greening the McMansion





4/8/2011
The Reincarnated McMansion Project aims to tear down one inefficient, climate-insensitive suburban house and replace it with two small, green, handcrafted homes.
7/5/2011
As the economy improves, the trend toward smaller homes is reversing.
7/28/2011
From the boxy ranch house to the superfluous McMansion, suburban housing has never been particularly inspired. These three homes show what you can do with that raw material, with a little ingenuity and a willingness to work with what's there.
6/13/2010
Environmental journalist Simran Sethi spends her first night in her new home and reflects on the struggles and triumphs of the journey thus far.
4/21/2010
Environmental journalist Simran Sethi talks about buying her first home and discusses what eco-friendly goals she has for her new abode.
5/30/2010
Environmental journalist Simran Sethi investigates the greenest way to move to a new house.
9/8/2010
The embrace of environmentalism by professional sports provides us all with a new and large opportunity to educate people worldwide about the need to do something, however small it might seem, to protect our biosphere.
6/6/2010
From switching out light bulbs to bundling up your water heater, environmental journalist, Simran Sethi, shares some simple and stress-free tips on how to save energy in your home.
5/15/2010
Environmental journalist Simran Sethi stays thankful for what’s important in the midst of a big move.
5/23/2010
On the brink of settling into her new home, environmental journalist Simran Sethi shares some tidbits of eco-information, such as how to box and save for the move, and how a few simple changes can make your home cozier and more energy-efficient.
9/27/2010
Simran Sethi reflects on her first summer of yard-care and gardening.
1/6/2011
Simran Sethi describes the choices she made for her eco-friendly kitchen remodel.
8/30/2010
Simran Sethi enjoys the fruits of late summer at a local farm dinner.




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