The Cottages at Cypress

Spotlight Article:

The Cottages at Cypress

A Net Zero Energy Low-Income Senior Housing Development

Keep Reading


How Net Zero Can Save New England Homeowners Thousands of Dollars

premium CONTENT
August 31, 2013

Data on 20 net zero homes shows significant reduction in monthly energy costs, among other intangible benefits. [continue reading]


Inside the World's Tightest House

Author: Todd Hoener
premium CONTENT
August 30, 2013

Tom Marsik and Kristin Donaldson of Dillingham, Alaska, recently achieved the distinction of building the world's tightest residential building. The World Record Academy, an international organization that certifies world records, presented the award to their ... [continue reading]


American Performance

Author: Dave Stecher
premium CONTENT
October 31, 2012

A Passive House Is Put to the Test in the United States [continue reading]


The Incredible, Affordable Solar Decathlon 2011

premium CONTENT
March 01, 2012

Last September, 19 college teams with more than 4,000 students from around the world arrived on the National Mall's West Potomac Park. Their mission: Build a self-powered solar house for less than $250,000 to compete in architecture, energy ... [continue reading]


Virginia's Most Energy-Efficient Home

February 29, 2012

A home with a modest start wins the Most Energy-Efficient Home of the Year award for 2010 over 302 other EarthCraft-certified homes. [continue reading]


Euro Technology

Author: Dan Berube
premium CONTENT
January 03, 2012

Experiences and lessons learned on one house doctor's journey between countries east and west [continue reading]

How Do You Define and Guarantee Quality?

Tom White

How Do You Define and Guarantee Quality?

Proof is possible! That's the motto and mantra of Corbett and Grace Lunsford, with the Chicago-based Building Performance Workshop. They ...

Designing Turtletown: Part 2, The Larger Framework

Kenneth Black

Designing Turtletown: Part 2, The Larger Framework

There are a wide variety of ways that personalize a built environment. The most interesting of these built environments are ...

Earn BPI CEU credits
Home Performance with EnergyStar
SPONSORED CONTENT Insulated, Air-Sealed Drapes Learn more! Watch Video
Email Newsletter

Home Energy E-Newsletter

Sign up for our free monthly

How can Home Energy serve you better?

Let us know how by taking our short reader survey.

Take the survey