Green Building

The revenue of green-building materials was $106.32 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach $234.77 billion by 2019 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 12.5 percent between 2013-19.

ASHRAE believes energy efficient construction may become a lower priority in the U.S. Senate with Senator Landrieu (D-LA) as Chair of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.

To better understand the integral quality of a home’s structure, inspecting its unseen parts will usually tell the best story.

Cold snaps and power failures have triggered a moment of truth for advanced energy-efficient homes in the Northeast. JLC talked with some homeowners to find out the facts.

The President signed a bipartisan omnibus spending bill that provides $1 trillion in discretionary funding for federal programs; here are snapshots of building-construction program funding. 

Thanks to a partnership between CFS Green Homes and the Reata Foundation, home owners across the nation will now be able to look forward to having an ultra energy efficient residential home

To reach the goal of 1ACH50, this builder decided to take a page from the PassiveHouse playbook and tape his exterior sheathing seams.

Four states – Alabama, Massachusetts, Virginia, and Washington – are involved in a three-year DOE-funded pilot program started in 2010 to develop and test energy rating labels for homes.

The VISION House Series, a collection of incredibly advanced, high performance, truly sustainable homes built around the country, opened its latest project in Tucson.

It's looking like Ohio, a state long recognized as a pivotal political battle ground in national elections, may soon ban the use of LEED in public construction.