Lawn and Garden Maintenance Tips for Spring

Lawn and Garden Maintenance Tips for Spring

It’s a great time to roll up your sleeves for to prepare your lawn and garden for spring.

Vacuum assisted flush technology could save homeowners thousands of gallons

Vacuum assisted flush technology could save homeowners thousands of gallons

One of the most water efficient toilets on the market does it with help from air pressure.

Innovative brick uses recycled material and much less energy in manufacturing process

Innovative brick uses recycled material and much less energy in manufacturing process

For building professionals concerned about embedded carbon in building products like brick and concrete, there are green alternatives that provide the same performance.

New bathroom fan technology includes wireless speakers and sensors that detect humidity on rise

New bathroom fan technology includes wireless speakers and sensors that detect humidity on rise

A recent study found that 75 percent of Americans use their smartphones and mobile devices in the bathroom, primarily for streaming music or listening to the news.

Front control range fits in freestanding or slide-in applications

Front control range fits in freestanding or slide-in applications

For homeowners and building professionals looking for a new freestanding range to fit an existing cabinet installation, there's a new option for a front control range.

Carrier boosts ductless HVAC system efficiency

Carrier boosts ductless HVAC system efficiency

A new line of ductless HVAC systems offers flexibility and high efficiency options for renovations and new construction.

IBS Interview: Ty Pennington talks spray foam insulation

IBS Interview: Ty Pennington talks spray foam insulation

After using spray foam insulation on a number of home renovation projects, TV's Ty Pennington talked about the benefits of a well insulated home.

5 Ways to Be More Eco-Friendly When Doing Laundry

5 Ways to Be More Eco-Friendly When Doing Laundry

Between water, energy, and the effect of products on the ecosystem, doing your laundry touches upon most of the major environmental issues of our day.

Floor protection ensures indoor air quality for the Proud Green Home of St Louis

Floor protection ensures indoor air quality for the Proud Green Home of St Louis

Because indoor air quality is one of the top goals of the Proud Green Home of St. Louis, the builder used a polyethylene wrap to protect the subfloor during construction.

How to maintain a green garden free of chemicals

How to maintain a green garden free of chemicals

Here are some things that you can do to keep your garden healthy, green and free of chemicals.

Proud Green Home of St Louis open house scheduled

Proud Green Home of St Louis open house scheduled

The Proud Green Home of St. Louis will host an open house with separate events for building professionals and consumers on Feb. 20 and 21, 2015 at the home outside of St. Louis.

Modern design shapes award-winning high performance home

Modern design shapes award-winning high performance home

A high performance home that incorporates three of the top green building certifications generates more energy than it uses.

Is your home ready for the Internet of Things? The latest from 2015 CES

Is your home ready for the Internet of Things? The latest from 2015 CES

As smart home technology matures, more products are coming to market that put homeowners in control of lights, appliances and home comfort.

 Great green reads: Top 10 high performance home building articles for 2014

Great green reads: Top 10 high performance home building articles for 2014

The analytics tell us that readers found these stories of green building achievement to be the most compelling for the year.

Looking back: 2014 green building trends

Looking back: 2014 green building trends

The coming water shortage, solar power price drops, and performance-based building codes are among the top trends for 2014.

Take control of shades and awnings with your phone

Take control of shades and awnings with your phone

While insulating walls is a key factor in energy savings, shutters and sun screens can function as dynamic insulation to help make your home more comfortable and save energy.

Innovative radiant heating warms the floor of the Proud Green Home of St. Louis

Innovative radiant heating warms the floor of the Proud Green Home of St. Louis

There's nothing like stepping on a warm floor when you get out of bed or the bath. It's good to know that comfort can also be very energy efficient.

Uses for vegetative roofs blooming

Uses for vegetative roofs blooming

Green or vegetative roofs add a touch of nature to a building and reduce the environmental impact on the surrounding area.

Low-VOC paints make a difference in the air you breathe at home

Low-VOC paints make a difference in the air you breathe at home

The United States Environmental Protection Agency has found that indoor VOC levels are 10 times greater than outdoor levels, and immediately after paint is applied VOC levels may be as much as 1,000 times higher.

What do you know about the air you breathe?

What do you know about the air you breathe?

Every room in your house hides potential sources of air pollution. What can you do about it?

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