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Classic Metal Roofing Systems: A Proven Environmental and Economic Advantage for Homeowners

The next time you walk your recyclables to the curb imagine the aluminum cans you just recycled being a part of your next energy-efficient roof. Classic Metal Roofing Systems, manufacturer of energy-efficient, long lasting, stylish roofing systems, utilizes recycled metals...

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Classic Metal Roofing Systems




Canning Brings Wholesome Sustainability to Your Table

Canning your own fruits and vegetables is experiencing a huge resurgence in the 21st century. The self-sustainability mentality is a significant factor in this tasty phenomenon. Growing your own food or buying it from organic farmers for canning purposes enables...

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: SCHOTT North America




The Future of Water Conservation

Conserving water means using what is necessary and no more .Waiting for tap water to become hot is not only a waste of water but an inconvenience as well. However, there are products available that provide homeowners with hot water on demand. This white paper looks at some of the ways homeowners can conserve water and save money.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: ACT D'MAND Systems


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Arizona Builder Launches 2 LEED Certified Developments

Maracay officials say this makes the company the only large-scale homebuilder in metro Phoenix building homes to achieve LEED certification.

How Cozy is Your City? Here's the Latest Top 10 List

Some cities are simply considered cozier places to hunker down than others.

How Much House will $300K Buy in the Top 50 Cities?

People say real estate is all about location, location, location. But you can add size into that equation.

Great Green Home | The Dells at Cathedral Point by Mandalay Homes

This high-performance home is a 2,207-square-foot home in Prescott, Arizona, built to the performance criteria of the U.S. Department of Energy Zero Energy Ready Home (ZERH) program.

Why Punxsutawney Phil Doesn't Worry About Seeing His Shadow

If Phil sees his shadow, then you might want to join him in reducing glare and achieve savings on your energy bills by incorporating window film into your home.

Great Green Home | High-Performance Bungalow by Imery & Co.

This High-Performance Bungalow, by Imery & Co., is a 2,194-square-foot home in Roswell, Georgia, built to the performance criteria of the U.S. DOE Zero Energy Ready Home (ZERH) program.

Keep an Eye on 2017 Interior Design Forecast Trends

For 2017 interior design will reflect emerging themes from the juxtaposition of natural materials and opulent ornamentation to minimalistic designs enhanced with bold, new finishes.

Amazon Alexa Powers New Smart Home Project

A walk through the Brookfield Residential Smart Home reveals a variety of extremely useful technologies triggered by the spoken word.

Community Solar Gardens Remove Rooftop Roadblocks

Solar energy is more affordable than ever for many homes, but there are still residences that are not suitable for rooftop solar panels.

Two Green Thumbs Up For Massachusetts

I knew I was in for a treat when I signed up for a weekend in Western Massachusetts.

Where Does Your City Rank for an Active Lifestyle?

The criteria ranges from “average monthly fitness-club fee” to “bike score” to “share of physically inactive residents.”

A Look Back: 2016 Top Green Building Trends

From the Tiny House trend to tighter thermal envelopes, the marketplace is taking a deeper interest in high performance, sustainable homes.

2017 Interior Color Forecast: Gray is Here to Stay

Color trends in interior design are frequently fickle, quickly swinging from one side of the spectrum to the other.

Survey: Green Apartment Rents Rising Faster Than Salaries

Prices still have a long way to go before they align with what most renters are willing to pay.

Designer Q&A: Going Green in NYC Luxury Apartments

With residential building in New York City undergoing a bit of a boom, some developers are seeing the value of offering green and sustainably designed housing.

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Learn about the latest green home trends and find eco-friendly products to improve energy efficiency and comfort. Whether you're making big changes or starting small, this is the place to begin your green journey.

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