Tag: Energy Efficiency

Inflation Reduction Act Could Benefit Colorado Builders

2022’s Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) could bring some good news for builders in 2023 and beyond, according to analysts. The act contains $500 billion in...

Green Homes are Designed to Address Environmental and Energy Challenges

Green homes, like those certified by the LEED rating system, are designed, constructed and operated to be resilient in adverse conditions.

Demands for Green Jobs Require More Green Professionals

Clean energy jobs recovered more than half of the jobs lost, and are expected to recover at faster rate compared to the overall job market.

Power Switch: Increasing Home Electrification

Some view beneficial electrification as a plus for single-family home builders as codes and consumers move from fossil fuels to electric power.

Energy Costs on the Rise for Homeowners

With energy costs on the rise, homeowners who use natural gas to heat their homes, costs this winter will increase 29%, according to the EIA.

Green Building Starts in the Bathroom

Bathrooms are one of the highest consumers of energy and water, with on average a family of four using 400 gallons of water per day.