A new mixed-use planned community in Austin, Texas, aims to have 7,500 homes built to net-zero standards.
Starting April 16, 2015, new regulations go into effect for residential water heaters that influence how they are manufactured and installed.
Imagine leaving the windows open all winter long - the energy loss, cold drafts and wasted energy. Overlooked holes in the home can have the same effect
Homes are getting smarter these days, and one way to get plugged in is with a smart thermostat.
Now it's easier to be productive with your phone and home appliances as well as crushing candies.
As homes and appliances get smarter, consumers will still want a human touch to influence technology.
A new survey shows home improvement contractors are optimistic about business in the coming year, with homeowners willing to spend more money.
Athletes track their performance to get better, so why not do the same thing for your home?
It’s not too late to inspect your home for energy faux pas that could be costing you plenty.
While 60 percent of homeowners rate their homes as “healthy,” more than one in four are uncertain of major health hazards both indoors and outside of their homes.
Apartment buildings in Chicago will be eligible for energy-efficiency improvements designed to save energy and cut costs for building owners and tenants.
Tiny houses come in all shapes and sizes, and a new line offers a modernist look and sustainable building practices.
Annual utility rate increases lead many homeowners to consider switching to a renewable source of energy.
For homeowners that are concerned about whether or not their home is energy efficient, a new infographic can help them make an educated choice.
New research findings conclude that certain metal roof systems can last at least 60 years, meaning they do not require replacement during a building’s service life.
Anyone with beautiful, functional but perhaps drafty windows can have an economical sealing solution without having to replace them.
A frigid and snowy start to 2014 drove up the cost of propane as demand increased and the weather interrupted supply lines.
Many homeowners think ice dams are a fact of life in a cold climate, but that's not the case.
The Appraisal Institute encourages homeowner to winterize their homes to potentially reduce energy costs, increase comfort in cold months and possibly improve resale value.
Preventing an air filter in furnace from becoming clogged keeps a heating and cooling system performing efficiently and can help homeowners gain up to $200 in annual energy savings.