net zero home

After building high-performance, energy-efficient homes for 30 years, Colorado’s Thrive Home Builders takes on a new target: carbon impact.

Since 2013, the Department of Energy has honored innovative builders constructing zero energy ready homes. This year’s winners include 26 homes in 18 states.

Decarbonization, sustainability, and other progressive initiatives were hot subjects at this year’s EEBA High Performance Home Summit.

High-performance home building seems like a daunting feat, but simple tricks can go a long way. We’ve put together six pieces of advice from award-winning home builders on how to build and sell healthy, cost-effective homes.

The New York-based climate technology company electrifies and decarbonizes buildings—more than 1,200 of them so far.

A Massachusetts nonprofit asked the building community about its net zero and net zero ready projects—including how much more they cost. The results might surprise you.

Despite the challenges COVID-19 presented, Rice Architecture’s design-build program engaged the community in helping design an energy-efficient Auxiliary ADU.

When I set out to build a net-zero house, I knew my design had to be small and smart: a grid-tied, net-zero home that was super-insulated and super-airtight. Is it really possible to get through a Wisconsin winter on solar electricity alone?