Cool Roofing Choices Expand
Government rebates, savings, and pursuit of LEED points are making cool roofs a popular and affordable option with homeowners, builders, and architects. Building material manufacturers and suppliers are proving more than happy to meet the demand.
Top Trends for Green, High-Performance Homes
Watch out, dealers: Big builders are rapidly making green, high-peformance homes...
Exterior Insulation: Thinking Outside the Box
In typical construction, insulation is concentrated in the wall cavities. But...
Windows Wanted: Cash Reward
Larger sizes, darker colors, energy efficiency, and durability shape the future of fenestration.
Build it Right
With the new standards for the federal Energy Star Qualified Homes program issued...
Like a spaceship rocketing into the heavens, the Energy Star for Homes program is...
Concrete and clay tile roofing have long been favorites in the Sunbelt region for...
Home Star Bill Introduced in House
Several House members today introduced legislation creating Home Star, a measure designed to spur employment by giving tax credits for energy retrofits of homes.
Home Star Energy Retrofit Bill Introduced
Senate Finance Committee Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., and a pair of bipartisan co-sponsors have introduced the Home Star Energy Retrofit Act of 2010, legislation to create jobs by providing up to $6 billion worth of tax rebates for the installation of energy-efficient products.
New House on the Block
A glut of excess housing and no significant rise in existing home sales have made...