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The Housing Awards Program, now in its 13th year, was established to recognize the best in housing design.
Paisano Green Community leads sustainable design and construction in affordable housing while working within a difficult climate.
The new requirements include carbon monoxide alarms and removal of default leakage rates.
The energy consumption of U.S. homes in 2009 was 48 percent heating and cooling, down from 58 percent in 1993.
Ruby House in Salt Lake City, Utah, is an innovative example of energy performance in residential design and construction in one of Salt Lake City’s oldest and most prestigious neighborhoods, the “Avenues,” where Victorian homes and landscaping have been faithfully restored and quaint bungalows line the streets.
Constructing its first ever net-zero energy house was not without challenges for Marc Rutenberg Homes, as the Florida-based luxury builder was intent on using sustainable materials that could garner the project a LEED Platinum certification and yet also remain true to the elegant Mediterranean aesthetic for which the company is known.
While wood-framed structures have been predominant in most single-family residential construction for a number of years, it’s only been recently that this style of construction has garnered more widespread support in multistory residential developments
Marc Rutenberg Homes is striving to create a net-zero energy path to the future.
The leaders of Pasadena are addressing affordable housing and homelessness issues in its communities, and the production and preservation of affordable housing is one important solution.
A 100-year-old former church-turned-apartment integrates a water reclamation system to reduce tenant costs.
In The Integrative Design Guide to Green Building: Redefining the Practice of Sustainability, 7group's principals and integrative design pioneer Bill Reed introduce design and construction professionals to the concepts of whole building design and whole systems.
EDC's Green Product Buzz Guides bring you the latest in green building products and services from companies exhibiting at trade shows, including Greenbuild, the AIA Expo, Coverings, Surfaces and more.
Welcome to EDC's crossword puzzle. This puzzle was created specifically for the green building industry by Myles Mellor; all the clues and answers relate to industry terms. Click to view the interactive version of the puzzle that appeared in print. Or if you prefer, you'll find a PDF link to this month's puzzle and solution.