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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.

Top Tips for a Warmer Home During the Holidays

Holly Hammond | Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Home
Holly Hammond

Will you be accommodating overnight guests during the holiday season? If so, furnish their rooms with lots of extra blankets, and perhaps a space heater for especially cold rooms.

PHOTOS: Hempcrete, Earthships, And More! The Coolest Home Design Trends

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The modern home builder has a bevy of options for building a sustainable, low-energy, non-toxic building. From hemp, to corn cobs, to old tires, to sm...

Your Home is Your Environment

Will Byrne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Will Byrne

Your home is your environment and addressing any unnecessary air leakage in a home is the most cost-effective way to reduce energy consumption and imp...

Insulation is Innovation, Mr. Gates

David B. Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David B. Goldstein

Insulation and other energy efficiency technologies can achieve far deeper emission reductions than people realize.

How To Insulate The Door Between Your House And Garage

planetgreen.discovery.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The effort that goes into insulating the outside of the house is not often extended to the garage. That's a mistake and here is why: If you insulate...

Thermal Police Fix Houses, Cut Costs By 30 Percent

New York Times | MATTHEW L. WALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Call it CSI: Thermal Police -- energy experts armed with mostly low-tech tools but strong sleuthing skills, finding flaws that let the air inside a ho...