Bamboo is a popular bedding material but not without good reason. There are a number of things about bamboo comforters that make them one of the most popular ones amongst the range of organic bedding available today.
Moisture can cause many structural problems and create a very unhealthy home for your family when mold and mildew begin to form. Building a home that deals effectively with moisture requires...
Typically, supply and exhaust ventilation systems can pressurize or de-pressurize the home. A house under enough negative pressure can pull air down the chimney...
Since rising temperatures bring rising energy bills, ways to save on utility bills become top of mind – and a home energy audit is a great way to reduce costs and realize energy savings.
For anyone considering a green home project, take time out to consider the fast-growing world of prefab and systems built homes. With her new book Prefabulous World: Energy-Efficient and Sustainable Homes around the Globe, author Sheri Koones opens the door on this global phenomenon.
When you start researching ventilation fans, you'll find the noise level is rated in sones. Most of us are more familiar with decibels. Decibels and sones use a different scale, but both start at zero.
After one of the toughest winters in recent years, the net-zero energy test house in suburban Washington, D.C., not only absorbed winter's best shot, it came out on top, reaching its one-year anniversary on July 1 with enough surplus energy to power an electric car for about 1,440 miles.
Thinking of allergens, there are a few stars that get most of the attention. There’s pollen, of course, as well as mold and dust. Right up there with them is the felis catus, a.k.a. the domesticated housecat.
Just as we’ve wrapped up spring allergy season comes the annual summer onset of ozone warnings. Weather announcers in many cities provide daily updates this time of year, categorizing the levels anywhere from safe to...
Low-voltage radiant heating has many advantages over other considerations. It is easy to install because it is a strong, yet flexible, thin plastic heating mat made of an innovative polymer blend that can be cut to size.