PATH - A Public Private Partnership for Advancing Housing Technology
Environmental performance refers to the impact on the planet of how we build, remodel, and maintain our homes. For better environmental performance, choose green building technologies and techniques to live more lightly on the Earth.
Green building = quality building: it's as simple as that.
Want to get serious about environmental performance?
Here are five things building professionals can do right now to improve the environmental performance of their homes.
Not a builder?
Here are ten easy things consumers can do right now to improve the environmental performance of their homes.
PATH Tech Sets: From solar energy to indoor air quality, the PATH Tech Sets show you the techniques and technologies to get your project started.
The Energy Efficient Rehab Advisor will help you integrate energy efficiency into your remodeling or rehab project.
Find a green building program.
Room by Room
Whether you're remodeling or building new, a green kitchen can significantly improve the energy performance of your home.
"Green" doesn't only come in green with Low- or No-VOC Paints.
Does Green Cost More?
Yes and no. Many approaches to green building and remodeling cost less and save money today; others cost more today, but save money for years to come.
"Educated buyers are becoming increasingly...
... aware of
green building methods and the impact that building green has on the environment."
Rebates and Tax Credits
What you and your customers should know.
ENERGY STAR outlines the federal tax credits through December 31, 2007.
On the Tech Inventory
See the list of PATH-profiled
technologies noted for their environmental performance.
PATH on Record
Content updated on 2/13/2008
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