While 60 percent of homeowners rate their homes as “healthy,” more than one in four are uncertain of major health hazards both indoors and outside of their homes.
Sunlight shining through an average size window provides as much light as one hundred light bulbs, but most of that light never makes it to where it is needed most.
Green attitudes are gaining ground, but green purchases and behaviors are stagnant or heading south. And the economy may be the culprit.
Tiny houses come in all shapes and sizes, and a new line offers a modernist look and sustainable building practices.
Though the fireplace is the centerpiece of a room, it is an element that homeowners don't often consider when designing their space.
A new net-zero home in California relied on geothermal heating and cooling to help the builders reach the goal of generating as much electricity as the home uses.
While a world of clean and affordable energy, abundant freshwater, 3D printed houses or worldwide high-speed Internet access won't miraculously appear by the end of 2015, it is the beginning of a better future.
Anyone with beautiful, functional but perhaps drafty windows can have an economical sealing solution without having to replace them.
The Appraisal Institute encourages homeowner to winterize their homes to potentially reduce energy costs, increase comfort in cold months and possibly improve resale value.
As more homebuilders and buyers come to value the RESNET HERS Index Score, new policies will make the score a more powerful tool.
For homeowners worried about the health effects of fluoride in their water, a new filter can remove the substance while retaining healthy minerals.
The PPG Pittsburgh Paints brand named Blue Paisley, a lavish, almost-but-not-quite royal shade of blue as its 2015 Color of the Year.
The 1-percenter end of the U.S. housing market seems to be doing just fine as an estate with an asking price of $195 million hits the listings in Beverly Hills.
Even with ten years of constant price drops, the market is still filled with homeowners who can’t afford to buy solar power systems.
The Nest thermostat expanded its connectivity to leading home automation systems, making it easier for professional installers to make Nest a part of their offerings.