Building Science in Action

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Tag: Healthy Home

Creating Green Homes That Perform for Your Customers and Your Business

The decision to offer homes that are high performance, energy efficient, non-toxic, sustainable—whatever the preferred term—involves many considerations. Of course, green building techniques and products reduce a home’s environmental impact as well as owners’ operational costs, but what do they do for a builder’s bottom line?


Building High-Performance Features into Production Homes

To build a house to the rigorous Passive House standards involves a large investment that may be challenging to many profit-minded home builders. The idea of lowering the home’s carbon footprint is certainly appealing to many homeowners, but the substantial upfront cost is a roadblock that may be tough to overcome. This article offers a few ideas for overcoming this roadblock and building a higher performing home.


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