Those who live in small homes -- usually 400 square feet or smaller -- make the tradeoff of size with other priorities in their life.
Expect to see more color in kitchens next year, especially for homeowners planning to sell.
Geothermal heating and cooling has been well understood since the 1950s, but it wasn't until the 1970s that the technology was available to make it efficient and affordable.
Most people spend 90 percent of their time indoors, but indoor air can be more polluted than the great outdoors.
High-performing homes are like high-performing cars: they provide an enhanced quality of life for people who own them.
Geothermal heating and cooling could be eligible again for tax credits.
Whether it’s a total home renovation or a simple room addition there is one thing that all remodels have in common, no matter their complexity—without planning they can quickly become stressful.
Balanced air strategies boost home air quality
Creatively conceived, the Flex House allows homebuyers to design a home that matches their specific living needs.
The project was two years in the making and the owners are hoping to achieve Gold LEED certification.
Each point on the ERI scale represents a 1 percent change in the relative energy efficiency of the building.
There's a yearning for warmer hues and we see that coming to life as touches of gold and brass accents.
Whisper Valley homes offer latest tech, energy-saving features
A growing number of homebuilders and developers are using geothermal HVAC to differentiate their homes and neighborhoods in the tight new home market.
Natural stone remains one of the premier natural design and building materials. Find out why professionals trust natural stone to create a unique look with a minimal impact on the environment.
Automating a home comfort system offers a great way for homeowners to save on their monthly energy bill.
Designed for tropical and subtropical environments, the two new models are constructed from 18-gauge steel and concrete.
The demand for high-quality, high-performance building materials has increased tenfold.
Focusing on 'details,' developing sales staff key to success
The Index was developed to measure a population’s happiness based on 15 metrics including civic engagement, walkability and healthful food options.