Energy Efficiency

Women in Green: A Decade Later
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Women in Green: A Decade Later

What impact does gender equity have on activism to combat climate change? A lot,... More

Scaling Up Sustainability from Buildings to Cities
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Scaling Up Sustainability from Buildings to Cities

A new era of programs aims to apply high-performance design practices beyond... More

How Trump's Potential Budget Cuts to the EPA Could Affect the Building Industry
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How Trump's Potential Budget Cuts to the EPA Could Affect the Building Industry

The administration is eyeing a 24 percent reduction in the Environmental... More

The Compromise Between Costly Energy-Saving Features and Utility Savings
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The Compromise Between Costly Energy-Saving Features and Utility Savings

A report from the NAHB shows that potential home buyers are placing more emphasis... More

Living the Dream of a Net-Zero House
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Living the Dream of a Net-Zero House

The growing number of firms offering energy-efficient modular designs has made a... More

Five Digital Tools for Architects to Test Building Performance
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Five Digital Tools for Architects to Test Building Performance

Energy modeling, once in the strict purview of engineers, can now be undertaken by... More

Applications for Builders from the 2015 Solar Decathlon
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Applications for Builders from the 2015 Solar Decathlon

The U.S. Department of Energy’s 2015 Solar Decathlon showcased innovations in... More

SURE House: Sustainable and Resilient
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SURE House: Sustainable and Resilient

The 2015 Solar Decathlon team from Stevens Institute of Technology wanted their... More

GRoW Home: Merging Greenhouse and Home
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GRoW Home: Merging Greenhouse and Home

Designed with the urban gardener in mind, GRoW Home from the University at Buffalo... More

NexusHaus: A Modular Design Addressing Density
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NexusHaus: A Modular Design Addressing Density

The main focus for students from 2015 Solar Decathlon Team Texas/Germany was... More

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