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Kitchen remodeling on a budget: 7 tips for the WOW factor

Kitchen remodeling on a budget: 7 tips for the WOW factor

Every family should have a kitchen that is not only functional but beautiful and filled with warmth.

Why you should upgrade to an energy-efficient forced-air furnace

Why you should upgrade to an energy-efficient forced-air furnace

If the Holy Grail of furnace manufacturers is to wring every last BTU of heat out of the fuel that feeds the products they make, they are pretty close.

5 green building materials for your home

5 green building materials for your home

You can limit a home’s environmental impact by using green building materials, which helps to reduce the home’s carbon footprint.

6 tips to stop dangerous backdrafting air in your home

6 tips to stop dangerous backdrafting air in your home

Even the most astute homeowners can fail to plan for backdrafting, a potentially deadly phenomenon that can turn your home into a hub for dangerous gasses.

5 ways to get the best solar deal for your home

5 ways to get the best solar deal for your home

Consider lower energy costs vs. the initial investment, as well as the benefits of reducing use of non-renewable energy before making the switch.

Window Installation: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Window Installation: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Replacing your windows is an investment so it’s important to know all you can about it.

Resilient roofing: clay and concrete tile can help protect homes from inclement weather and fire

Resilient roofing: clay and concrete tile can help protect homes from inclement weather and fire

Roof materials can either make or break the home’s ability to withstand climate shift events.

The trend toward healthy includes your home

The trend toward healthy includes your home

Creating healthier living spaces is paramount for informed consumers.

Use solar power in your garden

Use solar power in your garden

Products that use energy from the sun are transforming the world of gardening just as they are doing in other industries.

How to find a green apartment to rent

How to find a green apartment to rent

Regardless of where you live, you may want to find a green apartment that you can rent if you're a really eco-conscious consumer.

Incorporating Eco-Friendly Materials Into Your Decor

Incorporating Eco-Friendly Materials Into Your Decor

Those of us with a flair for furnishing and an eye towards the environment often find the two clashing.

6 Signs of an Aging Roof

6 Signs of an Aging Roof

Even with the best level of care, there will come a time when a roof will have to be replaced.

 Considering Adding a Deck to Your Green Home?

Considering Adding a Deck to Your Green Home?

Today’s responsible homeowners are continually looking for ways to make their homes, and their lifestyles, more environmentally friendly, efficient and enjoyable.

Make sure your green roof is low maintenance

Make sure your green roof is low maintenance

Throughout North America, there are many beautiful, living roofs dotting our urban landscape that also require care.

Water heater regulation changes: good for consumers and our planet

Water heater regulation changes: good for consumers and our planet

As of April 16, new water heaters must abide by the Department of Energy’s updated energy efficiency standards.

Long and short term benefits of solar power at home

Long and short term benefits of solar power at home

With solar energy on the rise, a hope for a sustainable future isn’t just near--it’s here.

Water, energy, and the potential to save billions

Water, energy, and the potential to save billions

The entire process of getting hot water through a house from a centralized water heater and the associated plumbing consumes a substantial amount of water and energy.

Green landscape design tips for beginners

Green landscape design tips for beginners

A beautifully landscaped yard can up the value of your property and gives you a reason to spend time outdoors surrounded by nature; great for mind, body and soul.

Green tech for your home: saving energy and money

Green tech for your home: saving energy and money

Being a “green” homeowner means buying less, reusing more, and making do with what the Earth gives us - recognizing both its limitations and our own.

6 natural remedies to mold and mildew

6 natural remedies to mold and mildew

Mold and mildew are among the most unpleasant problems that you might have to deal with at home.

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