home performance

Beat the Heat: 6 Eco-Friendly Ways to Keep Your Home Cool

Beat the Heat: 6 Eco-Friendly Ways to Keep Your Home Cool

For many, summer months mean spending plenty of time outdoors on the beach or next to a swimming pool. Then there are those without the luxury of keeping cool in […]

home performance

How to Power Your Home With Eco-Friendly Technology

How to Power Your Home With Eco-Friendly Technology

Are you trying to become more environmentally conscious? Think about purchasing a renewable energy system to power your home. It does take time and money to research, buy and maintain […]

home performance

Conserve Water at Home: A Closer Look Into Which Rooms Use The Most Water, and How to Save It

Conserve Water at Home: A Closer Look Into Which Rooms Use The Most Water, and How to Save It

The average American uses 80 to 100 gallons of water a day. You may think you can’t possibly consume that much water each day, but you’d be surprised at how quickly your use […]

diy

How to Feng Shui Your Home… and Why You Would Want to [infographic]

How to Feng Shui Your Home… and Why You Would Want to [infographic]

  Screen reader version: Feng Shui for the Home Feng Shui is an ancient Chinese system of aesthetics which uses the laws of astrology and geography to help people achieve […]

homes

Honda: Designing More Than Just Sustainable Cars

Honda: Designing More Than Just Sustainable Cars

On the University of California’s Davis campus sits a live-in model of the future of home design. Known as the Honda Smart Home, the building boasts more than just curbside […]

green living

Easy Ways to Go Green on Your Next Vacation

Easy Ways to Go Green on Your Next Vacation

It’s that time of year again! Yes, the holiday season is upon us, but, it’s more than just festive tidings and family get-togethers. In the coming months, many of us […]

diy

Your Next Upcycling Project: Bed to Bench Makeover

Your Next Upcycling Project: Bed to Bench Makeover

Screen reader version: Remove the mattress from your old bed Deslot your old bed Remove foot of bed using screwdriver From the front of the head board measure how deep […]

green living

Tips to Avoid the Biggest House Cleaning Blunders [infographic]

Tips to Avoid the Biggest House Cleaning Blunders [infographic]

  Screen reader version: Biggest House Cleaning Blunders You don’t follow the “top to bottom” rule If dusting the top shelf (or cleaning the ceiling fan) is your last task […]

home performance

Top 5 Ways to Insulate Your Green Home

Top 5 Ways to Insulate Your Green Home

Not all insulation is created equal. Some insulation might get an A for fire prevention, but receive Fs in health and safety thanks to its chemical components. Others may be easy […]