The Polaris 9300 Sport is an energy-efficient pool vacuum that uses 90 percent less energy than a typical robotic cleaner. It operates on a 28V power supply and consumes about as much energy as a 70-watt light bulb.
Get back to nature with a log home with its inherently green structure in appearance and design.
This micro home uses reclaimed barnwood and a small footprint as a few of the many elements that make it sustainable and green. Read more about Megan Lea's Backyard House.
Vermont slate is a solid surface countertop option that is mined in the U.S. and is a green option for kitchens, bathrooms, flooring and more.
Take one body of water, add plants and, perhaps, a koi or two, and you've got the recipe for a beautiful addition to the garden. Aquatic gardens can easily be elevated to an art form to create more wildlife sanctuaries and a sense of movement in the yard.
There were two residential award winners in the 2012 Brick in Architecture competition. The North Carolina State University chancellors residence won Best in Class, Residential.
View before and after images from this year's HGTV Green Home from the HGTV Green Home Giveaway 2012 at Serenbe. The images show before and after shots of some areas of the home.
Spring planting is here and with the unseasonably warm weather leading to earlier than normal planting, some gardeners are concerned with the possibility of early frosts. View photos and Read more about spring gardening.
Kichler Lighting adds 11 new ceiling fans to its lineup.
A wide selection of products were available at the 2012 NAHB International Builders Show, with many offering energy-efficient and eco-friendly features.
An energy efficiency guru opted to rebuild his home rather than remodel, in order to save costs and reduce utility bills. The new home includes green features such as geothermal heating and cooling, products to improve indoor air quality and more.
The Not So Big Showhouse was designed by architect and author Sarah Susanka. The space is perfectly tailored to human scale and features smart design, energy-efficient features and a modifiable floor plan.
Architect Duo Dickinson's new book Staying Put shows practical ways of reworking a house in order to make it more livable.
This pre-fab home in Ruby Spring, Mont. features hydraulic screens to create passive heating and cooling within the 1,888-square-foot structure.
The Zimmer family built an eco-friendly vacation home on the upper banks of the Yellowstone River.
Dwell Development builds innovative green homes in walkable Seattle neighborhoods.
The DOE Solar Decathlon is a program that challenges collegiate teams to design, build and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient and attractive. This year's competition was in Washington, D.C.
Serenbe, a 1,000-acre sustainable community near Atlanta, is a remarkable development unlike any other.
This Syracuse, NY home features low-tech, passive strategies as the foundation of the home's green design concept and affordability. The design won the From The Ground Up Housing Competition.
This residence in Apple Valley, Minn., was designed by the owner, Dave Solner, a LEED-accredited architect with Cuningham Group Architecture, P.A. after a storm destroyed much of the back of his 5-acre property.