Homes made from shipping containers have been a niche market for years, but they could take a large place in the home market.
As rainwater flows off of our streets, parking lots, and building rooftops, it picks up all kinds of pollutants.
The keys to success are a few simple actions that include professional evaluation, custom lawn treatments and lawn repair.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced its 2017 ENERGY STAR partners of the year. The prestigious recognition honors 152 recipients from a variety of fields and industries. Each year, the EPA salutes businesses and organizations that have made outstanding...
Over half of Realtors find that consumers have interest in real estate sustainability issues and practices.
Upgrading or replacing inefficient or deteriorated building systems to optimize their performance is a critical first step.
Reducing air pollution from burning energy to heat homes could save thousands of lives in the United States alone. While vehicle traffic is the largest source of air pollution in cities, the second largest comes from heating our homes. Residential...
Most people don't think much about what happens to their water once it goes down the drain. Wastewater from residential and industrial sources is a serious issue for communities and the environment.
Increasing demand on the state's water resources necessitated that sustainable building be a cornerstone of Florida's future.
Making a more energy efficient home takes the help of everyone.
Florida has among the highest electricity consumption in the country, with annual household electricity consumption approximately 30 percent higher than the U.S. average.
Winter is waning, and spring is about to, well, spring. As flowers begin to bloom and trees sprout new leaves, evidence of the changing season is popping up across most of the country. For a large majority of home and building owners, that means it’s time to start thinking about landscaping projects, according to the U.S.
High-tech home builder Kanler reported a strong start to 2017, with custom home order volume nearly double.
Recent news about the quality of water that enters your home has brought to light the potential dangers lurking in tap water. Homeowners are puzzled as to what they can do to keep their family safe. "Modern homes have many...
Modern environmental concerns have turned "green" from a color into a full-fledged movement.
Every day we are exposed to microscopic pollution hazards that can cause discomfort and lead to illness and even death. But until now it was all invisible.
This first-of-its-kind form will help consumers across all 50 states purchasing solar for their homes, with or without loans, better understand the transaction.
Smart Cities are developing around the world, improving urban quality of life through technological advances.
To date, more than 130,000 home energy and efficiency improvements worth more than $3.3 billion have been made possible through residential PACE financing across the country.
The EPA has reversed course on fracking since issuing a version of its study a year ago.