Green Homes News
After visiting California, Chance plans to take the tiny house north with stops in Oregon and Washington State.
For some, allergy or other considerations preclude the purchase of a real Christmas tree. Although no artificial tree is 100 percent eco-friendly, there are definitely choices you can make that will lessen the environmental impact. Here are some things to consider.
Gifts for adults, children and pets. Natural, healthy, recycled and organic.
A well-insulated home is an energy-efficient home: lessons learned from mistakes.
Design ideas that compress a fully functional kitchen without compromising your culinary artistry.
Energy efficiency and smart home technology go hand-in-hand. Here are a few energy-saving home automation options you can implement in your own home.
This blog describes how neighbors are helping to restore a neglected filbert filbert grove on public property. The benefits go way beyond harvesting filberts. Building civic culture addresses virtually all of todays environmental, social and economic challenges. And, its a lot of fun!
Learn about this green living subdivision in Salem, Oregon. Buy a move-in ready home or buy a lot and build your own.
One significant way for women to enter the tech industry is by harnessing sustainability and social impact as the mission, while tech is the tool. Here are some tips on where to begin and how to enter the tech industry if you are a non-technical founder.
A front porch or deck can function as a great space extension for a little house.
High performance building can be incorporated with green building to ensure homes meet even more goals for their owners. Learn about high performance homes and two ways to achieve your desired outcome.
Conventional mattresses are hardly sustainable - here I share my experiences with making and sleeping on a straw mattress, and why it's not as crazy as you might think.
Do you really need to buy a mattress? There are a surprising number of natural, sustainable, and even DIY alternatives to mattresses.
Arborist Jeremy Harper repurposes would-be waste trees into beautiful projects including a living garden arbor at his family home in the United Kingdom.
Front-load washers can occasionally gather an odor, but Sommer shares some eco-friendly tips to keep washers green, sparkling clean, and free of smells.
Going green can mean something as simple as changing your lightbulbs to LEDs. Here are some important tips to go green at home.
What to consider when building a cabin on stilts
You might think building a green home automatically means you’re building one with good indoor air quality. That’s not necessarily the case. There’s no guarantee eco-friendly materials are also low in pollutants. And what you put in your home after construction can have an enormous impact on air quality. Here are three ways to ensure the air you’re breathing inside your home is as good as — or better than — the air you’re breathing outside.