For years, smart homes have been the next big thing. What can you do today to make your home smarter?
Dimming has a been a challenge for energy efficient lighting options such as LEDs.
A study found that most people prefer rounded objects and shapes to sharp-angled ones.
Luckily, there are many different ways you can reduce your energy consumption to reduce the production of CO2 and do your bit for the environment.
The many technological conveniences of the modern home put a variety of options at our fingertips. However, they can also use a great deal of energy.
Smart homes sound intimidating, with lots of wiring and programming to make all the components communicate. Now, a new product, the Switchmate light switch can turn any home into the "One-Second Smart Home." The Switchmate light switch is the first...
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has selected 10 recipients for its 2016 Housing Awards, according to a release from the organization. The AIA’s Housing Awards program, now in its 16th year, was established to recognize the best in housing...
Homes with smart thermostats such as Lyric or Nest are able to control and customize temperatures in any home or small office on a room-by-room basis.
The global smart thermostat market grew 123 percent in 2015, indicating smart home devices are finally becoming mainstream. An analysis of smart home app usages reveals that the $879M (4.9M devices) Smart Thermostat market is currently seeing its strongest ever...
To manage the power of the sun, the windows in the REHAU Montana home continuously adapt to lighting conditions.
As homeowners and business owners look down every avenue to save money on utility costs, LED Lights are becoming an easy solution to both cut electricity costs now and replacement costs down the road. Because LED bulbs only use a...
Quick! What does “household solar” mean to you?
Did you know that lighting plays a huge role in determining the ambience in your home? Yes, that’s right. The mood in your home can, to a great extent, be controlled by using lights and natural light in the correct way.
These tips will help eliminate situations that could cause stress for visitors with age-related balance and vision issues, and create a safer, more comfortable environment for all your guests.
Though total home energy use has grown, energy use per household is down about 10 percent, despite homes that are larger and contain more devices.
Homeowners want to know if all the money you're spending on remodeling will be a sunk cost or if you will end up increasing the value of your home.
C by GE smart LED bulbs take lighting beyond basic illumination with new features designed for sleep circadian rhythms.
Homes with skylights experience lower energy costs, better indoor air quality and comfort.
Anything that uses power, even when it's supposedly turned off, is a vampire that consumes plug load energy.
Home buyers want to feel they’re getting something special at good value, and sellers want the highest possible return on investment.