5 considerations for installing metal roofs to support solar panel investment

5 considerations for installing metal roofs to support solar panel investment

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...

Concrete industry tackling greenhouse gas issues

Concrete industry tackling greenhouse gas issues

Manufacturers have been working to reduce their carbon footprint for years, with little success.

Interest in metal roofing rises in hurricane-prone areas

Interest in metal roofing rises in hurricane-prone areas

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...

Infographic: Lifespan of essential household items

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...

3 eco-friendly tips for maintaining a swimming pool

3 eco-friendly tips for maintaining a swimming pool

Without precautionary measures, a pool can become home's largest energy user

Program aims to boost residential solar use in Minnesota

Program aims to boost residential solar use in Minnesota

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...

Four Tips for Eco-Friendly Carpeting Installation

Four Tips for Eco-Friendly Carpeting Installation

You can make environmentally friendly choices so your carpeting is safer for you and the planet.

Icynene And Lapolla Industries Complete Merger

Icynene And Lapolla Industries Complete Merger

Icynene U.S. Holding Corp. and Lapolla Industries Inc. announce the completion of their previously announced merger.

Cradle to Cradle Products Added to Home Depot Eco Options

Cradle to Cradle Products Added to Home Depot Eco Options

Companies have the option of earning a Material Health Certificate by meeting Cradle to Cradle Certified standards for material health only.

Concrete Floor Planks Dazzle with New Colors

Concrete Floor Planks Dazzle with New Colors

Concrete floor tiles and wall planks offer a creative solution for flooring.

Stop Water Damage With Smart Shutoff Valve

Stop Water Damage With Smart Shutoff Valve

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

4 ways to upgrade with clean energy technologies

4 ways to upgrade with clean energy technologies

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 Continued Central Role of Recycling in the Circular Economy

The Continued Central Role of Recycling in the Circular Economy

The goal is to create high-functioning products that flow from cradle to cradle instead of cradle to grave.

Guide to Environmentally Friendly Wood Flooring

Guide to Environmentally Friendly Wood Flooring

Unfortunately, not all wood flooring meets environmental criteria.

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.

ENERGY STAR introduces first-ever smart thermostat specification

ENERGY STAR introduces first-ever smart thermostat specification

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...

Tile Industry Targets LEED and Federal projects

Tile Industry Targets LEED and Federal projects

Interest in tile products is on the upswing due in large part to two major milestones in green building.

Spray Foam Maker Adopts Green Blowing Agent

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.

Sustainable Wallboard Designed to Meet 2030 Challenge (Infographic)

Lightweight, sustainably produced wallboard was designed to help the building industry meet the challenges of a lower carbon footprint.

Metal Roofing Market Continues to Boom

Metal Roofing Market Continues to Boom

A new generation of eco-friendly, durable metal roofing products have grown in popularity with homeowners.

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