Energy modeling specialist and HVAC systems designer Jordan Goldman discusses the pros and cons of high-performance electric heat pumps and how to install systems that work well in today's well-insulated homes.
Nova Scotia–based engineer Natalie Leonard designs residential construction plans based on building science research.
A discovery during demolition changed the original plan to use conventional wood framing for this whole-house renovation.
A cost-effective, alternative installation for a house with exterior insulation.
With low-slung roofs and strong horizontal lines, this new build embodies the renowned midcentury-modern style.
Clean lines and retractable controls help the Elica Arezzo range hood strike a balance between standing out and blending in.
The Ginger pendant by Marset is a practical hanging lamp with a sleek profile that would look great in any contemporary home.
Architect Al Tozer devised a sleek, cantilevered steel structure with large-format doors and windows to take advantage of this home's stunning natural surrounding.
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.
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