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DOE Zero Energy Ready Home: The Proud Green Home at Serenbe

Home builder Luis Imery has built a home any homeowner would be proud of, the first U.S. Department of Energy-certified DOE Zero Energy Ready Home in the state of Georgia. The Proud Green Home was constructed in...

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: ProudGreenHome.com




How to Choose a Wood-Burning Stove for Green, Natural Heating Power

Imagine sitting in front of a roaring fire, gathered with family and friends in conversation and laughter. Behind the glass ceramic door of the stove burns wood, a sustainable, renewable energy source keeping the cold at bay. Learn More about SCHOTT and wood-burning sources.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: SCHOTT North America




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


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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.

TexZen Tiny Homes Take Over Austin For the Holidays [Photos]

Tiny homes are all the rage around Austin, Texas, and the TexZen Tiny Home Co. has launched its newest model in the time for the holidays. Suzanne Braden, founder of TexZen Tiny Home Co., announced today the completion of the company’s newest tiny home model.

Smart Appliances Make the Holidays a Little Merrier

Spending time with the family is the highlight of every holiday, but spending time in the kitchen can be a drag.


What's the Price of the Most Famous House in the World?

The home has never been sold and is not on the market.

Safe Water Can Change a Community (video)

The reality is that there is a simple, cost-effective, scalable and easily adoptable way to kill bacteria and viruses in water.

Stricter Residential Building Codes Drive Green Construction Acceptance

At the 2016 EEBA Conference and Expo, building science experts discussed the benefit of the incorporating green building techniques and outcomes into the IECC code, and the benefit of additional voluntary green building programs.


Drafts and Poor Insulation Create Both Discomfort and Familial Strife

A new survey found that uncomfortable homes caused not only physical discomfort, but emotional discomfort as well.

Digital Experiences Help Builders Generate Reviews and Sell More Homes

Builders must go beyond a basic website to communicate with people who've grown up in the Internet age and rely on user reviews to make many buying decisions.

NYC Targets Energy Efficiency for Apartment Buildings

The new program offers a no-cost, 30-hour training program for small, multifamily building maintenance staff.

'Shadow' Named 2017 Color of the Year

It is a color that calls to mind a 'past', yet it can also make a contemporary, color-confident statement.

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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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