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How to Select High-Quality Solar Modules

Once you've made the decision to add solar power to your home, it's time to consider choosing the best solar modules available in the market. Like many other high-tech devices, subtle differences in design, components and manufacturing can mean the difference between success and failure when it comes to solar modules.

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Sponsor: Helios Solar Works




Metal Roofing Combines Impressive Curb Appeal with High Energy Efficiency

When metal roofing was in its infancy its purpose was function. Image? Not so much. But today’s metal roofing not only has improved function with great advances in energy efficiency, it has made extensive strides in curb appeal with many...

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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...

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Sponsor: SCHOTT North America


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Habitat for Humanity Dedicates State-Of-The-Art Green Home

The home is a three-bedroom, 1400-square-foot center-entrance colonial.

Are These the Best Home Automation Devices & Apps?

The way we live at home is changing and the modern home is very much focussed on convenience.

Lennar Launches Smart Home Designs with Amazon Alexa

Wi-Fi CERTIFIED Home Design brings a standardized approach to new residential Wi-Fi network design to help ensure whole-home connectivity.

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.

Remodeling Secret: Homes with Blue Bathrooms Sell for More than Expected

A fresh coat of paint in the right color may help sell a home for more money.

Hard Water vs. Soft Water - Which Do You Have? (Infographic)

Water hardness and softness has nothing to do with its touch and feel.

First Zero Energy Home in Detroit Under Construction

Phoenix Haus advertises the system as saving owners 90 percent on utilities over the home's lifetime.

Solar Screens Beautify Homes as Well as Save Energy (Video)

The new screen utilizes custom printed graphics and gives the visual appearance of Plantation Shutters from the outside,

Remodeled Barn Blends Rustic and Contemporary Styles

The project simply known as “The Barn” blends country and contemporary with transcendent results.

Disabled Vet Moves into New Smart Home

The home for Sgt. Walkup was built to make his life at home as seamless as it could be with customized design features and smart home technology.

Tiny Modular Homes Win Industry Honor

This development was created under firm constraints set by local zoning officials.

Sustainable California Development Opens for Construction

This transformational community will offer new home neighborhood options for both 55+ and all-age buyers.

Appraisers Have Improved Tool to Aid Valuation of Green Home Features

The objective of this Addendum is to standardize the communication of the high performance features of residential properties.

Ply Gem Supports Habitat for Humanity to Build Homes Across America

Homebuilders in more than 70 communities across the U.S. will volunteer to help build, rehab or repair more than 200 homes as part of the initiative.

Voice Control for Home Lighting Coming to Alexa (Video)

Sol gets its name from the circular shape and illumination of the sun.

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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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