7 Ways Biophilic Design Can Enhance Indoor Environments
Human beings not only respond positively to nearby nature, but to variation in biophilic patterns and strategies. Here are some of the lesser known benefits of biophilic design and ways to utilize them through interior design.
NIST Test House Ends its First Year with Energy Surplus
The experimental net-zero-energy residence produced more energy than it consumed...
Four “Do’s” of Selling High-Performance Homes
If the high-performance home market is booming, why do some builders feel that...
Meet the 2014 Hanley Wood Sustainability Council
Continuing our Vision 2020 exploration of the critical goals and deadlines for...
Designing for Resilience
Bill Browning told his audience of residential architects that the real question...
Custom Home’s Guest Blogger Goes Native
Earlier this year, Raleigh, N.C.-based architect Frank Harmon shares his sketches...
Northwest Builders Test the Market with New Homes Pilot
The NEEA program identifies cost-effective methods for achieving the greatest amount of energy savings.
Energy Efficiency Is Possible on a Budget
Building professional says a budget-friendly energy-efficient home requires going back to basics.
Prefab House is Living Lab for Energy and Water Conservation
The New Norris House continues a tradition of simple, affordable design but with less impact on local resources.
Texas Building Pro Leads the Nation in LEED Projects
With 18,710 certified projects and counting, green verifier Steve Saunders is helping to drive his state’s green building movement.