The ancient technology of a masonry heater offers the most comfortable way of heating with wood.
You can't see or smell radon, but it could be a health hazard in your home.
A new app from TOTO provides consumers and professionals with the ability to calculate their green product purchases' return on investment and return on environment in a matter of minutes.
These pumps are able to extract energy from the surrounding air and transfer it to the water in the tank.
Did you know that a three-car garage is as big as the average American home in the 1950s?
As the real estate market continues to recover, homebuyers are coming to value high-performance properties that provide long-term value in terms of comfort and energy savings.
As building codes come to include lighting requirements, LED manufacturers are bringing to market lighting for builders and remodelers.
Despite some reservations in the green building community, spray foam has become one of the top options for creating a tight building envelope for better home performance.
Although weather damage from natural disasters is devastating to a home, there can be beautiful renovations that come as a result.
Re-using greywater is the next frontier in battling drought and rising utility costs, and new technology makes it easier to adapt new or existing homes to use less water.
The price of LED bulbs is dropping, but they still cost about 10 times more on average than CFLs. Are the energy savings worth it?
Recent studies indicate that buildings with a high level of wood content have a positive physiological impact on the human nervous system.
Learn about five ways you can use decorative concrete to improve both the beauty and sustainability of your next building project
Everything from scary mansions to Dracula’s Castle to famous television show homes are on this year's Top Ten Haunted Homes for Sale list.
At the Proud Green Home of St. Louis Muddy Boots tour in September, Steve Loos, staff vice president of Home Builders Association of St. Louis and Eastern Missouri, discussed the growing market for high performance homes in the region.
The 8-acre Grow Community is the largest planned solar community in Washington state, with ultra-efficient, net-zero energy homes, neighborhood gardens and green spaces, healthy transportation options and other sustainable features.
Most homes don't host visitors before they're finished, but the Proud Green Home of St. Louis had a two-day open house to display the building science that will soon be covered up by dry wall.
As the Proud Green Home of St. Louis rises on the wooded lot, the homeowners are looking forward to the day their family can move in.
The ACT, Inc. D’MAND Kontrol® hot water distribution system works by circulating ambient temperature water that normally goes down the drain back to the water heater through the cold water line.
Heat recovery ventilators (HRV) and energy recovery ventilators (ERV) ensure equal amounts of stale and fresh air will be exchanged and optimal indoor air quality is achieved in the home. At the Energy & Environmental Building Alliance’s Excellence in Building...