Florida County Proposes Metal Roof Mandate

Florida County Proposes Metal Roof Mandate

While more than 50 million people now live along the nation’s hurricane-prone coastlines, extreme climate occurrences aren’t just a coastal concern anymore.

3 Questions Homeowners Should Ask Before Replacing Your Heating System

Households heating with natural gas are expected to spend an average of $635 this winter -- 22 percent more than last winter.

Tips to Save Energy During the Cold Winter Months

Tips to Save Energy During the Cold Winter Months

With Massachusetts National Grid customers facing a 34 percent increase in the cost of electricity this winter, homeowners need to take steps to reduce their energy usage. Ryan Williams, general manager of 128 Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electric, gives tips...

Renovation Projects That Return the Best ROI

Adding space or comfort, or getting rid of problem areas like a leaky roof may drive upgrading your home. If that's the case, you may not care as much about resale value. But home renovation projects can also pay off...

Updated Low-Income Solar and Energy Upgrade Program Helps Thousands in Bay Area, LA

Updated Low-Income Solar and Energy Upgrade Program Helps Thousands in Bay Area, LA

These upgrades will help families to lower their monthly utility bills, improve the comfort of their homes, and contribute to the fight against climate change.

Stop Water Damage With Smart Shutoff Valve

Stop Water Damage With Smart Shutoff Valve

With the Shutoff Valve, homeowners can have peace of mind.

Residential Metal Market Share Jumps to 14% in North America

Residential Metal Market Share Jumps to 14% in North America

Twenty-nine percent of homeowners reported that they selected metal roofing because it was attractive.

Plumbing Safety Tips for Hurricane Preparation

Plumbing Safety Tips for Hurricane Preparation

If you're dealing with rain and flooding from hurricanes and tropical storms, there are some things you can do to prepare your home. Check all downspouts and roof gutters to ensure they are securely fastened, free of debris and draining...

How to Design an Eco-Friendly Kitchen

How to Design an Eco-Friendly Kitchen

Going green in the kitchen is easier than you think.

5 Ways to Rebuild A Problem Lawn for Fall

5 Ways to Rebuild A Problem Lawn for Fall

It isn't easy to figure out exactly what to do to make a lawn look its best.

Utah Relaunches Statewide Commercial PACE Program

In this updated program, financing is provided by private capital providers in an open market and repaid through a voluntary assessment on the owner's property tax bill.

Bathroom Remodeling Tips Make Aging-in-Place in Your Own Home Safer and Easier

Bathroom Remodeling Tips Make Aging-in-Place in Your Own Home Safer and Easier

Having your bathroom remodeled may appear to be daunting, but contractors can create a fully customized bathroom with minimal difficulty in as little as one day.

5 Reasons to Install a Ductless Heating and Cooling System

5 Reasons to Install a Ductless Heating and Cooling System

There may be a solution that lowers your energy bills while keeping your home comfortable.

Beware Duct Cleaning Scams

Beware Duct Cleaning Scams

To combat scammers and fraudulent companies taking advantage of unsuspecting homeowners within the growing air duct cleaning industry, NADCA developed an anti-fraud task force.

100,000 Homes Improved With PACE Financing

100,000 Homes Improved With PACE Financing

Energy- and water-saving improvements financed through HERO have created more than 20,000 jobs, and are on track to save homeowners billions on utility bills.

Infographic: Sustainable building from bottom up

Developing a sustainable building demands a holistic approach. While newer buildings tend to perform better from an energy standpoint, due to building code advancements, it’s not always a guarantee. Planning is pivotal and literally must take place from the ground...

Steps Homeowners Can Take to Fight Climate Change

Steps Homeowners Can Take to Fight Climate Change

Individual Americans still have the power to improve the long-term health of the planet.

Secrets Behind the Psychology of Color in Interior Design (Infographic)

People have a natural, instinctual reaction to color. And it may change over time or from one group of people to another, but the power of color cannot be underestimated. Most of the time people are afraid of colors, not because of the color but because it is difficult to see how it incorporates with the rest of the design aesthetic.

The Benefits of Algae Resistant Shingles

The Benefits of Algae Resistant Shingles

Algae can really stain and discolor your home.

New Tool Sources Energy-Efficient Building Products

New Tool Sources Energy-Efficient Building Products

Building Clean is designed to make it easier for architects and designers, consumers, contractors and developers, and manufacturers to find American-made, healthy products.

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