Going Green

Yes, You Can Afford Solar Panels

Not all renewable energy is electric energy. Photovoltaic (PV) solar panels feed wattage into...

What Is Slow Architecture?

What is “Slow Architecture”? Slow Architecture is a movement toward building...

The Ultimate Urban Composting Guide

Does the idea of composting fill your head with images of a large backyard and a big compost...

Harvesting Rainwater

After rainstorms, many homeowners have mudholes under downspouts and sidewalks full of runoff....

Greener Fiberglass Insulation

Buying insulation is a lesson in the complexity of measuring sustainability. Insulation is...

Recycled Cellulose Insulation

Cellulose insulation is an environmental double whammy -- a recycled energy saver. It uses...

Bio-composite Materials

Here’s a slightly shocking eco-fact: buildings account for 40 percent of landfill waste,...