Green tech for your home: saving energy and money

Green tech for your home: saving energy and money

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.

Quad threat geothermal system delivers record efficiency ratings

Quad threat geothermal system delivers record efficiency ratings

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.

Manage bathroom humidity with sensor switches

Manage bathroom humidity with sensor switches

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.

6 natural remedies to mold and mildew

6 natural remedies to mold and mildew

Mold and mildew are among the most unpleasant problems that you might have to deal with at home.

Installer-friendly ICFs are strong and cut down on waste and labor time

Installer-friendly ICFs are strong and cut down on waste and labor time

As insulated concrete forms gain ground in the residential marketplace, contractors and installers are learning about the benefits of this building system.

Harvest and use your rainwater

Harvest and use your rainwater

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.

Tesla announces batteries for home renewable energy storage

Tesla announces batteries for home renewable energy storage

Electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla will sell a home battery system that would allow consumers to store energy from home solar or wind systems.

ERVs deliver comfort and energy savings in high performance homes

ERVs deliver comfort and energy savings in high performance homes

As homes are becoming more tightly built, proper ventilation is increasingly critical for optimal indoor air quality.

Make outdoor living a part of your green home design

Make outdoor living a part of your green home design

Gone are the days of home interiors and exteriors being treated as separate spaces.

Seattle Modern Homes on parade

Seattle Modern Homes on parade

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.

Zehnder ERV makes life more comfortable in the Proud Green Home of St. Louis

Zehnder ERV makes life more comfortable in the Proud Green Home of St. Louis

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.

Take small steps to cleaner indoor air

Take small steps to cleaner indoor air

Did you know that indoor air can be more than twice as much as polluted as outdoor air?

Tips for going green in your backyard

Tips for going green in your backyard

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.

Eco-friendly residential wood products at the Architectural Digest Home Design Show

Eco-friendly residential wood products at the Architectural Digest Home Design Show

The 2015 Architectural Digest Home Design Show in New York City was bustling with design professionals, homeowners, and product representatives.

 Small generators help homeowners weather big storms

Small generators help homeowners weather big storms

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

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

Whole home water filtration delivers safe, great tasting water

Whole home water filtration delivers safe, great tasting water

Although the United States has some of the best public drinking water available, there is reason to be concerned about contamination in some areas.

5 green upgrades you should consider for your home

5 green upgrades you should consider for your home

More and more people realize that preserving the environment of our planet is to a large degree a personal cause.

Cut greenhouse gas emissions with propane appliances

Cut greenhouse gas emissions with propane appliances

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, residential use accounts for more than one-fifth of the nation’s total energy consumption.

LED lighting brightens the Proud Green Home of St Louis

LED lighting brightens the Proud Green Home of St Louis

With the phase out of larger incandescent bulbs, homeowners and builders are turning to LED lighting for energy-efficient alternatives.

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