sustainable homes

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.

For the six-floor condo building, MESH Architectures deployed mass timber for its aesthetic and environmental benefits.

The recipients demonstrate innovative, sustainable design. And several show that, with housing, small can be mighty.

Phius (Passive House Institute US) has updated its Passive House certification standards for 2021 onward—with net zero as the goal.

“New tech” this and “smart device” that—how am I supposed to know what’s best for my build? Look no further, for here are the simple smart tech solutions you need to get started on.

Passive House design is energy-efficient, but may require a bit of extra planning. Here are nine resources to ensure you’re in the right hands when implementing Passive House principles in your own project.

The Catskill Project aims to deliver 90 acres of single family homes in “one of the most energy efficient residential developments in the Greater New York Area,” according to project leaders.

Watch on-demand: Three experts share the latest trends, data, tips, and best practices for designing, building, marketing, and selling homes that are both smart and sustainable.