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Here's What To Look For When Building Or Buying An Eco-Friendly Home | Yoli Ouiya | Posted 01.30.2014 | Black Voices

Green living is more than the new on-trend fade. Along with living a healthier lifestyle, it includes reducing overall consumption, especially with en...

Tips On Making Sure Your New Home Is A Green Space, From Alexandra Zissu (WATCH)

Posted 09.18.2013 | Home

When you're looking for a green space to live in, there are a number of things you need to take into account. Green Living Expert & Author Alexandra Z...

8 Ways To Reuse And Recycle Milk Jugs

Posted 09.18.2013 | Green

From Networx's Chaya Kurtz: Milk jugs are a pretty perfect material for DIY projects. They're durable, lightweight, they float, they're flexible, a...

PHOTOS: This Is Not Your Typical Green Home

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 07.25.2013 | HuffPost Home

While you may think that sustainable houses are synonymous with ugly recycled materials and unsightly technologies like massive solar panels, we're pr...

5 Reasons To Love Sustainable Architecture

Posted 09.18.2013 | Green

By Chris Baribeau, Modus Studio for LiveScience: Chris Baribeau is principal architect and co-founder of Fayetteville, Ark.-based architecture firm...

16 Products To Make Your Home More Eco-Friendly

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 04.23.2013 | HuffPost Home

Going green just got easier!

Cool Addition: Middle Eastern Wind Tower

Bonnie McCarthy | Posted 05.17.2012 | HuffPost Home
Bonnie McCarthy

Globe trekkers Heather Morrison and Neil Navin brought back more than trinkets and souvenirs from time spent living in the Middle East. Although they may not have realized it at the time, they also returned with seeds of architectural inspiration.

Do-It-Yourself Tips For A Greener Home

Networx | Posted 03.11.2012 | Green

From Networx's Sayward Rebhal: Making a major lifestyle shift can often seem daunting, and sometimes the simple act of getting started is enough to...

8 Steps For A Healthier, Greener Home In 2012

Beth Greer | Posted 03.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Beth Greer

Your health starts in your home. If you want to get healthy and stay healthy in 2012, begin by taking eight small steps to make your home toxin-free.

5 Tips For Cleaner And Healthier Air In Your Home

Posted 12.28.2011 | Green

From Mother Nature Network: According to the EPA, most of us spend about 90 percent of our time indoors. That seems about right to me, especially i...

How Re-Fueling Your Car Can Build Equity in Your Home

Ben Uyeda | Posted 12.02.2011 | Green
Ben Uyeda

2011-10-02-Screenshot20111002at4.56.14PM.jpg If you are one of the typical Americans who drives about 40 miles a day, then you should consider an atypical scenario if you happen to be planning on building a new home.

PHOTOS: 'Greenest Home In SF' Back On The Market

Robin Wilkey | Posted 09.14.2011 | San Francisco

Kermit says it isn't easy being green. But the design-savvy eco powerhouse at 520 Clipper begs to differ. Once dubbed "the greenest home in San Franci...

Is Your Bedroom Toxic? 5 Easy Ways to Get a Restful Night's Sleep

Beth Greer | Posted 08.06.2011 | Green
Beth Greer

Transforming your bedroom into a safe haven can have a major impact on improving your health and well being. The good news is creating a healthy bedroom is pretty simple.

Would You Live In This 10-Foot Cube?

Posted 07.05.2011 | Green

From EarthTechling's Susan DeFreitas: How comfortably could a person live in a home that measures approximately 10 by 10 by 10 feet? If that pe...

Greening Your Home (VIDEO): Too Much Red Tape?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Greening your home from the ground up sounds is always a good idea, but for the Millers from northern Florida, the venture proved to be a bureaucratic...

How to Prepare Your Home for Summer

Avital Andrews | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Avital Andrews

Summer has arrived! So to help you make the living easy -- and green -- here are tips for preparing your home for summer in ways that won't hurt the planet.

Top 8 Rooftop Gardens Around The World (IMAGES, POLL)

Huffington Post | Ami Cholia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Roof gardens and green roofs are becoming increasingly popular in the United States, but the rest of the world definitely seems to be planting a fair ...

Geothermal Heat Pumps: Are They Right For Your Home?

Climate Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Baseload geothermal power gets all the attention because it has such enormous potential for delivering low-carbon 24/7 power. But geothermal heat pu...

Green New Year's Resolutions for 2009

Jessica Jensen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jessica Jensen

It's time to say a fond farewell to 2008 -- and now we have an excellent opportunity to embrace the environment with some new Green New Year's Resolutions for 2009.

How To Transition Your Home Off Oil

Chelsea Green | Stephen and Rebekah Hren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Puttering around your own home, you may think the possibility of freeing it from fossil fuels to be somewhat remote. As our culture has progressed dow...

Reduce Energy Use At Home: How To Easily Cut Back

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

There sure is a lot of energy being spent on the energy debate lately. Sometimes it's best to hone in on what you can do, personally, at home, before ...

Go Green, Easy Energy Saving Tips For Your Home

Planet Green | Isobella Jade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

These are six small changes to add to your daily routine which prove that without much effort at all you can go green! Every little degree counts. By...

Formaldehyde Fears: Summer Heat Creates Risk

Planet Green | Collin Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

We've seen that formaldehyde, one of the more formidable indoor air pollutants, can be found in everything from your furniture to your flooring, and, ...