Frost-Protected Shallow Foundations Reduce Costs, Save Energy
With a frost-protected shallow foundation (FPSF), a monolithic slab with thickened...
Easy-to-install slab edge insulation solution saves time and money for Kansas...
Home Built with ICF-Removable Form Hybrid System
A large zero-energy concrete home is being built in part to add refinements to the...
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.
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.
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.
Monitoring and Controlling Moisture
Recently constructed buildings are more energy efficient than their predecessors...
ICFs for Energy Efficiency
Building a home that makes as much energy as it consumes requires extreme...
CC's GreenSite Projects of the Year
A project was chosen as CC's best of 2009 in each of the following categories:...
Sustainable Home of the Year Runner-Up
Two single-family homes recently built in Yellowstone National Park achieved LEED...