SCIENTISTS JUST DISCOVERED EXACTLY WHAT AIR POLLUTION DOES TO YOUR ARTERIES
A Bosnian man covers his mouth as he walks on the street during heavy smog in the northern Bosnian town of Tuzla, 140 kms. north of Sarajevo.
An L.A. designer bought a trailer park home in Ojai and tricked it out. The results are stunning.
Looking to downsize from her four-bedroom home in Beverly Hills, designer Amy Shock longed for a coastal live-work retreat. She wanted to replicate the walls of glass and other Midcentury aspects in the Trousdale neighborhood but on a smaller, more manageable scale.
70+ BEAUTIFUL BATHROOMS THAT RANGE FROM POSH TO OLD-WORLD
From the petite powder room to the home spa, our bathroom gallery provides plenty of ideas for sprucing up your place.
'I have a smart meter, so why do I still receive estimated bills?'
The meters will, according to according the Department for Energy & Climate Change’s Lord Bourne, “empower consumers to save energy and end estimated bills”.
New houses will have to be retrofitted, UK climate watchdog warns
Housing built in the UK today and in the next few years may have to be expensively retrofitted with energy-saving technology within the next two decades, according to the government’s climate advisers.
Here’s What Architects See in Homes of the Future
For the 10th anniversary of its survey on home design trends, the American Institute of Architects asked a panel of more than 500 architects what they expect to be the major changes in home design over the next decade.
KAPLAN THOMPSON'S EARTHSHIP FARMSTEAD RECEIVES HIGH PRAISE FROM THE USGBC
The Wallace Residence, also known as the Earthship Farmstead, was named Outstanding Single Family Home of the Year by the U.S. Green Building Council
12 Easy Green Changes Literally Anyone Can Make
If you've ever thought about going green only to shy away from the idea because it seems daunting, you're in good company.
Home design: steel and glass alternatives open another door in renovations
Black steel and glass doors have become a standard feature in many renovations.
Here's What Earth Would Look Like If Fossil Fuel Energy, Nuclear And Renewable Power Sources Were All Turned Off One By One
There’s a lot of talk nowadays about moving away from coal, oil, and gas towards renewable energy sources.
Everything You Need to Know Before Buying a Fixer Upper
Set aside money for a house repair fund.
EERE Success Story—Energy-Efficient Heat Pump for Colder Regions Keeps Residents Cozy with Lower Utility Bills
NATIONAL LAB-INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIP DEVELOPS NEW TECHNOLOGY, SURPASSES DOE EFFICIENCY AND COST GOALS
Air pollution has been linked to heart disease for years, prompting concern as well as some skepticism.
Beat The Peak
Northern Neck Electric Cooperative is asking its members to reduce their electricity usage during “PEAK” demand periods.
Nest Thermostats Can Now React to Changing Energy Prices
It sounds like a wonky energy move, but it’s actually a pretty progressive data service
Nest’s new talent tames the thermostat when power gets pricey
Nest's thermostat has always been billed as "smart" but, courtesy of even deeper integration with power companies.
Thermostats are getting smarter, but it is still a dumb answer to the problem of saving energy
I noted that Nest and other smart thermostats work best in lousy, poorly insulated and sealed houses
Uber for Your Lawnmower? The Future of the Sharing Economy.
We've all heard of the "sharing economy": It's a wide-ranging term.
15 plants that will purify the air in your home
A Golden Pothos is easy to grow and good for your home.
Home Improvement Advice by 150 Points
Top 10 Eco-Friendly Home Improvement Upgrades & Their Costs – Just in time for Summer 2016
Building Your Own Home From Open Source Blocks
What if your next house were to cost 1/10th of the average home while sporting a long list of high-tech hyper-ecological features?
Energy Efficiency Guide
With the health of the environment a global priority, we've compiled a guide to help you reduce your carbon footprint at home.
Home Energy Performance Is Key to Avoiding the Next Mortgage Crisis
Every day, thousands of Americans make the biggest purchase they’ll make in a lifetime—their home
25 Bright and Colorful Room Ideas
Tony Duquette had it right: More is definitely more.
How eco homes can cut your energy bills – or even make money
They help the planet, they help your pocket, and they can be incredibly stylish when designed by architects who know how to deploy energy-efficient techniques with verve.
ENERGY EFFICIENT HOUSE PLANS
To quench my continuing curiosity with small house options, I’ve done extensive research on small, energy efficient, house plans. Since it’s very possible that my husband and I might end up buying land first.
Mavero Home Energy Storage Systems Offers Up To 9.6 kW Output For Charging
Kreisel Electric, which is building a new battery facility “3K One” in Austria, announced a new home energy storage solution – the MAVERO.
7 Backyard Landscaping Ideas That Will Entice You to Come Out of the House
Ah, the irony of having a backyard: Homeowners pine for a green patch of land to call their own, but once they've got it, they very rarely visit the place.
THESE ARE THE COLORS EVERYONE WILL BE TALKING ABOUT IN 2017
It's already time to discuss which home decor trends will define next year.
How Will Home Design Be In The Future
For curious minds, wondering about how home designs will be in the future is one interesting topic to tackle.
Best Recessed Led Light Bulbs For Small Kitchen With Grey Cabinet And Tiny Ceramic Mosaic Tiles
The inspiring of best recessed led light bulbs for small kitchens.
Preventing Water Pollution: How to Build a Rain Garden
Preventing and reducing water pollution is as simple as building a rain garden.
Living the Dream of a Net-Zero House
The growing number of firms offering energy-efficient modular designs has made a high-performance residence accessible to more people.
Going underground: the future of the country house?
An English country house is often a chance to “pull on the metaphorical tweeds.”
Lawns are for suckers. Plant a garden — for the climate!
Ripping out your lawn and planting kale and peppers won’t just lead to great stir-fry.
Making Zero Energy Equal a Perfect 10
Zero-energy homes, also known as net-zero homes, produce as much energy as they consume on an annual basis.
You Won't Believe This Beautiful Home Is Pre-Fabricated
You'll never believe that this sophisticated modern home was pre-fabricated and assembled partially off-site!
Look inside Johnny Depp's $12.7 million Art Deco show-stopper
It boasts a spectacular mural by Brazilian artist twins.
7 Ideas You Can Copy From a Great House
Some houses manage to incorporate traditional features with a contemporary twist.
10 home décor mistakes you're probably making
Do you have ornamentation overload, a hefty collection of DIY disasters?
'Science will never know it all': Richard Dawkins, Margaret Atwood and others predict the future
As the 2016 London Literature festival begins, this year exploring the theme
What Does Google Home Mean For Nest?
Google debuted its new connected home device on Tuesday
What reality are you creating for yourself?
Reality isn't something you perceive; it's something you create in your mind.
The Mindset Shift All Great Leaders Make To Turn Conflict Into Cooperation
Whose emotions are you considering? Yours, or theirs.
Scientists have reinforced concrete with plastic instead of steel; 90% reduction in CO2 waste
Concrete is the second most used material on the planet
SCIENTISTS HAVE CREATED THE FIRST ACCURATE MAP OF THE BRAIN
The cerebral cortex was much more complicated than we think
Is there a limit to how long humans can live?
Humans may live longer and longer, but eventually we all grow old
Researchers confirm there's a great white shark 'nursery' off Long Island
Long Island's Montauk Point are a shark "nursery."
8 Ceiling Designs You Can’t Stop Appreciating!
Ceilings are often overlooked while designing the home.
Storm chasers: the typhoon turbine that could power Japan for 50 years
"Typhoons are normally nothing but a disaster," says Atsushi Shimizu.
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