How to Practice Eco-Friendly Water Gardening in Summer

The shimmer and trickle of water gardens are naturally pleasing to eyes and ears. By taking steps to make your own eco-friendly water garden, you can rest easy knowing your personal oasis is both beautifying and bettering its surrounding environment.

5 Tips for Considering Solar Energy for Home Use

Renewable energy has many advantages, but when it comes to installing solar panels for home use, it's important to know some basic facts. Get tips on installation, cost-saving expectations and more.

5 Tips for Building a Green Home

Save money on utilities and reduce your home's environmental footprint by making it eco-friendly with low-flow water fixtures, energy saving lightbulbs and other measures.

4 Eco-Cleaning Chores for Fall

Tackle these four essential fall cleaning chores to make your home more efficient and comfortable for winter.

The Real Cost of U.S. Energy Consumption

Renewable energy structures in the U.S. could potentially supply 80 percent of domestic energy needs by 2050. Read on to discover the real cost of energy consumption.

5 Ideas for an Eco-Bedroom

Go green in the bedroom with these simple ideas for creating an affordable eco-friendly haven.

10 Fun Facts About Solar Energy

Solar energy use continues to climb by 20 percent every year. Learn more about this amazing clean energy by checking out these 10 fun facts about solar energy.

Are Crock-Pots Energy Efficient?

Can you craft delicious home cooked meals without eating up a ton of energy? Discover whether your slowly cooked Crock-Pots are any more energy efficient than stove top or oven cooking.

5 Reasons Solar Energy Will Power the Future

With the advancements in the solar energy field within the past decade, the implementation of a renewable energy source on a widespread scale has never been more within our societies grasp.

Summer in a High-Performance House

In Belfast Cohousing and Ecovillage, high-performance houses experience much more comfortable temperatures with little electric output.

3 Reasons to Invest in Fiberglass Windows

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.

Sills for Seedlings(2)

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.

GE Lighting Announces New LED Bulbs

GE Lighting’s full line of light-emitting diode (LED) GE Energy Smart incandescent replacement bulbs are anticipated to be on store shelves within the next 16 months.

Save Energy with Home Automation Apps on the iPad

Guest blogger Mike Samsel provides an overview on how the iPad and new apps relating to home automation can help you save energy through better control of heating and cooling, lights, window coverings, irrigation and security systems.

5 Foods to Avoid for Better Sleep

What you eat throughout the day can affect how you sleep at night. Avoid these five foods for a better night’s sleep.

Green Travel: Eco-Friendly Road Trip

Natural Home editorial intern Samantha Schwartz helps her family plan an eco-friendly road trip complete with a hybrid car, organic snacks and energy-efficient hotels.

Green Your Exercise Routine

Exercising is good for you—but what about for the environment? Getting your workout fix outdoors, using retrofitted or energy-efficient machines and buying sustainable workout gear will lessen your carbon footprint by pounds of CO2 a day.

Product Review: Bedfan

If night sweats are causing you to lose sleep and costing you more on your air-conditioning bill, consider a Bedfan.

What Does It Mean to Go Green?

Guest blogger Tracy Herz juggles greenspeak 101 while considering what products and certifications she will use in her West Virginia condo remodel.

Cheese Curds and Gas Prices

Jessica talks about her recent travels to Wisconsin for the Midwest Renewable Energy Fair and gears up to find an energy-efficient vehicle.

Lighting for Tomorrow, Today

Jessica discusses her experience as a judge at the Lighting for Tomorrow energy-efficient lighting design competition.