home performance

Green Plumbing Ideas to Save you Big

Green Plumbing Ideas to Save you Big

You can reduce your water usage by at least 30 percent through green plumbing. Listed below are a number of options...

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Eco-friendly Alternatives to Dryer Sheets

Eco-friendly Alternatives to Dryer Sheets

People, we are paying good money, money that could be better spent on a package of fine goat cheese, for a product that basically...

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DIY Tips To Make Your Pool More Energy Efficient

DIY Tips To Make Your Pool More Energy Efficient

A swimming pool is a lot of fun in the summer, but the downside is that they use a load of water and energy. Luckily there are...

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At What Point Does Size Cancel Out Sustainability?

At What Point Does Size Cancel Out Sustainability?

A house must be built on solid foundations if it is to last. The same principle applies to man, otherwise he too will sink back...

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How to Make Drinking Glasses Out of Recycled Glass

How to Make Drinking Glasses Out of Recycled Glass

Drinking glasses are the epitome of a new “make-do” attitude. If you save every last old bottle, jar and bit of glass like...

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What is a Home Energy Audit and Why Should I Get One Done?

What is a Home Energy Audit and Why Should I Get One Done?

A home is a complicated system that can hold a number of surprises. Whether it’s air leakages, backdrafts or poor insulation,...

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LivingHome in Santa Monica by architect Ray Kappe
Photo courtesy Tom Bonner Photography

7 Benefits of Prebuilt Homes

LivingHome in Santa Monica by architect Ray Kappe (image: Tom Bonner Photography There’s a reason why we have factories....

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Issues that come up when buying and building a green home

Issues that come up when buying and building a green home

Ever wonder what it might be like to own a green home?  How about the issues you might face in building one? Green building attorneys...

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How to make the most of your root cellar this winter

How to make the most of your root cellar this winter

Many old farmhouses had earthen floors; they were cool and damp in the winter, ideal for storing root crops, potatoes and apples....