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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

Summer sustainability

Summer sustainability

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

How to save money, protect environment during drought

How to save money, protect environment during drought

Conservation, technology can make significant impact

Make your backyard the life of the party with a landscaping project

Make your backyard the life of the party with a landscaping project

Transforming the yard into more living space makes it a prime destination for the next garden party or backyard barbecue.

1890s Tiny House Transformed into LEED Resource Center

1890s Tiny House Transformed into LEED Resource Center

After being moved three times, this historic home now serves as a community resource center for historic preservation.

Homebuyers Willing to Sacrifice Home Square Footage to Gain Outdoor Space

Homebuyers Willing to Sacrifice Home Square Footage to Gain Outdoor Space

Outdoor living is becoming just as important as the indoors.

Solar Powers Delivers Hot Water North of the Arctic Circle

Solar Powers Delivers Hot Water North of the Arctic Circle

For the first time, village leaders keep the hydroponic trailer at 74 degrees in sub-zero temperatures.

Seven Ways to Go Green This Summer

Seven Ways to Go Green This Summer

Doing your part to help Mother Nature while reducing two of your biggest monthly costs – energy and food – provides instant gratification. Consider some of these ways to go green this summer.

2017 Landscaping Trends: Make a Statement with a New Front Yard

2017 Landscaping Trends: Make a Statement with a New Front Yard

When cultivating curb appeal, it’s all about the plants.

Leaky Outdoor Faucets Are History (Video)

Leaky Outdoor Faucets Are History (Video)

The House Hydrants are touted as the reinvention of the outdoor tap.

Survey: High Tech, Sustainable Landscapes in Demand

Survey: High Tech, Sustainable Landscapes in Demand

For the first time, wireless/internet connectivity entered the top ten project types.

Two Eco Friendly Multifamily Developments Rise in Cleveland

Two Eco Friendly Multifamily Developments Rise in Cleveland

TheRiverSouth homes incorporate smart home and high performance home technology and building techniques.

Texas Builder Expands Green Multifamily Developments

Texas Builder Expands Green Multifamily Developments

As a young man, Marcus Hiles, a Dallas real estate developer and Founder of Western Rim Property Services, dreamed of developing affordable yet sustainable neighborhoods.

Mixed Use Development Earns LEED Platinum Certification

Mixed Use Development Earns LEED Platinum Certification

The community was awarded the designation for its excellence in three categories: location, design and green building.

EEBA: Homebuilders Dive into Water/Energy Relationships

EEBA: Homebuilders Dive into Water/Energy Relationships

The relationship between water usage and energy usage has been understood for about the past 10 years, but homebuilders are still struggling with techniques to reduce water use.




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