Renewable Energy

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Toward Sustainability: Vision 2020 Offers a Deep Resource on Green Building Topics

ECOHOME's Vision 2020 program brings together leading experts in sustainability, providing a great resource for remodelers and building professionals. More

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Sizing up Green: Combining Big Size With Sustainability Goals

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? More

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Giving the Green Light: A Remodeler Uses His Own Home as a Green Test Case

A remodeler uses his own home to train himself and his crew in specific green practices so he can better inform clients. More

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Time to Come Clean: Survey Shows Americans Support Clean Energy

Regardless of political leanings, Americans want government support of clean energy technologies. More

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Busting Renewable Energy Myths
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The Folly of Deep Energy Retrofits

MICHAEL ANSCHEL: Are deep energy retrofits all they're cracked up to be? And what, exactly, constitutes a safe deep energy retrofit? More

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Getting Warmer: Ecological Economics and the Real Costs of Energy

An alternative economic theory that provides more reasons why using sustainable materials and undertaking energy retrofits is a good idea. More

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Green Building, Renewable Energy Directories Launched
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History Redux: Creating a Sustainable Design for a Historic Home

This historic Santa Barbara boarding house now exceeds LEED Platinum standards,... More

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Green Renovations: A Remodelerís Key to Success

Sustainable retrofit expert David Johnston offers tips for high-efficiency remodels. More

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