Energy-efficient and healthy don’t have to mean expensive. Our editors have compiled these top real-world strategies to live the way you want to at a price you can afford.
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Study: Environmentally friendly features important in choosing where, what home to buy
With local builders overwhelmed, alternative method can erect residences in just eight hours
71% of agents, brokers find promoting energy efficiency in listings somewhat or very valuable
University's prototype expands on noise-canceling technology for residential, commercial use
Many buyers have come to expect standard features, and homes integrating specialty green features are becoming more mainstream.
By using stored energy day or night, the Powerwall roughly doubles the amount of solar energy that directly powers the home.
Nationwide, homes with green features are selling for higher prices.
Tests have shown that ICFs are able to withstand winds of up to 250 miles per hour.
Transforming the yard into more living space makes it a prime destination for the next garden party or backyard barbecue.
The lease includes annual energy reviews to drive continuous improvement in the building's operation.
Boston-based developer Freehold Communities has plans for eight communities nationwide, several of which are built around the concept of the "agrihood."
It’s easy for people to overlook some of the improvements that can help optimize their remodeling investment.
LG was first recognized as ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year in 2012.
The 3D-printed home serves as a proof-of-concept for sustainable homebuilding that will allow for safer, more affordable homes for more families, faster than ever.
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Upgrading your toilet to a new 1.28-gallon model is one of the quickest ways to save water in your home.
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