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Energy Efficient Homes

Prefabrication and Energy Efficiency

Sheri Koones | Posted 06.09.2014 | Green
Sheri Koones

Exploring so many examples of extraordinary international home design, I discovered there is much the construction world can share and learn from each other across borders.

A Jaguar Car Is A Bookshelf In This Unbelievable Underground Home

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 09.21.2013 | HuffPost Home

Design firm Denieuwegeneratie has decided to take sustainable living to a whole new level with their Dutch Mountain home. According to their websit...

Staking Energy Vampires Through the Heart

David Dodge | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
David Dodge

Think of Godo Stoyke as a modern day, energy efficiency obsessed version of Van Helsing. He's ready to slay the power vampires in your home and seek out energy savings big and small.

Top 10 Green Spring Cleaning Tips

Brian F. Keane | Posted 05.19.2012 | Green
Brian F. Keane

Springtime presents the perfect opportunity to get outside, talk to your neighbors and demonstrate how to be a good steward to your shared environment. Here are my top ten green, spring cleaning tips.

Home Sweet, Connected Home

Craig Barratt | Posted 03.24.2012 | Technology
Craig Barratt

Within the next three to five years, I envision literally hundreds of devices in the home will be connected: multimedia, thermostats, light switches, security systems, irrigation systems, white goods and automobiles.

How a Wicked Smart City Is About to Throw $25 Million Out the Window

Dan Worth | Posted 11.23.2011 | Green
Dan Worth

What would you say if I told you that almost every person you know who owns a home was about to pay up to $1,500 more than they need to in energy bills this year?

Take a Bite Out of Coal!

Andy Mannle | Posted 06.21.2011 | Green
Andy Mannle

There's one big reason why making your home more efficient should be at the top of your spring cleaning list: your home is addicted to coal.

WATCH: How A Home Can CREATE More Energy Than It Uses

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Net-zero homes are houses that break even when it comes to energy consumption, or in the case of Jeff Hohensee's Colorado home, actually produce energ...

2010 Predictions: Smaller, Smarter, Greener Homes

Robyn Griggs Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robyn Griggs Lawrence

Here are five common-sense ways in which Americans will reduce residential energy consumption this year.

Energy Smart Legislation Off to a Bipartisan Start

A. Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
A. Siegel

Those who can afford the upfront costs can afford to be energy inefficient. Those who can't afford the costs of energy inefficiency can't afford the upfront costs.