Those of us with a flair for furnishing and an eye towards the environment often find the two clashing.
Mid 20th-century modern homes have some of the coolest design out there but they are a train wreck in terms of energy efficiency.
One of the major challenges in renovating the historic Chicago Motor Club was selecting an HVAC system that could withstand Chicago's winters and preserve the historic character of the building.
Even with the best level of care, there will come a time when a roof will have to be replaced.
Some recent studies have questioned whether federal weatherization programs were good investments, delivering more value than the cost.
Metal roofing is known as a sustainable, durable choice for many green homes. But it can also stand up to the worst that Mother Nature has to offer.
A long-time environmentalist, actor Ed Begley Jr. is putting the finishing touches on his new net-zero solar powered home.
Fourth generation spray foam insulation reduces the environmental concerns of the product for use in high performance homes.
Most people spend about 90 percent of their time indoors exposed to potential sources of pollution than can lead to discomfort and illness.
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.