Information related to green building and building energy efficient new homes.

Green Home Building Overview

There are many types of green construction, the best and worst will be discussed in my green home building overview. Technically most green construction is any building process that saves energy, produces energy, or doesn’t cause excessive pollution. For some simply building a home from nearby lumber and achieving a decent R-Factor rating could be…

Energy Efficient Home Building Construction

New energy efficient home building construction techniques have sprung up in recent years, due to increased energy costs and government response to the crisis. New programs to encourage energy efficient construction have effectively changed building codes all over the United States, for the first time encouraging alternative energy efficient materials such as insulated concrete. Energy…

Steps to Building a House

The need for energy efficiency has created an entirely new set of steps to building a house. Not since the advent of electricity and indoor plumbing has home building been so revolutionized. The new standard for homes is called green, and it has come to encompass a lot more than just energy efficiency. Environmentally sound…