energy efficient

Net-zero homes to substantially reduce energy footprint

So-called “net-zero homes” designed to boost energy efficiency will soon become more commonplace, and that could have a big impact…

4 years ago

Green homes command a premium, but it’s the agent that matters

Most homeowners believe that if they make energy-efficient upgrades to their home they’ll be able to sell the property at…

4 years ago

Zillow identifies energy-efficient home hot spots

Cities with some of the largest carbon footprints are also hot spots for energy-efficient home technology, according to a new…

6 years ago

Choose your words carefully with “eco-friendly” homes

Environmentally friendly homes are easier to market than most, but real estate pros would be wise to choose their words…

7 years ago

More builders are ‘going green’

Homes that come with energy-efficient features and a sustainable design are growing in popularity with an increasing number of buyers.

7 years ago

When Energy-Efficient Buildings Go Wrong…

When the Alberta Court of Appeal reopened after a renovation in 2001 to make the building more energy-efficient, it didn't…

9 years ago

Most homebuyers Seek Green Options When Buying, NAR Says

Most homebuyers seek homes that are energy-efficient and environmentally friendly, according to the National Association of Realtors.  In fact, nine…

9 years ago

The Home of the Future – It’s Now

"Building Green", this has been the building battle cry in trends for some time now. Since 2009 there has been…

10 years ago

Eco-Friendly Home Improvements to Help Your Home Sell

If you are looking to sell your home you should consider making a few eco-friendly home improvements because these are…

10 years ago

Beat the Heat: Home Improvements for A Cool, Cheap Summer

Summer is a time for enjoying lazy days and the outdoors. But no matter what your climate, chances are that…

10 years ago