South Carolina’s Eclipse Cottages builds compact units that help homeowners live “more abundant” lives—instead of maintaining, and paying for, square footage they don’t use.
In collaboration with Spacial, the biggest prefabrication company in the northern United States, CAZA has developed sustainable and customizable accessory dwelling units throughout the country.
A March 2022 survey of realtors indicates clients’ interest in energy-efficient homes, the value of promoting sustainability, and the best ways of communicating wants and needs with builders.
Mitrex’s solar panels come with fully customizable designs, from solid colors to limitless patterns.
A breakthrough invention by a team of Stanford researchers allow solar panels to begin generating energy at night.
New building tech from Europe, like dynamic glass and flexible building skins, could gain wider adoption in our future. Here are some examples of sustainable techniques and technologies to keep an eye on.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Zero Energy Ready Home Program is a list of criteria for builders to follow in order to achieve an affordable net-zero home. Experts from EEBA’s Extended Summit webinar have provided a roadmap for getting started.
Thinking of downsizing? This Georgia project shows that micro living can deliver major benefits.