As the first state in the nation to require all new homes to have solar power, California’s recent decision may have American homeowners consider other roofing options, according to the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA), a leading non-profit trade organization. “California’s...
Manufacturers have been working to reduce their carbon footprint for years, with little success.
After a destructive hurricane season last year, homeowners throughout much of the southern United States are looking to better protect their homes as another season looms. They’re increasingly turning to durable materials, such as metal roofing. According to Metal Roofing...
If you’ve ever had an air conditioner fail on a hot summer day, you understand the importance of anticipating when household items need to be repaired or replaced. Not only is it annoying to deal with a broken appliance, but...
Without precautionary measures, a pool can become home's largest energy user
New solar options could increase solar use in Minnesota by 50 percent, according to a company now offering expanded accessibility. CleanChoice Energy, a renewable energy company that provides clean electricity to customers across the country, has launched CleanChoice Energy Community...
You can make environmentally friendly choices so your carpeting is safer for you and the planet.
Icynene U.S. Holding Corp. and Lapolla Industries Inc. announce the completion of their previously announced merger.
Companies have the option of earning a Material Health Certificate by meeting Cradle to Cradle Certified standards for material health only.
Concrete floor tiles and wall planks offer a creative solution for flooring.
With the Shutoff Valve, homeowners can have peace of mind.
One of the best ways to protect a home purchase — whether single- or multi-family — is to invest in smart renovations. Thanks to new technology, there are a number of improvement options.
The goal is to create high-functioning products that flow from cradle to cradle instead of cradle to grave.
Unfortunately, not all wood flooring meets environmental criteria.
Building Clean is designed to make it easier for architects and designers, consumers, contractors and developers, and manufacturers to find American-made, healthy products.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized its first-ever ENERGY STAR specification for smart thermostats. ENERGY STAR recognizes that smart thermostats provide an opportunity for energy savings beyond a simple energy consumption limit or temperature setting, and the specification...
Interest in tile products is on the upswing due in large part to two major milestones in green building.
The spray foam insulation industry is transitioning to next-generation products that help building owners and home owners further improve energy efficiency and lower energy costs.
Lightweight, sustainably produced wallboard was designed to help the building industry meet the challenges of a lower carbon footprint.
A new generation of eco-friendly, durable metal roofing products have grown in popularity with homeowners.