Success with Collaboration
There’s a saying that goes “Teamwork makes the dream work.” Many companies put posters of this saying in their offices to encourage workers to collaborate to achieve a specific goal. It ...
Although our federal government is notorious for bad decision making (or no decision making), sometimes it does good work. One example is Energy Star. Energy Star, a federal certification program with many facets, is one ... [continue reading]
One man's history of HERS from the beginning to now. [continue reading]
Over the past 17 years, more than 1.4 million new homes have been certified to earn EPA’s Energy Star label. The Energy Star Certified Homes program, together with its thousands of partners, has transformed the ... [continue reading]
DOE's Better Buildings Neighborhood Program (BBNP) was funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. Initially, DOE made 25 awards to local governmental or nonprofit organizations in amounts ranging from $1.2 million to $40 million. Nine ... [continue reading]
The U.S. Congress has found little to agree upon over the last couple of years. As the 112th Congress closed in December with the fewest bills to reach the president’s desk in 70 ... [continue reading]
Demonstration homes prove that current technology can give homeowners efficiency and affordability. [continue reading]
The world of environmentally sustainable interior design (ESID) has been torn asunder by a deep divide between theory and practice ...
The infographic below highlights some of the the materials and methods on the cutting edge of building in the U....