Excellence In Housing
In Housing

News and tips for homeowners about green building and energy efficiency that benefit your family and help protect the environment.

Welcome to ExcellenceinHousing.com, a trusted resource for green building practices, news and innovations on energy efficient features and design, and indoor air quality and livability since 2004.

Whether you’re building a new home or renovating, we’re dedicated to helping you evaluate smart choices that can make your house healthier, more durable, comfortable, safer and energy efficient.
Choosing the right options now can yield measurable benefits for years to come, as well as adding to the value of your home, while reducing operating costs and maintenance expenses.

High Performance Options

Highly efficient homes combine energy-efficient construction, appliances, and lighting with a host of design aspects that create value and durability. They focus on savings, comfort, health and quality. Green building is surging in popularity, with more options than ever for homeowners. (Read More.)

Why It Matters

Green building promotes lower total ownership costs through utility savings, as well as increased durability and an improved indoor living environment. It also fosters environmental awareness and more efficient use of increasingly scarce resources. (Read more.)


Considering how much time we spend in our homes, designing a house that supports health and comfort has plenty of benefits for more than just the environment. Research shows that the right green building and energy efficient choices have a positive impact on health. (Read more.)