Going for Zero

  Locals try to build Virginia’s most energy efficient home   Some people embrace sustainable living by making small changes like switching to energy-efficient compact fluorescent light bulbs. Others, like Diane Lewis and Randy Thomas, are a bit more ambitious. The couple is attempting to build a zero-energy home – a feat that has yet …

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Howerin to build 14 NRHA townhomes near ODU

  Norfolk’s housing authority is adding townhomes to an older neighborhood between Ghent and Old Dominion University.   Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority selected Howerin Construction of Norfolk to build 14 EarthCraft townhomes along the south side of 26th Street at Hampton Boulevard.   EarthCraft is a certification process for single-family and multifamily projects, according …

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EarthCraft Virginia

  EarthCraft Virginia serves as a blueprint for building multifamily homes with high energy efficiency and healthy indoor air quality through environmentally responsible design and construction.   Read More

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