Design Banner

Gathering Place

Posted by Green Builder Staff

Aug 20, 2014 11:20:00 AM

OUR JUDGES DID NOT select this home lightly during the 2011 Green Home of the Year contest. There was serious debate about whether its grandiose scale should count against its “green” building science. In the end, however, the ecological zeal of its execution won them over. Read More

Topics: solar, Insulation, AquaPEX, FSC Certified Lumber, rainwater harvesting, salvaged materials, 2011 Green Home of the Year Awards

4D Home Creates Solar Upgrade for Existing Homes

Posted by Green Builder Staff

Jul 27, 2012 2:09:00 PM

Homeowners adding solar PV or thermal systems are often stymied when they discover that their homes' roof is not strong enough to support panels or faces the wrong way for optimal performance. Plus, every roof penetration is an invitation to spring a leak.

Read More

Topics: PV, 1500 square feet or less, solar, Insulation, Solar Decathlon, Massachusetts

Have an idea for a guest blog for Green Builder Media? Click here to become a blogger.
Get the Schlage Home Connectivity Ebook
Green Builder Ad

Add a comment...