Deadline Tomorrow: Sustainability Superheroes Unite! For the past decade, Green Builder Media has bestowed Home of the Year awards upon a wide spectrum of remarkable projects. But our annual awards program isn’t just limited to amazing green homes. We also celebrate impactful innovations, sustainable municipal programs, and, my favorite, Sustainability Superheroes. Do you, or someone you know, qualify for this prestigious distinction? More
The All-Electric Home Has Arrived It’s no coincidence that housing’s transition from fossil fuel-based heating and appliances to all electric concurs with the dropping per-watt cost of renewable energy. More.
That 'Ounce of Prevention' The old axiom, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” famously attributed to Benjamin Franklin, is believed to have referred to fire prevention, but it can apply to many kinds of threats that result from a host of man-made and “natural” disasters. More
The Builders’ Guide to California’s 2019 Title 24 Code The 2019 Title 24 Code brings 50% more stringency to residential housing in just one code cycle. It’s all done in the noble interest of cost-effective energy efficiency, but it is challenging to building professionals who must balance new requirements with profitability. More
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