More stories about High-Performance Building

  • high-design, low-impact house wins multiple awards

    A couple's family homestead sets an example of net-zero energy performance in the Northeast.

  • sbic honors high-performance buildings

  • net-zero living is light on sacrifice

  • Custom Builder Offers Hot Tips at Ecobuild Conference

    High-performance homes are high-publicity projects, he said during his seminar, "Designing and Building High-Performance Homes."

  • Online Service Offers Free Green House Plans

  • Free Software Assesses Building Energy and Emissions

  • texas chill

    Arthur Andersson, AIA, looked to Southwestern cliff dwellings when designing Block 21 in Austin, Texas. The mixed-use project contains the television studios and performance venue for “Austin City Limits,” office and retail space topped by a W hotel, and private residences.

  • food for thought

    Toronto-based Teeple Architects is interested in architecture that not only occupies its environment, but is a full-fledged extension of it. The 60 Richmond Street East Housing Co-operative project is an application of the principle.

  • going green, affordably

    Say green design, and what comes to mind are geothermal heat pumps, tankless hot water heaters, and roofs that plug into the sun. The most recognizable green features are also the priciest, and sustainable design is still viewed as an upgrade that only the well-off can afford. While there's some...

  • PATH Identifies Top 10 Remodeling Technologies

    The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing (PATH) has chosen 10 innovative building technologies, systems, and processes to improve energy and resource efficiency in existing houses.