10 Resource Savers From KBIS

10 Resource Savers from KBIS

Many of the products at this year's Kitchen and Bath Show were designed with the "green" idea of "reduce, reuse and recycle" in mind. Now ecohome.com has put together a slideshow of 10 eco-friendly products showcased. The slideshow includes a…

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How To Make A Compost Heap

How To Make a Compost Heap

Spring is finally here, and your home projects are probably turning outside. If you've been considering making a compost heap to help with all those kitchen scraps and yard debris, not to mention the benefits to the planet, check out…

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Envisioning The Future

Envisioning the Future

What will the energy-efficient house of the future look like? The Wall Street Journal recently asked four architects to stretch their imagination and design an energy-efficient house "without regard to cost, technology, aesthetics or the way we are used to…

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The Onion’s Tips For A Green Home

The Onion’s Tips for a Green Home

The Onion, perhaps America's favorite comedy Web site, recently posted a slideshow of advice on making your home more "green." Among their suggestions are: "Replace carbon monoxide detectors with canary" and "Replace electric garage-door opener with free-swinging saloon-style doors." Let…

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Greening Your  Home

Greening Your Home

Looking to join the green revolution? As this Forbes.com article points out, it's not necessary to install expensive solar panels; just improving your home's energy efficiency would be enough. How do you do it? Switch your home's lighting to compact…

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Earth Day 2009

Earth Day 2009

Today is Earth Day. Did you buy it a present? Was it even on your shopping list? Did you do something nice for her today? Do you plan to? Did you try to conserve some of her resources? Did you…

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South Boston Turning Green

South Boston Turning Green

The new film "The Greening of Southie" chronicles the construction of the Macallen building, South Boston, Massachusetts' first eco-friendly structure and shows how the workforce is getting "greener." The film documents the use of recycled steel in the construction and…

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Water Use Summit

Water Use Summit

The 10th annual Intelligent Use of Water summit recently convened in Melbourne, Australia with Australian and U.S. officials discussing the future of the Earth's water supply. Presented by Rain Bird, the summit is increasingly important in our era of climate…

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Lights Out

Lights Out

Today millions of people around the world will shutting off their lights for an hour starting to make a statement for the environment. It's called Earth Hour and it has shown tremendous support since its creation in Sydney in 2007.…

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