How much do our buildings really contribute to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions? The answers may be surprising.
Over 50% of all GHGs in the U.S. come from our homes and businesses, and over 40% of the country’s energy consumption... read full post →
Happy Earth Day, folks! In honor of the 41st anniversary of this greenest of holidays, I’d like to share a breakdown on energy-saving home improvements, and the federal tax incentives that make them affordable.
Indeed, remodeling... read full post →
With a bit of imagination and a lot of design ingenuity, Derek Diedricksen achieves the impossible: micro-shelters for less than $200. Talk about being resourceful.
One particular structure, aptly named the Gypsy Junker, makes up for... read full post →
You probably already know that prefab homes, with their pre-cut, low-waste construction parts, are already greener than most traditional homes. But now Wieler, in partnership with Ralph Rapson and Associates, has taken that... read full post →
Sitting atop the bluffs of Pacific Palisades, California, like a breathtaking phoenix, the Vicino House beautifully merges sustainable living with luxurious design. Proving that eco-intelligence need not equate granola hippydom, this... read full post →