Containers Could Meet Housing Shortage Demands

Containers Could Meet Housing Shortage Demands

Homes made from shipping containers have been a niche market for years, but they could take a large place in the home market.

Homeowners Can Reduce Stormwater Runoff From Their Property

Homeowners Can Reduce Stormwater Runoff From Their Property

As rainwater flows off of our streets, parking lots, and building rooftops, it picks up all kinds of pollutants.

Go Green with Spring Lawn Care Tips

Go Green with Spring Lawn Care Tips

The keys to success are a few simple actions that include professional evaluation, custom lawn treatments and lawn repair.

2017 ENERGY STAR Award winners announced

2017 ENERGY STAR Award winners announced

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...

Realtors Say Homebuyers are More Interested in Sustainability

Over half of Realtors find that consumers have interest in real estate sustainability issues and practices.

Partnership Brings Affordable Solar Power to Multifamily Housing

Partnership Brings Affordable Solar Power to Multifamily Housing

Upgrading or replacing inefficient or deteriorated building systems to optimize their performance is a critical first step.

Energy Efficient Homes Could Save Lives

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...

Environmental Impact: How Our Waste Water Impacts The Earth Around Us

Environmental Impact: How Our Waste Water Impacts The Earth Around Us

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.

Florida GBC Adds Water Star Certification

Florida GBC Adds Water Star Certification

Increasing demand on the state's water resources necessitated that sustainable building be a cornerstone of Florida's future.

Building Green Habits: 5 Tips For Teaching Your Kids To Save Energy At Home

Building Green Habits: 5 Tips For Teaching Your Kids To Save Energy At Home

Making a more energy efficient home takes the help of everyone.

Home Solar Options Expanding in Florida

Home Solar Options Expanding in Florida

Florida has among the highest electricity consumption in the country, with annual household electricity consumption approximately 30 percent higher than the U.S. average.

Infographic: Landscaping for energy savings

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.

Custom Builder Reports Booming Net Zero Home Business

High-tech home builder Kanler reported a strong start to 2017, with custom home order volume nearly double.

Tips On Choosing Water Filtration Systems

Tips On Choosing Water Filtration Systems

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...

Should Your Business Use Green Materials?

Modern environmental concerns have turned "green" from a color into a full-fledged movement.

New Site Makes the Air Pollution We Breathe Visible

New Site Makes the Air Pollution We Breathe Visible

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.

New Tool Helps Residential Consumers Understand Solar Transactions, Compare Offers

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 Appliances Connect with Smart City Platforms

Smart Cities are developing around the world, improving urban quality of life through technological advances.

PACE Lending Implements New Consumer Protections

PACE Lending Implements New Consumer Protections

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.

EPA Says Fracking May Be Contaminating Groundwater After All

EPA Says Fracking May Be Contaminating Groundwater After All

The EPA has reversed course on fracking since issuing a version of its study a year ago.

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