Category Archives: Green Home Building

Stay Warm, Save Money: How to Cut Heating Costs

By Drew Knight Nobody wants to add to the costs of their new home with a giant heating bill. So, before you go upping your thermostat to 80 degrees, listen up. There are plenty of ways to keep warm this … Continue reading

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5 Smart Toilets to Elevate Your Bathroom’s IQ

By Drew Knight If you’re one of those top-of-the-line shoppers who wants the best of the best, why stop at kitchen or cosmetic upgrades? With all the smart technology out there, it was only a matter of time before we … Continue reading

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Future-Proof Your Home with These Eco-Friendly Devices

By Alexis Breitkreutz Technology grows and changes just as fast as we do. In years past, we’ve seen technology appear that we never thought we’d ever see, only to have it quickly replaced by something newer and better — and … Continue reading

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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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Tips to Enjoy Your Backyard This Summer

By Bryn Huntpalmer It’s finally summer: the kids are home from school, the days are long and everyone is eager to get outside. Skip the hassle of traveling and pricey amusement parks and make your own backyard the spot to … 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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