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Imagine Net-Zero and Innovative Design

Imagine Homes has only built high performance homes and is the only builder to have 100 percent green certified homes in the San Antonio area.

By Stephanie Consiglio

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Relearning the ABC’s of Home Building

As we look forward to start-up plans on our third ABC Green Home (3.0), it’s important to understand how to use green design in an affordable home.

By Manny Gonzalez, AIA, LEED AP

Z.E.N: Feel Good About Green

The Z.E.N. Collection (zero energy now) by New Town Builders is a series of zero net energy homes located in Denver, Colorado.

By Stephanie Ornelas

Building for a Quality Lifestyle

LifeStyle Homes is a local homebuilder who strives to create a nearly net-zero community in Harmony. Monterey I is a perfect model reflecting this.

By Stephanie Consiglio

Departments from our current issue

The Bright Future of Zero Net Energy Homes

A growing number of homes are meeting the zero net energy standards, raising confidence that a ZNE goal is realistic given current building technologies. Read more


The Great Recession is Over – Shift in Focus

The first step to prospering in the green building industry is to focus on the health of each homebuyer. Read more

By Katherine Austin

Building Solar-Ready Roofs

Perhaps the greatest challenge to community and home design is the Solar-Ready Roof. Read more

By Ron Nestor

Understanding All Green Options for Homes

New advances in dynamic windows are improving comfort and energy efficiency in homes without compromising daylighting and views. Read more

by Geoff Brown

Making a Dream Home a Green Home

“Staycation” home on Lake Lanier proves upscale living can co-exist with environmental responsibility. Read more

By Bridget Kidd

Solutions to California’s Water Crisis

Reservoirs in California are at record lows as California faced one of its driest years in history. Educating ourselves on water efficiency is a crucial step if we are to survive. Read more

By David Gottfried

Three-Step Process to Selling Green

This three-step process is designed to help aid you in the right direction of selling green sustainable homes. Read more

By Jamie Clark

Mastering Energy Efficiency and Clean Air

As the demand for sustainable homes continues to grow, homebuyers will expect healthier solutions that will improve air quality. Read more

By Larry Hartley

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