This green homes blog post describes energy-efficient, fiberglass windows and the impact they have on energy costs in your home.
By Ruth Barton
MOTHER EARTH NEWS explores the low environmental impact of using ground source heat pumps and three other benefits.
By Ruth Barton
Take notice of your environmental footprint over the festive period and follow our guide for a greener Christmas.
Dream big, build a small house or make home improvements, and enjoy the benefit of every task when you tap into your Zen of Building.
Are you thinking about building a cordwood home or cottage, but are not quite sure if it's worth all the effort? Why not first spend some time in a cordwood home? There are several places where you can enjoy vacation time in a Cordwood Bed and Breakfast.
Using new design ideas in your home will help you create an aesthetic that is all your own, but you don’t have to go out and dump your bank account into new items. You can make some great updates to your home using recycled or salvaged pieces for very cheap. This article explores five design ideas anyone can do for a dime by incorporating recycled materials that will make your home look amazing.
Estimating the work load and minimizing re-work is the key to happy owner-builders of small homes. The basic steps are similar wither you build a straw-bale, stick-frame, or masonry structure, all must be completed within the relatively short building season.
Net-zero homes are very popular. What are they and how do you get one? Here are some tips.