ProudGreenHome.com is the world’s premier news and information site dedicated exclusively to high performance, sustainable, and “green” strategies, systems and products for homes.

Visit company showcase »
Choosing the Most Energy-Efficient Water Heaters

Choosing the Most Energy-Efficient Water Heaters

Upgrading your conventional water heater or installing a solar or tankless heater can earn you federal tax credits and noticeably reduce your monthly energy bills.

The Differences in Green Home Certifications

The Differences in Green Home Certifications

The only way to guarantee that your home is green is to get it certified. There are various programs to consider when doing so.

Five tips for an eco-friendlier yard

Five tips for an eco-friendlier yard

Having a lush, green yard does not mean compromising green practices.

What you need to know about green roofs

What you need to know about green roofs

Green roofs - vegetative layers grown onto rooftops - can simmer some of the heat produced in urban areas.

When is wind power right for you?

When is wind power right for you?

Wind power is a wonderful source for energy, but it's worth investigating whether or not it is viable in your region before making the investment.

How to choose eco-friendlier paint

How to choose eco-friendlier paint

Choosing low- or no-VOC paints can increase the air quality in your home, and cause less health effects than traditional paints.

Choosing sustainable flooring options

Choosing sustainable flooring options

When it comes to choosing eco-friendly components for your home, few decisions cover as much ground as sustainable flooring options.

The basics of pre-fab and modular homes

The basics of pre-fab and modular homes

Pre-fabricated homes have come a long way since the days of the double-wide. Now they’re available in all sizes and budgets, and are much more energy-efficient than their new-build counterparts.

The benefits of geothermal energy

The benefits of geothermal energy

Geothermal technology actually relies on pumps to transfer heat stored beneath the Earth’s surface for heating and cooling productivity.

Tips on choosing a green architect

Tips on choosing a green architect

When you’re building a new home, make sure you ask the right questions to find an architect who is committed to energy-efficiency.

The benefits of residential wind power

The benefits of residential wind power

There is a wide range of options available for those who want to incorporate wind energy into their homes. Turbines large and small, for rural or urban areas, have hit the market, and wrangling wind power may be easier and cheaper than you think.

The ins and outs of spray foam insulation

The ins and outs of spray foam insulation

Spray foam insulation fills the smallest cracks in your home’s envelope, providing optimum energy efficiency and protection from air and water.

Choosing a Green Builder

Choosing a Green Builder

As local building codes adjust to include more green features, make sure you choose a builder with a proven commitment to energy effiency.

Green Home Credits and Rebates

Green Home Credits and Rebates

In addition to saving on energy bills, there are many other financial incentives to go green.

The Benefits of LEED-Certifying Your Home

The Benefits of LEED-Certifying Your Home

There are plenty of benefits to be gained from obtaining LEED green building certification for your home.

The Benefits of Residential Solar Power

The Benefits of Residential Solar Power

Incorporating residential solar power may be cheaper and easier than you think.

Energy-Efficient Lighting: Top trends

Energy-Efficient Lighting: Top trends

One of the easiest and cheapest ways to be greener is to make changes to your home's interior lighting.

Three Benefits of Living in a Green Home

Three Benefits of Living in a Green Home

Homeowners who modify existing homes or purchase new ones that meet environmental standards can enjoy improved air quality, better energy efficiency and cost savings.

An Introduction to High-Efficiency Toilets

An Introduction to High-Efficiency Toilets

Concerns about drought and a growing consumer interest in energy efficiency are making HET an important part of green building. Learn what types of toilets are available and what to expect in the future.

Three Alternatives to VOCs in Paint

Three Alternatives to VOCs in Paint

VOCs in paint post serious health risks for those exposed regularly. Learn what alternatives exist.

Showing (181 - 200) of 201

Get the latest news & insights


NEWS

RESOURCES

TRENDING

FEATURES

Jillian Cooke, Wellness Within Your Walls set to go broad with unique view of wellness

RESEARCH CENTERS