Cars, appliances, and televisions have long carried a “window sticker” that cites performance data. Is it time for new homes to carry something similar that addresses sustainability?

Homes have a collection of systems, some of which have these performance labels, but most homes do not. Is it possible to create one for the home itself, and would it be useful for home buyers? First, it is important to outline what constitutes a sustainable house. The Australian Government’s…