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.
Like automakers, heating and air conditioning manufacturers are in a horsepower race of their own. But instead of engine output, they're looking at energy efficiency.
A home that’s not ventilated properly will have poor indoor air quality and excess moisture that can impact the durability of the home and the health of its inhabitants.
Mold and mildew are among the most unpleasant problems that you might have to deal with at home.
As insulated concrete forms gain ground in the residential marketplace, contractors and installers are learning about the benefits of this building system.
Harvesting rainwater is a way of saving and utilizing the rainwater that would normally fall on the roof of your home and go down the drain.
Electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla will sell a home battery system that would allow consumers to store energy from home solar or wind systems.
As homes are becoming more tightly built, proper ventilation is increasingly critical for optimal indoor air quality.
Gone are the days of home interiors and exteriors being treated as separate spaces.
Some of Seattle's top modern homes will be open for touring for a limited time on May 2, 2015, but if you can't make it, get a glimpse here.
Starting with the architectural design, the Proud Green Home of St. Louis reflects the desire for a high level of indoor air quality, as well as energy efficiency and an inviting refuge for the family.
Did you know that indoor air can be more than twice as much as polluted as outdoor air?
If you are looking for ways to have the amazing backyard you have always wanted yet still want to keep it “green,” then you’ll want to read on.
The 2015 Architectural Digest Home Design Show in New York City was bustling with design professionals, homeowners, and product representatives.
As damaging storms and power outages become more common, more homeowners are looking for a standby power solution.
Ventilation strategy at Proud Green Home of St. Louis is key to increased air quality, comfort, and durability
The Zehnder system provides a constant air flow bringing in fresh air from the outside and exhausting stale air from the inside at a very low velocity so it is hardly noticeable
Although the United States has some of the best public drinking water available, there is reason to be concerned about contamination in some areas.
More and more people realize that preserving the environment of our planet is to a large degree a personal cause.
According to the U.S. Department of Energy, residential use accounts for more than one-fifth of the nation’s total energy consumption.
With the phase out of larger incandescent bulbs, homeowners and builders are turning to LED lighting for energy-efficient alternatives.