Category Archives: Green Building Materials

The Latest in “Smart” Technology: Smart Water Heaters

By Drew Knight The year is 2015 and everything is getting “smart.” From phones to watches to homes, it seems as if nothing is safe from getting a little wiser, and now water heaters are no exception. Today, heating water … Continue reading

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Want a Green Home? Government Agencies Speak on the Benefits

By Drew Knight You’ve heard it all from us before: Through features like solar panels, advanced insulation, sustainable construction materials, efficient windows, xeriscaping and rain collection systems, green homes are better for the environment and they save you loads of … Continue reading

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Baby Steps to Going Green

  By Maria Galizia When it comes to conservation, let’s just say that the average American can use a little help. For example, a family of four generally uses 400 gallons of water per day! But, with a few changes … Continue reading

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Tune In for the Coolest New Products & Design Trends for Your Home, Live From The International Builders’ Show and Kitchen & Bath Industry Show

Do you love keeping up with the latest products and design trends that will be coming soon in new homes? You’re in luck! The New Home Source team will be covering the 2015 International Builders’ Show and the Kitchen & … Continue reading

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Gadget of the Month: The Andrea Plant-based Air Purifier

By Dan Chapman Do you deal with severe allergies and know the pain of bad indoor air quality? If you’re like the approximately 50 million people in the United States who the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology says … Continue reading

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New Home 101: Your Guide to Buying and Building a New Home

By Patricia L. Garcia “We wanted to buy a new home because, even though we owned a lovely Southern Colonial-style home, we found ourselves spending a lot of time and money on maintenance every year. It’s great having everything under … Continue reading

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Industrial Design Comes Home

By Ashley Steel Austin, Texas is a city so fundamentally cool that some 110 people move here daily. The allure of this city — founded upon the enigmatic, but magnetic motto, “Keep Austin Weird,” is cause for the rapid acquisition … Continue reading

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