Passive House building in North America has become more prominent with announcements of multifamily and single family home projects that will meet the rigorous standards for energy consumption.
Not only are green buildings healthier, productivity lifters, and worth more money, the insurance industry confirms that they’re better insurance risks.
Most people spend about 90 percent of their time indoors exposed to potential sources of pollution than can lead to discomfort and illness.
A beautifully landscaped yard can up the value of your property and gives you a reason to spend time outdoors surrounded by nature; great for mind, body and soul.
Green remodeling is a hot topic in the housing market. Green homes tend to sell well, and many sellers are considering the value of using green practices and technologies to make improvements to their current homes.
A model home for a golf course community in Pennsylvania exceeds DOE Zero Energy Ready Home requirements, delivering long-term value for its new owners.
HERO financing enables homeowners to make energy- and water-efficiency improvements and pay for them through their property tax bill.
Being a “green” homeowner means buying less, reusing more, and making do with what the Earth gives us - recognizing both its limitations and our own.
Energy efficient lighting becomes more affordable as GE launched low-cost 60-watt replacements to entice customers to switch from CFL to LED technology.
You know the story…drop a pebble in a pond and watch it create a seemingly, endless ripple effect. It always amazes me that the ripples seem to go on forever, touching so many things in their path.