Bio-Microbics acquisition expands gray water product line

Bio-Microbics acquisition expands gray water product line

Properties wanting to reduce their energy and water consumption levels have a new step forward in water recycling.

Most homeowners give themselves a B in energy savings - what's your grade?

Most homeowners give themselves a B in energy savings - what's your grade?

26 percent of homeowners would rather walk around in their underwear than spend money to cool down their homes in the summer

Tiny houses go on tour this summer

Tiny houses go on tour this summer

If you're interested in building your own tiny house, you can take a peek inside one on the 84 Lumber Tiny House tour.

Test your summer time A/C IQ

Test your summer time A/C IQ

How much do you really know about these devices that make summer bearable?

AIA officials: Sustainability, high-performance design practices 'absolutely here to stay'

AIA officials: Sustainability, high-performance design practices 'absolutely here to stay'

Organization's annual expo makes green building a key focus among worldwide attendees

How does your city rank on the sweatiest cities list?

How does your city rank on the sweatiest cities list?

Sweating in public is a concern for nearly half of all Americans and where you live could be a factor in the amount that you sweat.

Would you make a sandwich on your toilet seat? It may be cleaner than your kitchen

Would you make a sandwich on your toilet seat? It may be cleaner than your kitchen

Our homes can be riddled with hidden germs, leading to illnesses and lots of discomfort.

Find out the secrets to living large in a tiny house

Find out the secrets to living large in a tiny house

Could your family really live in a home smaller than many travel trailers?

See the top 10 most common causes of allergies

See the top 10 most common causes of allergies

For the 50 million Americans that suffer from nasal allergies, spring means runny noses, watery eyes, and other irritating symptoms caused by indoor and outdoor allergens.

 Resilient Energy Star residence wins design award

Resilient Energy Star residence wins design award

Green GOOD DESIGN identifies and emphasizes the world’s most important examples of sustainable design, while also helping develop public awareness about companies that provide the best in ecological and sustainable design.

New prefab home models offer customization and performance

New prefab home models offer customization and performance

California prefab home manufacturer Blu Homes launched a revised product line that features tiny homes as well as updates to existing models.

Durable countertops mimic natural materials without the maintenance

Durable countertops mimic natural materials without the maintenance

With new laminate finishes from Formica, it's easy to bring a touch of nature into any kitchen.

Eco friendly goals drive home and landscape design discussions

Eco friendly goals drive home and landscape design discussions

Resource conservation drives every customer conversation with Eco Minded Solutions, a green home builder and landscape architecture firm located in San Diego.

Green home project concentrates on comfort (video)

Green home project concentrates on comfort (video)

While energy efficiency grabs the headlines, it's the daily living that makes a green home successful.

Variable speed technology creates high efficiency geothermal heating and cooling

Variable speed technology creates high efficiency geothermal heating and cooling

Geothermal is already one of the most energy efficient options for heating and cooling, but variable capacity systems boost performance even farther.

Video: geothermal benefits explained

Video: geothermal benefits explained

Homebuilders and owners looking for new energy efficiency options are turning to geothermal heating and cooling.

Microbicidal paint creates safer living and working spaces

Microbicidal paint creates safer living and working spaces

The CDC notes that approximately one in 25 U.S. patients contract at least one infection during the course of their hospital care.

Mini splits give HVAC pros versatile options

Mini splits give HVAC pros versatile options

Ductless mini split systems help building professionals solve HVAC problems while delivering comfort and energy efficiency.

Smart thermostat puts homeowners in control

Smart thermostat puts homeowners in control

A new smart thermostat not only controls the temperature, it manages indoor allergens and lets you know the weather forecast.

Spray polyurethane foam a growing component in zero net energy new home construction

Spray polyurethane foam a growing component in zero net energy new home construction

Spray foam is the only single-source solution with the ability to seal the building envelope.

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