From finding solar solutions to conserving water to using renewable and recycled products, our new Green Guide can help you live a healthier, more eco-friendly life. The decisions you make at home can reduce your environmental impact on the earth and can also save you money. In the upcoming months we'll be adding articles offering practical advice and guidance on the changes you can make -- big and small -- to start living a greener life. Check back soon!
Home energy audits 101
A home energy audit can be your friend. Find out where to get resources on doing-it-yourself, and understand… More
R-rated material: choosing the best insulation
Although full of character and unique architectural detail, one major downfall of older homes is a lack of… More
Keeping your cool the old-fashioned way
Air-conditioning can drive up your electricity bills. Keeping your cool with these tried-and-true tricks can help lower your… More
A guide to going green on any budget
Going green doesn't have to require a lot of green. Choose your budget, then choose your options with… More
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Green Renovation: Dealing with Toxic Radon Gas, Part 2
The EPA warns, fix your radon problems. And get a professional: don't try getting rid of the gas… More
Small kitchen designs work when flexibility is designed in. This great example also incorporates Green features.
Reclaimed wood is a great combination of beauty and eco-friendliness. We feature a unique staircase fashioned from reclaimed timbers.
Installing insulation is simplest and most effective Green Renovation you can do. Here's some facts on insulation and old homes.