Experts say saving energy can be as simple as modifying a motion detector
Mayor de Blasio wants to begin construction on at least 500 homes by the end of summer
The winning teams produced market-ready design solutions for zero-energy-ready, high-performance homes that are comfortable and durable.
Other central features include a solar energy system, greywater recycling, wind debris-resilient windows
Prime contractors would only be responsible if the subcontractor reneges on their responsibility
Prices continue to rise while sales drop from February
With all residential buildings required to be Zero Net Energy by 2020, building practices and technology will rapidly evolve in Calfornia and nationwide
Cities and counties will have to adopt one of the last three editions of the International Building Code, any other regulations adopted by Mississippi Building Code Council
Code changes would be the latest step in the county's greening campaign, including reduced construction fees and new solar and wind regulations
Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 14.5 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 384,000 units in March, according to data from HUD and the Census Bureau.