A wiki guide to research for This New House project
*NOTE: A Google Image search is not research. Do not obtain floorplans from a Google Image Search!



Building Green


  • Some Search Terms you might try (with sample searches performed in Google Advanced and at Amazon.com):

Sustainable Technology Items (add these to your home)

Sustainable Design Principles & Techniques (build your home using these ideas)


Remember, all you really need to know is what it is (does), whether it fits your house, and whether it's econimacally feasable (not crazy expensive).

Home Design


  1. Decide what kind of house you want to build by reviewing Architectural Styles.
  2. Visit these sites to find a house you like:


Keep track of your stuff.


General Research Sources


Some great research sources you might consider are:
Research Resources: