Tips for keeping your home cool in the summer heat

Tips for keeping your home cool in the summer heat

The good news is there are things you can do to control summer energy costs.

Top 11 ways to add value to your home

Top 11 ways to add value to your home

With the real estate marketing heating up, it may be a good time to invest in making your home more desirable.

Mixed-use apartment complex aims for LEED Platinum

Mixed-use apartment complex aims for LEED Platinum

A new LEED Platinum-designed apartment building will create some of the most sustainable, livable, and innovative mixed-use buildings in the Pacific Northwest.

Top home technology for 2015

Top home technology for 2015

From interactive cooktops, to hologram entertainment the home of the future is fast becoming a reality.

First to the Future Home features LED lighting

First to the Future Home features LED lighting

A high performance demonstration home "First to the Future Home" features more than 200 LED lighting fixtures.

 LED lighting helps preserve Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West

LED lighting helps preserve Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West

Preservation is not a new science, but LED lighting technology is making it easier for historic landmarks around the globe to preserve their legacy for the 21st century and beyond.

Top 10 steps to prepare for a home remodel

Top 10 steps to prepare for a home remodel

Preparation is the key to making your home remodeling project a major win instead of a fail.

LED bulbs break $5 barrier in socket wars

LED bulbs break $5 barrier in socket wars

Leave the lights on and you could still save money – if you have the new $5 LED bulb.

Hottest 2015 home design trends from Pinterest

Hottest 2015 home design trends from Pinterest

Check out the hottest trends that are shaping home design in 2015, from the return of olive green to an obsession with metallic accents.

10 good reasons to buy a new home

10 good reasons to buy a new home

Homebuyers everywhere are usually faced with the problem of where to buy, when to buy and should they buy a new home or and older one.

Take these steps to build a net-zero home

Take these steps to build a net-zero home

Whether it’s upgrading to a smart thermostat, planting vegetation in the right area or installing solar panels, the company points out, there are always ways to conserve energy.

 Survey: LED lighting future still has room to glow

Survey: LED lighting future still has room to glow

The lighting landscape continues to shift toward LED lighting as prices fall and more options come to the marketplace.

Graphic: top kitchen design trends for 2015

Graphic: top kitchen design trends for 2015

For the latest in kitchen design trends, check out the research from Pennywell, a designer and fabricator of countertops and worktops in Ireland.

The top 6 ways your home is losing energy this winter

The top 6 ways your home is losing energy this winter

It’s not too late to inspect your home for energy faux pas that could be costing you plenty.

Santa lights up winter wonderland with solar power

Santa lights up winter wonderland with solar power

A Christmas display with 100,000 lights now uses solar power to spread holiday cheer for the neighborhood.

Mixed-use residential development gets smart technology

Mixed-use residential development gets smart technology

All residents at Midtown Doral will have exclusive access to a pre-programmed Smart-Technology system known as Vertilinc.

Fiber optic system lets the sun shine in dark rooms

Fiber optic system lets the sun shine in dark rooms

Sunlight shining through an average size window provides as much light as one hundred light bulbs, but most of that light never makes it to where it is needed most.

Energy-efficient home trends for 2015 and beyond

Energy-efficient home trends for 2015 and beyond

One of the top trends driving today’s housing market is the demand for energy-efficient homes that don’t sacrifice comfort for quality.

Move over LED, there's a new light in town

Move over LED, there's a new light in town

In the search for more energy efficient lighting, OLED lights are moving into the residential consumer marketplace from the electronics world.

Tips to save energy and resources as the seasons change

Whether it's the air conditioning, heat, hot water or lighting, there are always ways to save money on utility bills.

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