An ICF building project that uses traditional lumber for door and window openings won't deliver all the benefits that it could.
One of the keys to a successful insulated concrete form project is to end up with straight and true walls, and one manufacturer has addressed that problem.
The 2008-09 recession, with its accompanying tidal wave of foreclosures, rendered many individuals and families leery about undertaking a new single-family home purchase.
Green or vegetative roofs add a touch of nature to a building and reduce the environmental impact on the surrounding area.
Saint-Gobain, the world’s largest building materials company, will incorporate some of its green building products in the renovated corporate headquarters building it will lease.
Despite some reservations in the green building community, spray foam has become one of the top options for creating a tight building envelope for better home performance.
Fueling our vehicles with clean, unlimited renewable energy, makes sense financially, environmentally and socially.
A high performance home starts from the ground up. Keeping water and air out of the places it doesn't belong in the home's envelope goes a long way to make the home more durable and comfortable, not to mention more efficient.
Scot Horst, senior vice president of LEED, USGBC, talks about LEED v4 that was announced at Greenbuild in Philadelphia in November 2013.
An eco-friendly building is recognized for its gentle impact in a pristine natural setting.