- Green building acoustics.
- Downsizing: how to build a tiny house.
- New approaches to water conservation.
- Fannie and Freddie threaten PACE loans.
- Perception vs. reality: the cost of green building.
- Is the problem auto dependency or suburbia?
- Buyers want usable energy efficient homes.
- Passive House standards gain traction.
- Why not Passive House?
Cabin Fever, a Florida-based company with an office in California, makes some slick green structures that can be used as weekend retreats, home offices, extra bedrooms, sheds, and anything else along these lines. Shown here is the Maxwell Cabin. It’s a 320 square-foot model that sells from $32,500, depending on options.
A couple weeks ago, the FTC released a final rule relating to new labels for light bulb packaging. The labels are designed to help consumers understand the differences between traditional incandescent, compact fluorescent (CFL), and light emitting diode (LED) bulbs. They’re also supposed to help consumers save money and energy, which is, after all, the ultimate goal with new technology.