A net zero energy home doesn’t have to look any different than any other home, but there are certain products that are better suited than others to help you achieve your net zero energy goals. Here are some examples.
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SIP-built may cost more up front than conventional stick-built, but thrifty construction and long-term cost savings offer all kinds of comfort and value.
We’ve put together a guide to today’s top prefab ADU manufacturers to help you find an option that fits your style and budget.
Sure there’s ratings and certifications… But a green real estate agent on your side provides expertise, invaluable guidance, and a commitment to a better future
Architects and builders continue to innovate with structural insulated panels (SIPs), proving the benefits of affordable, healthier, and more resilient homes.
The benefits of solar aren’t just limited to those who install solar themselves. Community solar allows almost anyone to reap the rewards with no upfront costs.
Brett Vredevoogd and Pamela Brookstein join host Marla Esser Cloos to talk about IRA money and how certifications can impact real estate and appraisals.
New, green concrete options are emerging to help lower the embodied carbon of homes and buildings and achieve global climate goals.
Abandoning gas for all-electric appliances? The electrical panel is the unsung hero of any home electrification project.
Home EV charging setups can be tricky. So we’ve developed a primer: from model options and safe installation, to pricing and solar storage.
Heat pump dryers are an exciting, relatively new electrification technology. One can cut perhaps 10% of your household energy use.
Embodied carbon accounts for creating and installing the materials in your home—and could exceed the total carbon footprint of operating your home for decades.
Consider the harm of rampant outdoor lighting. Then look to LED low-voltage landscape lighting for maximum lighting effects and minimal environmental impacts.
Proper framing, installation, glazing, and styling come together – extending the lifetime of your windows, saving energy, and reducing your carbon footprint
Investments in green upgrades not only make your home a wonderful place to live now, but a great value when it comes time to sell.
Energy Innovation encourages you take advantage of home electrification, and then share your story with your community and, most important, local policymakers.
Do you know how to unlock the true value of your green home upgrades? Green home realtor Christopher Matos-Rogers shows us around the appraisal Green Addendum.
We can limit climate change to 1.5 ℃! The IPCC calls us to reduce our home’s eco impact, use renewable energy, and deploy energy efficient solutions. Now!
Solar panels will increase your home’s value in several ways. These lend confidence in your solar investment and may motivate prospective buyers and lenders.
The Sonnen ecoLinx solar battery storage system is so customizable that it adapts to your lifestyle and fully manages energy usage in your home.