April 20, 2017

Zero Energy Advocate Profile: Earth Advantage

Making buildings better has been their aim for more than a decade. Now Earth Advantage has set its sights on making zero energy buildings a reality in the Pacific Northwest and beyond.
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April 20, 2017

Zero Energy Builder Profile: Anthony Aebi of Greenhill Contracting Inc.

This New York builder is taking his business to the next level by making every project a zero energy home. Anthony Aebi is hands on with construction and customers, too.
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April 17, 2017

Energy Saving Product Spotlight: Lunos Takes the Ducts Out of Ventilation

Tight homes need efficient, effective ventilation. Until now that has been accomplished by a heat recovery ventilator with an elaborate duct system. Now there is an option that ventilates and recovers heat, without the ducts.
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April 15, 2017

New Book Review: Design Professional’s Guide to Zero Net Energy Buildings

When an architect and an engineer get together to write a book, you know it will be interesting. Better yet if both of them are the same person. Here’s a book that should be on every building and design professional’s bookshelf.
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April 14, 2017

Sold! Why Understanding Home Energy Performance Will Become a Key to Real Estate Success

Real estate professionals should enhance their home energy performance capabilities in today’s evolving residential market, or risk falling behind those who do.
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April 7, 2017

The Best Cities for Living Without a Car

Commuting to work, school and shopping has far less impact if you don't drive an automobile. Redfin has compiled a list of the top-ten large cities for living car-free.
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March 23, 2017

Why Build Zero Energy Homes?

Sam Rashkin, Chief Architect at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office, outlines the case for building and designing zero energy and zero energy ready homes.
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March 23, 2017

How to Sell High-Efficient Homes of the Future

Have you ever tried to explain what makes a zero energy building better? It’s harder than it seems to explain a sometimes complicated theory in a clear and compelling way. Sam Raskin, Chief Architect at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office, shares how we can improve zero energy home marketing.
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March 23, 2017

Zero Energy Upgrades Could Cost Zero Dollars

There’s a way to pay for the entire cost of the upgrades needed to take a home all the way to zero energy. Find out how and use our handy cost calculator to estimate the price of your own project.
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March 22, 2017

Save Energy to Make Jobs

If you wanted to be called a business genius, you would look to future for the “next big thing,” right? Here’s a hot tip: renewable energy and energy efficiency are the job creators of the future.
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