Resilient Energy Star residence wins design award

Green GOOD DESIGN identifies and emphasizes the world’s most important examples of sustainable design, while also helping develop public awareness about companies that provide the best in ecological and sustainable design.

Paradise Found named 2016 Color of the Year

The serious, aloe green was inspired by consumers’ search for security, protection, privacy and resilience in an uncertain world.

Home Energy Savings: The Rules They Are a Changing

What is the single most effective thing you can do to save on the cost of heating and cooling your home? Recent reports cited by the U.S. Department of Energy found the single most effective means of conserving home energy for the majority of U.S. homeowners today is air duct sealing.

How to mix radiant and forced air heating and cooling

Many homeowners would like the comfort and efficiency of a radiant heating system, but are unfamiliar with how it could integrate with a forced air system.

This Old House uses duct-sealing technology on deep green retrofit (video)

The use of aeroseal technology to improve the energy efficiency and indoor air quality of a newly constructed home was featured on the latest episode of PBS’s This Old House.

Creating the Perfectly Heated Home Gym

If you decide to create your own home gym there are a few essentials whether you are in to it weight loss, cardio fitness or strength training.

Plants and landscaping for restoration

It's a bit crowded today in studio on the Green Gab! Marla Esser just announced to our listeners the she has a new co-host. I, Tony Pratte, am excited and honored to lend my voice to this fun, new show.

Summer's hottest and most energy-efficient home cooling systems

Many people might be surprised to learn mini-split systems are a smart home improvement investment that is both energy-efficient and eco-friendly.

Create a dream entryway

Creating beautiful entryways can be as simple as an update to or the addition of door glass.

A master planned community battles California's drought with aggressive water conservation methods

One new master planned community uses drought resistance measures, home and irrigation technologies and landscaping efforts to reduce water usage below state requirements.

New home automation switch connects with Nest thermostat

As homeowners integrate more smart products, manufacturers are making sure different components can talk to each other.

Study: Adding insulation to existing homes could save 37 billion kwh

The study quantifies energy savings, pollution reductions and public health improvements if all the under-insulated homes in the U.S. were brought to 2012 code.

Do you live in a water wise city?

Residents in more than 4,100 cities pledged to save over 1.9 billion gallons of water over the next year.

Ten Most Common Code Violations - Part Two

Knowing what to look out for will help you to pass your building inspection with flying colors. Failing an inspection can be costly and time consuming and can eat into already tight profit margins. Here are some of the most common reasons building fall short of code expectations.

Is a tank or tankless water heater right for your home?

With changes in the efficiency regulations for home water heaters, more people are considering a tankless water heater.

Stop air infiltration no matter what the climate

Stopping air infiltration is paramount to lowering energy bills and improving indoor air quality and comfort.

Tame the water and energy-wasting monster in your home

Homeowners, contractors and plumbers are making an eco-friendly change, and fast.

Sign up for EEBA's Excellence in Building Conference & Expo

There's still time to register for the 2016 EEBA Conference & Expo, Sept. 27-29 in Frisco, Texas.

Growing a healthy banana tree with the help of radiant heat

Check out the safe, self-regulating, low-voltage radiant heat options to warm your home, greenhouse, banana or palm trees.

Solar energy and giving back to everyday heroes

Gabbing Green today about solar energy and giving back to some everyday heroes. On this podcast I welcome, Krissy Truesdale. She is a remarkable young lady that founded, Solar for our Superheroes.

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