Green Home & Building

Passive House_Salem, Oregon

A Passive Green House Rises In Oregon

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.

A Guide To Understanding Green Buildings

Interested in what, exactly, makes a green building green? In this green building guide we cover certification programs, elements of green buildings, and more.


What Is LEED? The Guide To Your LEED Questions

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.

Zero Energy Casita

The Zero Energy Casita: A Green Abode Unveiled

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.