Shorter showers and fewer car washes can save only so much water. These online-available products can help you get every last drop's worth from your water bill.
Structure meant to serve as example of sustainable building on small scale
Each home was tested by an independent third party energy rater to develop a HERS Index score.
Upgrading your toilet to a new 1.28-gallon model is one of the quickest ways to save water in your home.
Settled in the old Seattle neighborhood amidst 100-year-old craftsman style homes, the 3-story, 2,117 square-foot contemporary home stands out as a testament to maximum efficiency.
Water is a critical part of our lifestyle. What we don’t really understand is the combination of water and energy usage.
Thirty percent of the average home’s energy budget is allocated to heating water.
Here's a look back at some of the top trends of the past year, based on our conversations with builders, architects, manufacturers and other professionals in the industry.
With more than two years of measured occupancy to date, the home unquestionably provides exceptional energy performance, consuming 70 percent less energy than a code-built house.
WaterSense unveils new program to determine water scores for multifamily buildings
Filtering your own water is a way to live a more sustainable life without inconvenience or extra costs.
There is a lot of science behind toilet flushing, more than the average consumer tends to realize.
As development of the 2018 version of the National Green Building Standard (NGBS) recently commenced, Home Innovation today issued its first NGBS Green certification of a home to the 2015 version of the standard. The Atlanta-area single-family home of designer...
Mirabella's LEED certified homes use nearly 40 percent less energy than what is used in a typical home.
According to recent research, while high-efficiency toilets that use 1.6 gallons per flush or less have been on the market since 1994, 21 percent of residential toilets still in service in water-stressed states are non-efficient.
Water hardness and softness has nothing to do with its touch and feel.
Water is just as precious a resource as energy in the Proud Green Home of Louisville.
If you want to be at the top of the green building programs, you have to do the best of everything.
The Proud Green Home of Louisville is a sustainable, high performance home that will earn certification from multiple green building organizations.
Despite moving into a larger home, their energy bills were lower than in their previous house.