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As homeowners integrate more smart products, manufacturers are making sure different components can talk to each other.
Pulte says it is the largest builder to participate in a pilot aimed at building new homes to achieve maximum energy efficiency and utility grid load reduction.
If you’re building or renovating green, or are even thinking about it, there are some big tax incentives for you.
In today's busy world, homeowners are increasingly seeking out home automation solutions to make life simpler.
The most effective green buildings start with the design and planning.
This year I treated myself to a new tree for the holidays and new lights were needed too. Of course LED lights were the plan, so off to the store I went.
Bringing home a baby can bump up energy use, but there are simple steps to take to cut costs.
A dated 1970s era ranch home underwent a deep remodeling job and went on to win a top green building award and helped educate a community on green building.
Sales of smart home devices will exceed 20 million units by the end of 2014 and increase to 36 million units by 2017.
Trying to find the right light bulb is a mind-bender on the order of finishing a Rubik’s cube.
Those of us with a flair for furnishing and an eye towards the environment often find the two clashing.
Green home building is becoming a bigger part of the market, but more homes could be green except for one thing.
The tiny house movement continues to gather steam as more people come to realize they can live a fulfilling life in a small home that's less resource intensive to build and operate.
Walk down the lighting aisle of any big-box store, and you’ll see something you wouldn’t have five years ago – half the light bulbs available are LED.
Energy efficient LED lighting will be one of the technologies that will help Ed Begley Jr.'s new home reach LEED certification.
A long-time environmentalist, actor Ed Begley Jr. is putting the finishing touches on his new net-zero solar powered home.
Windows aren't the only solution for bringing natural light into every area in your home.
When it comes to home energy savings, electricity is the one that typically costs us the most. It’s also the easiest to cut back on to save money on your bill and reduce your impact on the planet.
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.