Energy Efficiency

KB Builds 100,000th Energy Star Home
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KB Builds 100,000th Energy Star Home

The Los Angeles-based production builder has hit a milestone in its green building... More

Welcome to the Age of Big Glass
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Welcome to the Age of Big Glass

Home buyers are willing to pay more to bask in natural light and multiply living... More

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A Turning Point for Energy: Solar That's Cheaper Than Wind
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A Turning Point for Energy: Solar That's Cheaper Than Wind

Emerging markets are leapfrogging the developed world thanks to cheap panels. More

The Lowdown on LED Lights
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The Lowdown on LED Lights

These ultra-efficient bulbs are the future of lighting, but they aren't without... More

The Newly Approved 2018 IECC Will Maintain Energy Efficiency Requirements
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The Newly Approved 2018 IECC Will Maintain Energy Efficiency Requirements

The newest code will maintain efficiency requirements of previous energy codes for... More

This Net Zero, Passive House and LEED Platinum-Certified Home Was Built by Students
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This Net Zero, Passive House and LEED Platinum-Certified Home Was Built by Students

Kansas University's Studio 804 designed and built East Lawrence Passive House, a... More

Pulte’s Oakfield Neighborhood Underway on Johns Island, S.C.
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Pulte’s Oakfield Neighborhood Underway on Johns Island, S.C.

A wide variety of sizes and price points will be available in the 595-home community. More

How Buried Ducts Can Be More Cost- and Energy-Efficient In Vented Attic Designs
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How Buried Ducts Can Be More Cost- and Energy-Efficient In Vented Attic Designs

The new 2018 IECC has laid out a new path for using buried ducts with fibrous... More

The U.S. Cities with the Strongest Sustainability Programs
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The U.S. Cities with the Strongest Sustainability Programs

Seattle tops the list, followed by Winter Park, Fla., Philadelphia, and Berkeley,... More

Planned Water Management Reduces Energy Use
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Planned Water Management Reduces Energy Use

Greenbuild KB Home ProjeKt water reductions equal energy savings for home owners... More

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