Green Home Building Products and Technology

Green Home Building Products and Technology

Stay updated on the latest products, best practices, and technology available for today's greenest homes and communities. Got a story or product to share? Contact Matt Power, editor in chief, Green Builder magazine at matt.power@greenbuildermedia.com 

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New Sliding Door System Makes Small House Design Easier
I really like products like this new hardware package from Johnson Hardware. Putting in a sliding door, as opposed to a standard swinging door, saves about 14 square feet of space in a hallway or room. This product can hold a 400-pound door and comes with all the hardware needed. Check out more innovative green products...
Dec 16, 2014 7:00 PM ET
Sustainability and Comfort — You Can Have Them Both
When it comes to sustainability and comfort, it’s no longer an either/or dilemma. Low emissions and low carbon footprints don’t need to equate to poor comfort. With radiant hydronic systems, gone are the...
Nov 19, 2014 9:15 AM ET
Green Builder Picks the Five Best Building Ideas This Century (So Far)
The building industry is notoriously slow to change, but when the global recession hit a few years ago, smart builders carved a green niche to save their companies. Eco-friendly construction tends to continue, even when times are relatively bad, motivated by the idea of saving money on energy, water, and maintenance. ...
Oct 28, 2014 10:00 AM ET
Ground-Breaking Research Busts Common Myths About Air-Sealing Houses
SEATTLE, October 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ — In a typical residence, there is nearly one mile of exterior joints that can leak air. That’s 5,280 feet of potential problems. Owens Corning, a leading residential insulation industry innovator backed by 75 years of building science expertise, decided to conduct research that would quantify the leakage characteristics of the most important joints...
Oct 15, 2014 9:00 AM ET

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