PwC says the internet of things (IoT) is set to transform—and disrupt—the way we live.
If you live in a home or apartment built after the 1950s, you likely cope with one of the most unkind and unflattering forms of interior lighting.
A walk through the Brookfield Residential Smart Home reveals a variety of extremely useful technologies triggered by the spoken word.
As a young man, Marcus Hiles, a Dallas real estate developer and Founder of Western Rim Property Services, dreamed of developing affordable yet sustainable neighborhoods.
The popularity of miscellaneous devices and equipment means that they account for a significant and growing portion of building energy consumption.
With residential building in New York City undergoing a bit of a boom, some developers are seeing the value of offering green and sustainably designed housing.
Spending time with the family is the highlight of every holiday, but spending time in the kitchen can be a drag.
The holiday contributes to an annual increase in energy use due to a usual drop in temperatures, lights staying on longer, and appliances operating more frequently.
Separate fact from fiction around five popular home energy myths that just don’t add up.
Of the 647,800 single-family homes build in the United States in 2014, less than 1 percent met LEED standards.
More than 70 percent of Americans want a smart home if they were buying a new home today.
The future is now when it comes to smart appliances.
Offering a home that exceeds the minimum standard, no matter how stringent that might be, is one way a builder a can differentiate itself in a competitive marketplace.
Reid's Heritage Homes was the first builder in Canada to have a Net Zero Energy (NZE) home qualified under the program.
Four reasons why using controlled lighting is a smart move for any homeowner.
Today many homes have a type of lighting fixture called recessed can lighting. While these can be a great accessory for your home and are often used to purpose light into an area without being seen, they can also add...
If you want to reduce your carbon footprint and save money on your energy bills, a great place to start is by looking at upgrading your home.
If you're interested in building your own tiny house, you can take a peek inside one on the 84 Lumber Tiny House tour.
As technology progresses, more and more things around the house will connect to the Internet.
Whether you call it the smart home, the connected home or the Internet of Things, technology is changing the way we interact with the products in our homes.