Green Homes News

Advanced Framing methods save material, money and energy when implemented.
February 24, 2016
One of Make It Right Foundation’s most important steps to saving money and making greener, more energy efficient houses has been the project wide adoption of Advanced Framing techniques.
The hardest part of building a shipping container home, is getting past the zoning regulation.
April 13, 2015
Interested in building a green shipping container home? Here’s what you need to know when it comes to zoning regulations.
The Zero Cottage is certified LEED for Homes Platinum. It is the first Passive House-certified home in San Francisco and officially achieved Net Zero Energy Building Certification in June 2014.
September 16, 2014
As of August 2014, approximately 2,700 homes had achieved Platinum Level certification, the highest recognition granted within the LEED for Homes rating system.
Even eco-conscious inhabitants of NYC apartments with utilities included can find themselves overconsuming energy and water.
September 16, 2014
Apartments with utilities included use significantly more energy than those where tenants pay their own utilities. This is especially bad news for New York City.
June 26, 2014
You can prevent a draft from your fireplace and save energy and money by installing a fireplace plug, cover or door.
June 26, 2014
Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York unveiled his plan for the first $1.7 billion of Hurricane Sandy recovery funding, which includes green building and energy efficiency requirements for rebuilding homes.


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