5 low-cost products that pay for themselves on your water bill

5 low-cost products that pay for themselves on your water bill

Shorter showers and fewer car washes can save only so much water. These online-available products can help you get every last drop's worth from your water bill.

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3 advantages to building with LEED materials

3 advantages to building with LEED materials

Green approach contributes efficiency, value, sustainability risk

3 secrets to living in an ICF home

3 secrets to living in an ICF home

Homebuyers tend to look at using ICF construction for energy efficiency and strength.

Electric Radiant Heat: Lower temperature and larger heating area

Electric Radiant Heat: Lower temperature and larger heating area

Radiant heating is better at maintaining an even temperature than traditional heating systems.

Green Gab Podcast | Moisture – Not in My Home

Green Gab Podcast | Moisture – Not in My Home

The secret in our homes with all this water and moisture around us, is figuring out how to keep the balance.

Golden State's solar mandate represents golden opportunities

Golden State's solar mandate represents golden opportunities

Industry must help residents see value of renewable energy option

Wis. builders works to boost visibility of zero-energy homes

Wis. builders works to boost visibility of zero-energy homes

Good design, ensuring buyers understand financial and lifestyle benefits are key

BIM and ICFs: A winning combination

BIM and ICFs: A winning combination

Designing and specifying a high-performance building has never been easier, thanks to BIM.

ICFs helping protect these 8 waterfront homes

ICFs helping protect these 8 waterfront homes

Blocks used to help structures endure Mother Nature's fury while still promoting appealing aesthetics

In 2017, Georgetown transitioned into a 100% clean energy city. I wanted to find out why & how

In 2017, Georgetown transitioned into a 100% clean energy city. I wanted to find out why & how

Renewable energy source contracts included fixed prices for the city's long-term future.

Heating technology has come a long way

Heating technology has come a long way

How conductive polymer is changing today's heating technology.

Plastic consuming our global home

Plastic consuming our global home

World Environment Day spotlights pending dangers, encourages everyone to minimize usage

How to save money, protect environment during drought

How to save money, protect environment during drought

Conservation, technology can make significant impact

ICFs speed up below-grade structures

ICFs speed up below-grade structures

A basement shouldn't be a damp, scary place to store your household junk. But if it's built out of block or poured walls, it might be.

ProudGreenHome.com announces products and media editor, Instagram channel

ProudGreenHome.com announces products and media editor, Instagram channel

Moves designed to "reach audience where they are"

5 net-zero energy homes designed to inspire

5 net-zero energy homes designed to inspire

Projects prove sustainable construction achievable on multiple levels

LEEDing Tiny house joins green buzz

LEEDing Tiny house joins green buzz

Structure meant to serve as example of sustainable building on small scale

Why Radiant Floor Heating is Best

Why Radiant Floor Heating is Best

There are many reasons to consider radiant heating for your home, but here are some of the best reasons.

Green Gab Podcast | Energy Efficiency through Innovation

Green Gab Podcast | Energy Efficiency through Innovation

Convenience, safety and energy efficiency can be achieved through today’s innovations, including home control and automation, smart appliances and renewable energy.

9 products to caulk, seal your way to summer comfort

9 products to caulk, seal your way to summer comfort

As high summer dawns, these affordable, easy-to-use products can make you more comfortable...and frugal.

Reduce construction time with ICFs

Reduce construction time with ICFs

For builders time is money. A builder that can take days or weeks out of the construction cycle will be more profitable in the long run.

Savona, Italy, Europe's first LEED-certified city

Savona, Italy, Europe's first LEED-certified city

Community becomes third to earn recognition, joining Washington, D.C., and Phoenix

Three-tower mixed-use complex in Tel Aviv earns LEED Platinum

Three-tower mixed-use complex in Tel Aviv earns LEED Platinum

Landmark TLV will create an unparalleled work-live-play experience for Tel Aviv's thriving start-up, tech, and entrepreneurial business culture and its major players.

Bedroom CO2 levels impact restful sleep

Bedroom CO2 levels impact restful sleep

Fresh air solutions improve interior ventilation

4 strategies for avoiding home asthma triggers

4 strategies for avoiding home asthma triggers

Bringing in fresh, filtered air key to preventing problems

Search for your lost shaker of salt in Margaritaville's green retirement communities

Search for your lost shaker of salt in Margaritaville's green retirement communities

Each home in the Latitude project was designed to provide a low-maintenance, energy-efficient lifestyle.




Use ICFs for log home foundations

Use ICFs for log home foundations

If you're thinking about building a log home, or other pre-fab or systems-built home, start with a strong foundation.

Creating cutting-edge home warranties

Creating cutting-edge home warranties

Builder looks to incorporate monitoring into homebuilding's future

The world of interior trim

The world of interior trim

As we get closer to the finish line of building my new home, I wanted to take the opportunity to revisit one of my favorite sources of knowledge.

Green Gab Podcast | Water and Your Landscape

Green Gab Podcast | Water and Your Landscape

There are many different ways to think about water and how it affects our homes and land. Join us in this episode to explore managing and using stormwater and landscape around your home with ideas from rain barrels to native flowers.

Consider This During Your Bathroom Remodel

Consider This During Your Bathroom Remodel

A bathroom remodel is among the more costly improvements to a house. Here's one item that costs less than many bathroom vanities to consider for a remodeling project.

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Tankless Water Heaters: Electric or Gas?

Tankless Water Heaters: Electric or Gas?

It doesn’t make sense to let power-consuming objects continue to consume power when they’re not in use. The same holds true for water heaters. As more U.S. homeowners give up the tank, the question about energy source becomes critical. This white paper compares tankless water heaters, highlighting important points of consideration.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: EcoSmart Green Energy Products


LG Art Cool Gallery Brochure

LG Art Cool Gallery Brochure

Express your individual sense of style while cooling or heating your living or working space with these attractive, duct-free split systems from LG. Available in a variety of finishes — including a customizable model — the interior, wall-mounted unit can be subtle or splashy — it’s up to you.

Type: Brochure

Sponsor: LG HVAC


Using, Heating, and Saving Water

Using, Heating, and Saving Water

This guide looks at some of the latest and best strategies in heating, conserving and reclaiming water in the residential setting, both single and multifamily situations.

Type: Guide

Sponsors: ProudGreenBuilding.com , ProudGreenHome.com


A Close Look at Radiant Heating Options

A Close Look at Radiant Heating Options

Radiant floor heating is not new, but recent advances in technology and efficiencies have resulted in homeowners and heating contractors taking a close look at these systems. This white paper looks at a few radiant heating options and identifies one that is leading the way in efficiency.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: STEP Warmfloor


Below-Grade Insulation: Basements, Slabs and Crawl Spaces

Below-Grade Insulation: Basements, Slabs and Crawl Spaces

Insulation is a must when combating air, moisture and other potential hazards that can befall an unprotected foundation. This white paper takes a look at some methods for insulating the three most common types of foundations – basements, slabs and crawl spaces.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: ProudGreenHome.com


Hot Water in the Great Outdoors: Water Heaters for RVs and Swimming Pools

Hot Water in the Great Outdoors: Water Heaters for RVs and Swimming Pools

For many, summertime brings anticipation of family adventures in RVs or around the backyard swimming pool. Both require hot water for comfort. Now is the time to examine your heating options to assure your family’s relaxation without spending a fortune in energy costs.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: EcoSmart Green Energy Products


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