Consider This During Your Bathroom Remodel

Consider This During Your Bathroom Remodel

A bathroom remodel is among the more costly improvements to a house. Here's one item that costs less than many bathroom vanities to consider for a remodeling project.

Consumer interest in sustainability driving Realtors' focus

Consumer interest in sustainability driving Realtors' focus

Study: Environmentally friendly features important in choosing where, what home to buy

Insulated tiles transform roofs into energy savers

Insulated tiles transform roofs into energy savers

New 3 IN 1 tile combines protection, insulation, solar into a single product to boost energy efficiency

Why are property, people and pets expendable?

Why are property, people and pets expendable?

Structures knocked over and scattered as if they were built with tongue depressors. Everything gone.

Results Are In: Testing Confirms ERV Boosts Indoor Air Quality in Family Home

When the Mastrangelo family had renovated and expanded their Massachusetts cape home several years ago, they added spray foam insulation to the entire second floor and roof. Sadly, the family soon started suffering from indoor air quality issues that took years to solve, until they discovered and installed a energy recovery ventilator (ERV).

Luxury townhomes fuse design and technology

Luxury townhomes fuse design and technology

Builders can step away from complicated technical jargon about smart home automation and introduce it for what it is: a lifestyle.

Solar sanction

Solar sanction

California approves measure mandating solar be part of most new homes

5 reasons to build homes with ICFs

5 reasons to build homes with ICFs

Solid foundation improves home's function

Prefab approach bridges gap in sustainable Calif. home market

Prefab approach bridges gap in sustainable Calif. home market

With local builders overwhelmed, alternative method can erect residences in just eight hours

Survey: Sustainability important to home buyers, agents alike

Survey: Sustainability important to home buyers, agents alike

71% of agents, brokers find promoting energy efficiency in listings somewhat or very valuable

Save Space in Your Laundry Room

Save Space in Your Laundry Room

If your laundry room is like most others, chances are you would appreciate a bit more space for a folding table, shelving or a laundry basket or two.

Finishing up the interior

Finishing up the interior

Now that the walls of my new home are all painted up, I’ve been working on four key areas of the home’s interior: the flooring system, the kitchens, the bathroom, and the master bedroom.

Green Gab Podcast | Connecting with Nature to Connect with our Inner Green

Green Gab Podcast | Connecting with Nature to Connect with our Inner Green

With Dr. Katie Belisle-Iffrig gabbing about her book Going Green for the Genius. Dr. Katie discovered her love for nature at an early age. She came to work at the Kemper Center for Home Gardening at the Missouri Botanical Center in St. Louis and there worked with gardens and nature in many ways.

Listen up: Device designed to hush exterior noise

Listen up: Device designed to hush exterior noise

University's prototype expands on noise-canceling technology for residential, commercial use

Testing confirms ERV boosts home's IAQ

Testing confirms ERV boosts home's IAQ

Zehnder solution reduces slew of airborne contaminants

Affordable housing project built for net-zero energy

Affordable housing project built for net-zero energy

The Affordable Housing Alliance knew that utility costs were a large part of what made older manufactured homes expensive for residents.

Survey: green homes do not always cost more

Survey: green homes do not always cost more

Many buyers have come to expect standard features, and homes integrating specialty green features are becoming more mainstream.

Great Green Home | Preston Haven by Thornhill Custom Homes

Great Green Home | Preston Haven by Thornhill Custom Homes

Thornhill Custom Homes built this 6,471-square-foot custom home in Dallas, Texas, to the high performance criteria of the U.S. Department of Energy Zero Energy Ready Home (ZERH) program.

Homebuilder offers Tesla Powerwall for true net zero living

Homebuilder offers Tesla Powerwall for true net zero living

By using stored energy day or night, the Powerwall roughly doubles the amount of solar energy that directly powers the home.

See how new luxury town homes beat Utah's tough energy code

See how new luxury town homes beat Utah's tough energy code

This is one of the first projects completed under Utah’s latest energy conservation codes that require a layer of exterior insulation.

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