high performance windows
Architect and Passive House consultant Mark Miller explores high-performance windows, a key element in reaching the Passive House standard.
Kids who chew gum at school perform better on standardized tests, new research suggests.
JELD-WEN doubles up on the style and performance points with Custom Wood Double-Hung Window enhancements
The Home Star Energy Retrofit Act of 2010, expected to pass this summer, offers rebates for windows, doors, skylights, window films and storm windows and doors.
When it comes to “going green” at home, the purpose is clear: to conserve and manage your home’s energy intake and expenditure. A good start, especially during the hot months of summer, would be to take a look at fiberglass windows.
Back to the Root makes growing mushrooms at home simple and sustainable.
Now Pacific Yurts introduces one of its most exciting innovations to date the unique Custom Curve™ window system. Custom Curve™ is the first glass window system with a structurally engineered framework that follows the curved wall of the yurt.
Does the huge task of cleaning windows leave you feeling overwhelmed? Follow these six simple steps—using inexpensive materials you already have around the house—to get your windows sparkling and streak-free.
Leap Adaptive's 480-square-foot, energy-efficient Hummingbird kit house makes green living affordable.
Decorating with mirrors is an easy way to increase your home’s natural light, make small rooms feel bigger, and improve your home’s interior without spending a fortune.
Natural Home editor-in-chief Robyn Griggs Lawrence discusses a new Princeton University study that demonstrates that high fructose corn syrup causes obesity.
Of our daily water use, 75 percent is consumed in the bathroom. Changing our habits can cut back on our use. Natural Home editor-in-chief Robyn Griggs Lawrence advises on how to save water and energy in the bathroom.
Hammocks and High Tea designer and founder Karen Young describes the creative process and the steps it takes to create a sustainable home decor line.
When I bake cookies, they look like pancakes. I need to adjust the recipe for a higher altitude, but I’m not sure how. I need your help!
David Salman encourages gardeners to fertilize in fall when root growth is most active and winter fertilizing imperative.
Tea towels are the perfect accessory to add life to your kitchen. Wipe your hands on them, or hang them up as décor. Hammocks & High Tea's collection of tea towels features global prints in rich colors.
Phosphate levels in soda have risen dramatically in the last 20 years, and new research finds that too much phosphate intake can quicken the aging process and shave years off our lives.
Jeld-Wen's new Custom Wood line combines character with energy efficiency in windows and doors made from salvaged, reclaimed wood. It's the best of all possible worlds.
In this update on nursery renovations, Jessica shares her progress on re-wiring, installing windows, insulation and new drywall.
California rolls from supermarket sushi counters contain high fructose corn syrup. You don't have to look hard to find this information; it's listed right on the package!
The Corn Refiners Association is lobbying the Food and Drug Administration to change the name of high-fructose corn syrup on food labels to corn sugar.
From Colorado to California, these green ski resorts are some of the most environmentally focused ski resorts in the U.S.
Architect and Passive House consultant Mark Miller continues his introduction to the Passive House standard.
Made with soy wax and 100% essential oils, Hammocks & High Tea’s new candles are housed in reusable gold textured ceramic containers and offered in three scents.
Consuming too much sodium can lead to high blood pressure and heart disease, yet most Americans consume more than the recommended amount. Reduce your sodium intake with these seven simple steps.
Packed with antioxidants and other important nutrients, beets offer a lot of benefits for our hearts, brain and overall health. Just check out these six health benefits of beets!
Loaded with vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants, asparagus offers a lot more than a tasty side dish. Check out these health benefits of asparagus!
Sodas cause abnormal weight gain and are laced with unpleasant ingredients like brominated vegetable oil and BPA. Need a reason to stop drinking soda? We’ll give you six.