Using the International Energy Conservation Code as a guide for improving existing buildings.
Passive-house construction methods, in building or remodeling, can sharply reduce the carbon footprint of a home.
VertHaus, a New Jersey green developer, retrofits homes on spec. In this example, the home's footprint increased from 2,300 to 5,000 square feet. Can it still be considered green?
Sustainable building certifications are many and varied. We help you make sense of the options available.
Get a standard image and a thermal image with every snap of the 160x120 Thermal Imager from Milwaukee.
ED VOYTOVICH on the need for proper processes and attention to detail if remodelers are going to have success with modern building technologies.
A remodeler uses his own home to train himself and his crew in specific green practices so he can better inform clients.
High-efficiency toilets and faucets are important, but real water savings comes from rethinking water delivery.
Creating a green remodeling template and educating developers so they can use that template in remodeling projects.
CARL SEVILLE: Rather than being an afterthought or sideline to a remodeling project, building science should be integral to every remodel, right from the beginning of the process.