The Energy Star Home Advisor tool will recommended, customized and prioritized home-improvement projects to save energy and money.
Custom timber frames structures using antique, FSC certified timbers were reclaimed from the industrial and agrarian structures America was built on and to put new use in a custom home.
With housing prices at recent highs, it’s a great time to sell; and still-low interest rates also makes it a good time to buy a home.
From lower prices for solar power to an explosion of ductless mini split HVAC options, high performance home trends continue to develop.
Imagine leaving the windows open all winter long - the energy loss, cold drafts and wasted energy. Overlooked holes in the home can have the same effect
A new survey shows home improvement contractors are optimistic about business in the coming year, with homeowners willing to spend more money.
Did you know that one of the best ways to make your home insulated and "green" is to get your garage door up to snuff?
Perfectly suited to celebrate a mid-decade year that's poised for revitalization, Coral Reef is Sherwin-Williams Color of the Year 2015.
Apartment buildings in Chicago will be eligible for energy-efficiency improvements designed to save energy and cut costs for building owners and tenants.
As the weather takes a turn for the worse, unprotected lumber on building sites is vulnerable to moisture-related problems.
The Appraisal Institute encourages homeowner to winterize their homes to potentially reduce energy costs, increase comfort in cold months and possibly improve resale value.
Advances in heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) equipment that offers higher efficiencies, increased comfort and improved indoor air quality make a new system an attractive alternative to an aging, inefficient system, especially one that is experiencing problems.
Whether it's the air conditioning, heat, hot water or lighting, there are always ways to save money on utility bills.
Just like the sharp lines of a Jaguar catch the eye an auto aficionado, six new gas cooktops will raise the pulse of a foodie looking for a new experience.
One of the top complaints contractors hear during a remodeling project is about the dust that comes with it. Drywall dust, saw dust, fumes and other byproducts of home construction can make the home uncomfortable for those living there, both during and after the project.