Energy Efficiency

Frost-Protected Shallow Foundations Reduce Costs, Save Energy
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Frost-Protected Shallow Foundations Reduce Costs, Save Energy

With a frost-protected shallow foundation (FPSF), a monolithic slab with thickened... More

Energy-Efficient Construction
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Energy-Efficient Construction

Easy-to-install slab edge insulation solution saves time and money for Kansas... More

Home Built with ICF-Removable Form Hybrid System
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Home Built with ICF-Removable Form Hybrid System

A large zero-energy concrete home is being built in part to add refinements to the... More

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How to Encourage Better Buildings

A few weeks ago USGBC spearheaded the development of a letter sent to several key Senators on proposed changes to the tax deduction for energy-efficient commercial facilities. More

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Energy Efficiency Improvements in Cement Manufacturing

A Duke University study reports that the cement industry reduced its energy intensity by 13% over the last 10 years. More

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Wind Farm Takes Shape on Route 66 Southeast of Kingman

Western Wind Energy Corporation started putting up the support columns for five 350-foot tall wind turbines and 500-megawatt solar panels on more than 800 acres. More

Monitoring and Controlling Moisture
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Monitoring and Controlling Moisture

Recently constructed buildings are more energy efficient than their predecessors... More

ICFs for Energy Efficiency
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ICFs for Energy Efficiency

Building a home that makes as much energy as it consumes requires extreme... More

CC's GreenSite Projects of the Year
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CC's GreenSite Projects of the Year

A project was chosen as CC's best of 2009 in each of the following categories:... More

Sustainable Home of the Year Runner-Up
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Sustainable Home of the Year Runner-Up

Two single-family homes recently built in Yellowstone National Park achieved LEED... More

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