Gary Wollenhaupt Gary Wollenhaupt is an experienced writer and editor, with a background as a daily newspaper reporter as well as corporate and agency public relations and marketing. He is constantly looking for affordable green upgrades to make to his home in eastern Kentucky. www
High-tech window innovations shun the sun.
Do you know how much energy resides in your home? I’m trying to wrap my mind around this concept of embodied carbon footprint. In other words, we’re looking at how much energy was consumed in the mining, manufacture and transportation of the materials in a home.
Green building experts clear the air on confusing terminology.
Successful green remodeling projects based on compromise and passion.
Reclaimed and recycled products can make any home project unique and green.
Black & Decker's Thermal Leak Detector pinpoints where air is leaking through the walls of your home.
LivingHomes is one of the premier prefab builders in the country, with a growing portfolio of stylish, LEED-certified homes. CEO Steve Glenn talks about who chooses to live in a prefab and why.
Which homes have the largest carbon footprint? Surprise, it’s not always the most spacious. It may be the heaviest. Over the past several years, residential architects at the FergusGarber Group in the South Bay area of San Francisco analyzed the carbon footprints of 10 of their home projects.
Pricing and availability are improving for LED bulbs to replace incandescents.
Hot new products and optimism make Greenbuild 2010 a memorable event.
High-efficiency toilets cut water usage dramatically.
GE's residential electric vehicle charging stations hit the market in 2011, assuring drivers of a convenient way to juice up.
Upgrading your old refrigerator, dishwasher, or washing machine could help you cut energy costs by two-thirds. That is, if you make the right choices. To help consumers sort through the confusing mass of data, TopTen USA launched a useful website that ranks the – wait for it – Top Ten appliances in major categories.
Ready to go green? Here are 5 ways to get started.
Hello, I’m the new editor of ProudGreenHome.com. I’ve been making incremental green improvements to my home since we bought it in 2003. A couple of them I’m proud of.
Few people in the country have as much influence over the U.S green housing industry as Sam Rashkin. As the National Director of the Energy Star for Homes program for the U.S.
Annual Greenbuild International Conference and Expo inspires and educates the industry on the green building movement.
GE GeoSpring hybrid water heater can help save money on your utility bills.
With winter weather on the way, consider these approaches to preparing your home for maximum comfort and improved energy efficiency.