An architect builds a new energy-efficient home with plans to live simply on the land, paying homage to the farmstead that once stood on the site.
The designer and builder of the 2018 Fine Homebuilding House detail why they chose mineral-wool batts and high-density boards for all of their insulation needs.
Brian Hayes and Michael Maines are among a small number of residential building pioneers who are beginning to consider embodied carbon in their projects.
Explore these examples of high-performance homes to get inspiration for your own energy-saving home projects.
Watch this recording of our recent online seminar and Q&A session to learn the ins and outs of high-performance electric HVAC systems and how to choose the right system for your next energy-efficient home.
A guide to materials for flooring, countertops, cabinetry, and more that benefit people and are better for the environment.
The world’s first Living Building Challenge–certified home is a study in integrated, sustainable design
These high-performance building standards and certification guidelines help architects and builders create comfortable, super-energy-efficient houses.
After centuries of evolution in building technology, the basic needs of comfort and durability are still the driving forces behind high-quality home design and construction.
In his book Water in Buildings: An Architect’s Guide to Moisture and Mold, research architect William B. Rose makes building science both understandable and interesting.
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