More stories about High-Performance Building

  • The Balance of Systems

    Codes and Standards chair Sam Rashkin describes how new codes and evolving rating systems are addressing the "house-as-a-system" approach to performance.

  • Pushing Performance

    Systems thinking will take building science into the areas of air purification, rightsized HVAC components, and home energy management systems, says Building Systems Research chair Michael Dickens.

  • Integration and Resilience

    Products and Performance chairs Alex Wilson and Peter Yost envision high-performance products that respond to more stringent requirements and the need for resilient design.

  • EHDA Merit Award: Hacienda Ja Ja

    The compact footprint of this LEED-Platinum Texas home preserves existing live oak trees and promotes passive design.

  • EHDA Grand Award: Primera Terra

    The condo community achieved LEED-Platinum thanks in part to its walkable urban location.

  • Earth First

    A pioneering house fares well during sustainability's ascent.

  • A Vision for Prefab

    Applying architecture to production-level net-zero-energy prefab building modules may help revive the industry.

  • Reverse Engineering

    Modeling future scenarios in an ongoing energy crisis.

  • Product Review: Interior Paint

    Here's how to use the latest criteria to find the best interior paint options.

  • A Passion for Performance

    DOE's Sam Rashkin receives The 2012 Hanley Award for Vision and Leadership in Sustainable Housing.