Can This Home Be Greened? Sleepless No More

Living in a small house gives Brian Higgins and Jill Weems more money to spend on adventures than on a mortgage and utilities, more time for community service, and a way to show friends and family the benefits of living in a small, sustainable space.

Look for MOLD around roof or plumbing leaks, damp basements or crawl spaces, where there’s been flooding, and where there’s moisture condensation on cold ­surfaces.