Lighting is a major source of energy consumption in a residence. There are a few simple things that can reduce your dependency on the light bulb.
A few statistics that show our potential for advancement and change through green home building today.
A major problem discussed widely now is the urban heat bubble. Asphalt on roads, parking lots, and roofs reflect heat into the air. These are all issues that green roofs can help solve.
One of the most fundamental ways to green up your home and save on energy bills is properly insulating your home.
The IPCC, which reflects the findings of more than 2,000 scientists from over 100 countries, recently stated that it is 'very unlikely' that we will avoid the coming era of 'dangerous climate change.
Greenwashing is a term used to describe overstating a products "greenness". There are two main arguments.
Mayne, his firm Morphosis, and the media were all shocked when the Federal Building did not meet the LEED requirements.
Heating costs are an expensive part of most of our lives, unfortunately. There are solutions to this problem. Fortunately, technology has stepped in to relieve our pain.
This craftsman style house plan has some major green advantages and opportunities.
The best green highlight of this house plan is that it uses the 2470 square feet wisely. An open floor plan keeps the materials used down.