3 Steps for Building Carbon Neutral Houses 3 Steps for Building Carbon Neutral Houses
July 16, 2021
Entrepreneur Magazine
Aaron C. Smith
To kick off a carbon neutral home revolution, a new generation of green builders must start by assessing our footprint, normalizing carbon offsets, and enacting realistic government regulations.
Kicking Gas and Taking Names Kicking Gas and Taking Names
March 10, 2022
Construcutopia
Quinn Purcell
Guided by a EEBA Team Zero Webinar/Podcast presented by Ann Edminster, founder and principal of Design AVEnues LLC, and author of Energy Free: Homes for a Small Planet, here are some facts about the gas oven and its magnetic replacement.
10 Design Tips for Building Net Zero Ready Homes 10 Design Tips for Building Net Zero Ready Homes
January 5, 2022
Constructutopia
Quinn Purcell
Terrence Mosley from the U.S. DOE suggests that homes are only affordable if they help minimize comfort, health, and maintenance expenses, while still optimizing future value. Provided by EEBA Academy course: "A Cost-Effective Path to Healthy, Affordable, Net Zero Housing with DOE’s ZER Program."
Inside the Mind of the High-Performance Homebuyer Inside the Mind of the High-Performance Homebuyer
January 5, 2022
Professional Builder
Suzanne Shelton
New data sheds light on what homebuyers really care about when it comes to sustainability, helping builders improve their products
A Home for the Ages: Sustainability, Health, and Attainability in One A Home for the Ages: Sustainability, Health, and Attainability in One
December 16, 2021
Pro Builder
Rich Binsacca
The Sustainable, Healthier Home in North Canton, Ohio, is a model of energy efficiency, performance, and attainability for 55+ buyers, featuring EEBA and Charis Homes
Finding a Bettr Way to Build Homes Finding a Bettr Way to Build Homes
December 6, 2021
Constructutopia
Novid Pars
Bettr Homes builds zero-energy, high-performance homes for the entry-level market. It simplifies the construction process by using structural insulated panels (SIPs) instead of traditional stick construction.
Nearly 28,000 Zero Energy Units Up-And-Running in North America Nearly 28,000 Zero Energy Units Up-And-Running in North America
November 22, 2021
Constructutopia.com
Quinn Purcell, Associate Editor
The 2021 EEBA study shows the shifting landscape of zero energy ready homes, and how the homebuilding business drives the demand.
Energy-Efficient Isn’t Enough, So Homes Go ‘Net Zero’ Energy-Efficient Isn’t Enough, So Homes Go ‘Net Zero’
November 16, 2021
The New York Times
Jane Margolies
Demand for residences that produce as much energy as they consume is being spurred by climate concerns, consumer appetite and more affordable solar technology.
Thrive Home Builders a Twelve-Time winner of the Department of Energy Grand Award in Housing Innovation Thrive Home Builders a Twelve-Time winner of the Department of Energy Grand Award in Housing Innovation
October 26, 2021
Yahoo News
Denver-based Thrive Home Builders is now a 12-time Grand Award winner in the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Housing Innovation Awards. The award recognizes U.S. builders deemed experts in the field of high-performance, energy-efficient homebuilding and whose homes meet the rigorous technical requirements specified by the DOE’s Zero Energy Ready program.
Built Environment CEOs Sign Diversity Commitment Built Environment CEOs Sign Diversity Commitment
October 18, 2021
Boston Real Estate Times
The National Institute of Building Sciences has secured 20 signatures from leaders committed to supporting greater diversity in the built environment.
4 Principles for Building a 100-Year Home 4 Principles for Building a 100-Year Home
October 11, 2021
Entrepreneur Magazine
Doug Tarry
Doug Tarry, President of Doug Tarry Homes writes, " As climate change continues to wreak havoc, more and more homebuyers are asking the right questions of their builders: Is this home capable of withstanding high winds and rain? Will it keep my family safe and healthy? How will it conserve energy and contribute to sustainability?"
Home Construction Using ICFs: Building for Sustainability, One Block at a Time, Featuring Charis Homes Home Construction Using ICFs: Building for Sustainability, One Block at a Time, Featuring Charis Homes
July 14, 2021
Probuilder.com
Nick Vaccaro
Ohio builder Charis Homes uses insulated concrete forms (ICFs) to build the Sustainable, Healthier Home in collaboration with Pro Builder Media and the Energy and Environmental Building Alliance.