Portland, Oregon, already playing host to an array of green buildings, gets another as the uber-eco EcoFlats apartments open to renters. We take a preview.
Green Home & Building
The Make It Right Foundation–created by actor Brad Pitt, after visiting New Orleans, post-Katrina–is dedicated to the green re-building of the Lower 9th Ward.
The Portland Water House, as showcased in this photo gallery, is an example of how public/private partnerships are moving forward the green economy.
Greensburg, Kansas, population 900, was devastated several years ago by a powerful tornado. The town has now rebuilt itself to become one of America’s greenest communities.
Jim Wilson, CMO of Sage, talks about how he believes his company’s smart glass is set to change the way green buildings work.
Wondering what all the buzz about home energy management is about? We break down some of the different energy management tools currently available.
One of the owners of the first Passive House certified new construction home on the West Coasts talks to EarthTechling about this ultra-efficient dwelling.
Interested in what, exactly, makes a green building green? In this green building guide we cover certification programs, elements of green buildings, and more.
As LEED certification for buildings grows in popularity, so does the interest of those who aren’t familiar with the program. Our LEED guide explains the founding of the program, its rating systems, and its pros and cons.
2002 Alpine, a very expensive eco-luxury mansion in Colorado some might find to be home sweet home, is now up for sale. We turn to one of the project’s collaborators for the pricey details.
Ever wonder what goes into a net zero energy home? Zero Energy Casita designer and well known green home builder Don Ferrier walks us through some of the things that can make a home truly green.
Thinking about a green home for your next purchase? What exactly makes a green home? We turn to Portland-based realtor and green house lover Amber Turner for the details.