Housing Trends

How Energy Efficiency Can Improve People’s Health

How Energy Efficiency Can Improve People’s Health

Energy efficiency can improve public health through weatherization of homes, reducing pollution, and making people’s homes safer. The American Council...

Builder Spotlight: Passive Dwellings

Builder Spotlight: Passive Dwellings

Passive Dwellings creates net zero energy buildings that provide exceptional comfort and will survive for multiple generations. Typical American buildings...

The New and Improved Photovoltaics

The New and Improved Photovoltaics

Photovoltaic efficiency keeps improving. SunPower recently achieved 24 percent efficiency with its panels, delivering 70% more electricity than conventional solar...

Five Technologies That Will Change The Way Houses Are Built

Five Technologies That Will Change The Way Houses Are Built

There are innovative, new technologies that are poised to influence the building industry according to John Ellis, a managing director of...

Solar Energy Proves to Be a Viable Source for Emergency Relief

Solar Energy Proves to Be a Viable Source for Emergency Relief

It was a transaction concocted on Twitter — and in a few short weeks, declared official: Tesla is helping to...

Blower Door Testing and Why You Need One?

Many people look forward to selecting paint colors, countertops and appliances when designing their new homes. One other item that...

Builder Spotlight: Greenhill Contracting

Builder Spotlight: Greenhill Contracting

Zero Net Energy Homes are setting the standard for homebuilding in the 21st Century. Through the use of state of...

10 Tips for Choosing and Working with a Builder

10 Tips for Choosing and Working with a Builder

You may have heard horror stories about problems with builders, budgets spiraling out of control and sites left half-finished. But...

Safer, Stronger Homes: Reducing Your Risk During a Natural Disaster

Safer, Stronger Homes: Reducing Your Risk During a Natural Disaster

With the Hurricane Harvey devastation in Houston and the impending doom of Hurricane Irma en route, we thought it would...

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