As we get closer to the finish line of building my new home, I wanted to take the opportunity to revisit one of my favorite sources of knowledge.
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.
Study: Environmentally friendly features important in choosing where, what home to buy
New 3 IN 1 tile combines protection, insulation, solar into a single product to boost energy efficiency
Structures knocked over and scattered as if they were built with tongue depressors. Everything gone.
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).
Builders can step away from complicated technical jargon about smart home automation and introduce it for what it is: a lifestyle.
California approves measure mandating solar be part of most new homes
Solid foundation improves home's function
With local builders overwhelmed, alternative method can erect residences in just eight hours
71% of agents, brokers find promoting energy efficiency in listings somewhat or very valuable
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.
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.
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.
University's prototype expands on noise-canceling technology for residential, commercial use
Zehnder solution reduces slew of airborne contaminants
The Affordable Housing Alliance knew that utility costs were a large part of what made older manufactured homes expensive for residents.
Many buyers have come to expect standard features, and homes integrating specialty green features are becoming more mainstream.
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.
By using stored energy day or night, the Powerwall roughly doubles the amount of solar energy that directly powers the home.