WaterSense Labeled Showerheads

Showering accounts for roughly 17% if residential indoor water use. By using the WaterSense label, consumers can identify showerheads that have been independently tested and are certified to use 20% less water while performing as well or better than standard showerheads.

Mold, Moisture, and Your Home

Molds have the potential to cause health problems in your home. Although molds are not usually a problem indoors, when mold spores come in contact with wet or damp areas they can begin to grow.

Introduction to Residential Green Building in New England

Green building design and construction practices significantly reduce or eliminate the negative environmental impact of homes. The purpose of the Residential Green Building Guide for New England is to provide a resource to homeowners in the New England area who...

Let's Go Green Shopping

Green purchasing means buying smart and shopping with the environment in mind. That means buying products that help conserve natural resources, save energy, and prevent waste. Everything you buy affects the environment, but some choices are better than others.

Green Roofs for Stormwater Runoff Control

Urban development has led to large areas of impervious surfaces such as parking lots and building roofs, and runoff from these areas is causing problems for many urban and suburban communities. Green roofs have been suggested as a means to...

A Green Home Begins with ENERGY STAR Blue

A Green Home Begins with ENERGY STAR Blue

The easy way to make sure a new home is energy efficient is to look for the blue ENERGY STAR mark, the government-backed symbol for energy efficiency.

GreenScapes Tip Sheet

GreenScapes Tip Sheet

This guide from the Environmental Protection Agency offers tips on how to reduce or eliminate the cost of waste materials, water, pesticides, fuels and oils from landscaping operations.

Green Scaping: The Easy Way to a Greener, Healthier Yard

Green Scaping: The Easy Way to a Greener, Healthier Yard

By following five quick and easy steps, homeowners can soon have a gorgeous yard while being environmentally conscious.

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