Study: US states use twice the resources and services that nature can provide

Study: US states use twice the resources and services that nature can provide

The United States has busted its annual ecological budget, utilizing more resources and services than U.S. ecosystems can regenerate within the full year.

Roofing contractors can expand markets with solar installation certification

Roofing contractors can expand markets with solar installation certification

With solar energy becoming more mainstream in many parts of the U.S., roofing contractors who add photovoltaic installation to their services can greatly expand in their markets.

Installer-friendly ICFs are strong and cut down on waste and labor time

Installer-friendly ICFs are strong and cut down on waste and labor time

As insulated concrete forms gain ground in the residential marketplace, contractors and installers are learning about the benefits of this building system.

Spray foam insulation that incorporates renewable oils and recycled plastic bottles

Spray foam insulation that incorporates renewable oils and recycled plastic bottles

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.

Sustainably produced membranes keep water out of the building envelope

Sustainably produced membranes keep water out of the building envelope

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.

US Park Service marina named first floating LEED certified building

US Park Service marina named first floating LEED certified building

An eco-friendly building is recognized for its gentle impact in a pristine natural setting.

LEED-certified green building projects hit 12,000 mark

LEED-certified green building projects hit 12,000 mark

Major milestone achieved for the global green building market as USGBC reaches 12,000th green building project.

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