Find out how green features like water saving fixtures and energy efficient windows can help sell a house. Showing sustainable features gives home sellers a leg up in a competitive market
Durability refers to how long a manufacturer expects their product to consistently perform as it was designed and built to do. Learn how durability and lifespan factors into measuring the product’s sustainability.
If you upgraded your home to improve energy efficiency or make use of renewable energy in 2014, you could be eligible for valuable energy efficiency tax credits. Find out what's covered and how to apply for the credits.
Alternative energy sources have the potential to make big contributions to home comfort and overall savings, but that doesn’t mean you have to abandon traditional energy sources like electric, gas and oil. A combination of standard and alternative sources is becoming a common solution.
Learn how to decode your monthly utility bills for clues that will help you save money by using less water and power.
When we think about green and energy-efficient structures, we often focus on design, construction and technology. However, the way people interact with their homes has a big impact on the structures’ overall performance.
The growing market for earth-friendly products and solutions has given homeowners a lot of choices, but how can you tell whether a product is truly green or just “greenwashed”? Here are five signs to help accurately measure greenness.
Find out which doors qualify for Federal Tax Credit which allows up to $500 credit on a new, energy efficient front door.
Learn how solar systems such as solar panels and solar water heaters can help you save money and energy. Solar solutions like solar panels are affordable ways to make your home more energy efficient.
Find out how a solar pool heating collector or pool cover can extend your swimming season by several weeks a year.