Jul 28, 2014 5:52:00 PM
May 13, 2014 11:23:00 AM
JOSEPH BENNETT, an architect based in Austin, Texas, completely remodeled his own 1917 bungalow, transforming it into a 2,500-square-foot, two-story home. The remodel earned Silver LEED and Austin Energy Green Building 5 Star certifications; the bungalow’s HERS rating is 55.
Apr 15, 2014 4:57:00 PM
Topics: Green Landscaping, LEED, Energy Recovery Ventilation, HERS, 2600 to 3400 square feet, natural daylighting, green roof, 2010 Green Home of the Year Awards, LED Lighting, rainwater harvesting, salvaged materials, Florida, Recycled Products
Dec 1, 2013 3:14:00 PM
WITH A HERS Index of 38, the 1,808-square-foot Specht Home is a certified PHIUS+ Passivhaus, also built to EarthCraft Virginia standards—“a small ecological footprint” built on a 20-acre site.
Topics: Super-insulated Envelope, High-Performance Windows, 1600 to 2500 square feet, solar, Energy Recovery Ventilation, solar hot water, Virginia, HERS, Low Flow Faucets, PHIUS+ Passivhaus, Mainstream Green, Passive design, LED Lighting, 2013 Green Home of the Year Awards
Dec 1, 2013 1:39:00 PM
2013 Green Home of the Year Awards
Best Resilient Design - Quebec, Canada
THE OWNERS OF this 2,701-square-foot Kenogami passive house by Ecohome built it after a previous home was destroyed by fire. It includes features such as water harvesting, plus careful attention to resilient exterior features, including fire-resistant landscaping.
Topics: PV, High-Performance Windows, kitchen, solar, HERS, 2600 to 3400 square feet, Fire-Resistant Design, PHIUS+ Passivhaus, natural daylighting, Passive design, Residential Retrofit, LED Lighting, 2013 Green Home of the Year Awards, Canada