring recycled materials and solar-heating and rainwater-harvesting systems
A video introduction to Portland's Green Homes Tour + Info Fair
A resourceful homeowner and his contractor explain how they created a sustainable home on budget in under five months
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