Placing a wind turbine on your property is one way to eliminate costly electric bills. This clean, renewable energy is relatively easy to implement once you pass the initial hurdles of cost, local zoning laws and the possible nay-saying neighbor.
From appliances to toilets to showerheads and rain barrels, new technology allows you to reduce your water consumption without sacrificing your love of a great shower.
As consumers react to climate change by modifying their behaviors and their homes with more eco-friendly options, a new shade of insurance policy is taking root: green insurance.
Today, taking out the garbage is a complex chore because it includes a wide range of recyclables. To simplify the task, learn your town's rules for collecting recyclable materials and consider setting up a home recycling station to keep your materials organized and your house clean before collection.
A solid foundation is essential for any home. But today’s emphasis on “green” suggests that other factors be considered as well.
More homeowners are considering biomass heating, a renewable energy source that burns clean and has little impact on the environment. Find out why.
Here are some common culprits of indoor air quality problems— mold, smoke, candles, formaldehyde, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), carbon monoxide and radon—and what you can do about them to maintain a healthy home.
The Environmental Protection Agency's WaterSense program encourages greater use and manufacture of water-efficient products in our homes.