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Energy Efficient

Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under Energy Efficient, from most recent to least.

This Week’s Find: A Custom, Compostable Capitol Hill Alley House

This Week’s Find: A Custom, Compostable Capitol Hill Alley House

Nena Perry-Brown | December 4th 2019

This Week's Find is a DC home expected to exceed net-zero energy standards. ... read »

The DC Area’s Highest and Lowest Carbon Footprints

The DC Area’s Highest and Lowest Carbon Footprints

Nena Perry-Brown | May 29th 2019

A map of carbon footprints in the area illustrates the correlation between zip code and high energy consumption. ... read »

Best New Listings: Two Eras of Energy Efficiency

Best New Listings: Two Eras of Energy Efficiency

Nena Perry-Brown | May 13th 2016

This week's Best New Listings include energy-efficient homes from different eras. ... read »

Will DC Eventually Be the Country’s Greenest City?

Will DC Eventually Be the Country’s Greenest City?

Shilpi Paul | February 20th 2013 | 1 Comment

A year ago, Mayor Gray revealed his goal of making DC the "healthiest, greenest, and most livable city in the United States." On Wednesday, Gray... read »

A 2,700-Square Foot Net-Zero Home

A 2,700-Square Foot Net-Zero Home

Shilpi Paul | September 26th 2012 | 2 Comments

This morning, the Atlantic Cities took a look at a four-bedroom, colonial-style home that is as sustainable as they come. ... read »

DC’s Home Energy Audits Are Free…For a Few More Months

DC’s Home Energy Audits Are Free…For a Few More Months

Shilpi Paul | July 24th 2012 | 1 Comment

For years, the District Department of the Environment has been offering free energy audits to homeowners in the District. However, this important... read »

Turn an Old House Into an Efficient House

Turn an Old House Into an Efficient House

Shilpi Paul | June 11th 2012 | 1 Comment

On Saturday, the DC Preservation League invited James Carroll from EcoHouse to give Capitol Hill homeowners some tips on how to make their old homes... read »

The 21st Century Version of the Kit House

The 21st Century Version of the Kit House

Shilpi Paul | January 17th 2012

If entrepreneur Charlie Kamps has his way, your next house will be delivered via FedEx. ... read »

Audit Finds Problems With Government’s Tax Credit Program

Audit Finds Problems With Government’s Tax Credit Program

UrbanTurf Staff | May 30th 2011

In his latest column, long-time housing columnist Kenneth Harney writes that an audit has found a number of problems with the government's tax credit... read »

This Week’s Find: Alexandria Energy-Efficiency Before It Was Trendy

This Week’s Find: Alexandria Energy-Efficiency Before It Was Trendy

Mark Wellborn | May 12th 2011

This Week's Find is a custom 5,000 square-foot home that was built to be energy-efficient before it was the norm in the home building industry. ... read »

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