Energy efficient lighting becomes more affordable as GE launched low-cost 60-watt replacements to entice customers to switch from CFL to LED technology.
The best ventilation fan is the one you don't notice, but works behind the scenes to clear the air in a home.
As damaging storms and power outages become more common, more homeowners are looking for a standby power solution.
With the phase out of larger incandescent bulbs, homeowners and builders are turning to LED lighting for energy-efficient alternatives.
The Proud Green Home of St. Louis opened its doors, celebrating the completion of this high performance home.
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.
As smart home technology matures, more products are coming to market that put homeowners in control of lights, appliances and home comfort.
The analytics tell us that readers found these stories of green building achievement to be the most compelling for the year.
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.
Now that it’s the holiday season again, you may be worrying about planning holiday dinners, mailing greeting cards, and buying the perfect presents—all while struggling to keep up with your normal busy routine.
One of the advantages of LED lighting is the incredible versatility and controllability that comes with lights that are basically computer chips.
During winter, do you often feel sad, moody or anxious? Do you eat and sleep more? Do you lose interest in your normal activities or gain weight? If so, you may be suffering from...
Like homeowners, people who own and operate small businesses are always looking for ways to boost productivity, save time, and cut costs.
With the right windows, sunlight can be transformed from problem into an asset by designing windows to manage heat and light.
Did you know that a three-car garage is as big as the average American home in the 1950s?
As building codes come to include lighting requirements, LED manufacturers are bringing to market lighting for builders and remodelers.
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?
If you are considering making changes in your home, so that your home can become greener, you don't have to spend a lot of money, or make huge changes.
The ReNEWW House is a multi-year research project in which a 1920s vintage home is retrofitted into a net-zero energy, water and zero-waste-to-landfill structure.
Skylights come in three types: fixed, ventilating and tubular. Of these three, tubular skylights are the most affordable. Here’s why...