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Home energy audits can spur major savings

Home energy audits can spur major savings

Professional or do-it-yourself options spotlight problems

Philippines envisions green smart city to combat pollution

Philippines envisions green smart city to combat pollution

Communities around the world are looking for ways to fight pollution. Wising up to the threat posing potential health hazards to residents, cities like the Philippine capital of Manila see the development of a smart city as the solution. Manila...

Simple strategies can keep summer water use in check

Simple strategies can keep summer water use in check

50% of outdoor consumption goes to waste, experts say

5 tips for fighting mold, humidity

5 tips for fighting mold, humidity

Fungus can permanently damage homes, threaten occupant health

5 benefits of owning a green home

5 benefits of owning a green home

Numerous studies on the value of green and sustainable homes have been consistent in their findings: They’re good for the environment and the people who reside in them. Specifically, there are a host of benefits that can reduce costs, reduce...

Infographic: How to save money on a bathroom remodel

Infographic: How to save money on a bathroom remodel

Setting a budget, proper planning are key

New initiative plans to replace aging mobile homes with energy efficient houses

New initiative plans to replace aging mobile homes with energy efficient houses

Deteriorating mobile homes dot the landscape across Kentucky, with thousands of residents living in structures that are the epitome of inefficiency. The intent of a new state program is to remove those dilapidated trailers and replace them with permanent, high-performing...

Take action to keep summer energy bills in check

Take action to keep summer energy bills in check

Zehnder America offers 6 tips to save energy this summer

'Home of the future' is here

'Home of the future' is here

One of nation's largest builders to construct all of its homes ready to accommodate latest smart technology

Push to combat high energy bills helping boost residential insulation market

Push to combat high energy bills helping boost residential insulation market

Research expects market value to surpass $36 billion by 2024

Infographic: Budgeting for home window replacement

Infographic: Budgeting for home window replacement

Windows play pivotal roles in the look and, perhaps more importantly, the efficiency of a home. When it comes to replacing those windows, the task isn’t always simple – or inexpensive. You want windows that not only provide great views,...

3 advantages to building with LEED materials

3 advantages to building with LEED materials

Green approach contributes efficiency, value, sustainability risk

Summer sustainability

Summer sustainability

6 ways to trim home energy expenses, boost eco-friendliness this season

Tiny house concept offers lessons for new student housing

Tiny house concept offers lessons for new student housing

As times change and building practices advance, student housing has graduated as well from traditional dorm standards of simply cramming beds, desks and people into tiny spaces. A new complex converted from a former office building in the Netherlands uses...

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

3D-printed efficient homes could be 'milestone' in face of labor shortage

3D-printed efficient homes could be 'milestone' in face of labor shortage

Five houses of varying sizes going up in Netherlands

Michigan students getting lesson in sustainable home building

Michigan students getting lesson in sustainable home building

A group of University of Michigan students – and some prospective green builders – are erecting a sustainable home on the campus. The students are crafting the structure from straw bales and layers of adobe as part of a green...

New solar plant to power 10,000 Kansas homes

Some 10,000 homes in Kansas soon will benefit from solar power. The city of Pratt has teamed with Inovateus Solar and Kenyon Energy to build a solar farm. Once in operation – the farm is expected to be operational in...

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

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