While they come in all shapes and sizes, most prefab homes are an energy-efficient and environmentally sound alternative to traditional homes…
How About A Steel Home? Easy on the Wallet, Easy on the Planet Green homes of the future will contain a lot less wood
The Age of the Steel Home: Besides its strength & resistance to weather & fire, steel is ultimately recyclable; two-thirds of it comes from recycled stock.
In the fall of 1995, a group of architects, environmentalists and builders converged on Atlanta for a symposium on encouraging low-cost green home design in the non-profit sector. "There’s nobody out there really focusing on affordable green housing," says Global Green USA Executive Director Matt Petersen, whose group co-sponsored the conference with Habitat for Humanity, the Department of Energy (DOE) and several private foundations.