Make these easy-to-fix upgrades for a more home more eco-friendly, while saving a bit of money on your utility bills.
Take advantage of the benefits of solar power with portable, small-scale solutions.
Here Sonya Newenhouse describes how she uses her southern facing 17 inch deep window sills to grow seedlings. She also notes that their electrical bill for February in the furnace free home was only $11 -- $8 of which was service fees.
Sonya Newenhouse describes how she uses the southern-facing 17-inch-deep windowsills of her Passive House-certified home to grow seedlings.
Air conditioning accounts for as much as 20 percent of the average homeowner's utility bill. These simple tips can help you reduce your mechanical cooling needs, meaning more money for you and better-quality air for the world.
In my quest for the most energy efficient ceiling fan, one model blows the rest away. Now is the time to install ceiling fans for lower electricity bills this summer—here's how.
Today's a great day to follow our tips for creating a home office that's easy on you and light on the planet.
Seattle leads the way in asking the federal government to implement a comprehensive, health-focused food system.
Obama is poised to sign the Food Safety Bill. Learn more about how you can guarantee the safety of your own food.
Guest blogger Bill Hutchins comments on the relationships of our family and community and natural world.
Guest blogger Bill Hutchins explains the ways in which we are increasingly removed from the deeper rhythms and cycles and flow of our source.
Guest blogger Bill Hutchins outlines ways to build green while keeping a light footprint on the earth.
Guest blogger Bill Hutchins explains why the first step in green building should be "don't build."
A new Environmental Protection Agency website helps homeowners and renters decrease their energy consumption and cut carbon emissions.