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U.S. Towns Race for Conservation Supremacy

U.S. Towns Race for Conservation Supremacy

Georgetown University offers a $5 million prize for the community with the best energy-saving strategy

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Old Tools, Old Friends

Old Tools, Old Friends

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A reminisence on a 30 year anniversary

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Study Encouraging on Energy-Code Compliance

Study Encouraging on Energy-Code Compliance

Preliminary results from a Department of Energy field study show new houses in a sampling of states are meeting many code requirements

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New Standards Announced for Commercial AC Units

New Standards Announced for Commercial AC Units

The Department of Energy says the new efficiency rules will save businesses $167 billion over the next 30 years

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A bedroom that opens to the stars

A bedroom that opens to the stars

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A bedroom that feels like you're in a tree house.

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High Noon...

High Noon...

Learning to be in the right place at the right time is one of the most important skills an architectural photographer must learn.

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Large LEED Community Underway in Florida

Large LEED Community Underway in Florida

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When complete, the subdivision will include 160 housing units the developer hopes will meet the LEED-Platinum standard

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Simple palette- Clean lines

Simple palette- Clean lines

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This galley kitchen is deceptively simple. A lot of planning goes into a space that seems to flow from beginning to end. The cathedral ceilings and white paint make the tiny footprint feel larger...

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Water Risks Higher in Green Buildings, Study Finds

Water Risks Higher in Green Buildings, Study Finds

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Water conservation measures increase the age of water in plumbing systems, leading to higher levels of bacteria

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Home for Christmas

Home for Christmas

This beautiful house in Camden, Maine is now active as the Maine Stay Inn, but it was built in 1802 as a private residence.

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Green-Building Database to Expand

Green-Building Database to Expand

The Northwest EcoBuilding Guild launches a fund-raising campaign to broaden its educational efforts and quicken the adoption of innovative designs.

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Wine bar for the Holidays

Wine bar for the Holidays

"Man cave" 2.0

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A Zen-Like Garden Pool

A Zen-Like Garden Pool

A blend of eastern and western influences makes this porch and reflecting pool a delightful place to enjoy a summer morning.

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Congress Poised to Give Renewables a Big Boost

Congress Poised to Give Renewables a Big Boost

A spending deal due for a vote this week would keep tax credits for solar and wind projects on the books for several more years

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Kids Decor

Kids Decor

Decorating your kids room is a journey back to your childhood.

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Self-Taught MBA: Drones for Homebuilders

Self-Taught MBA: Drones for Homebuilders

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Toying with the idea of a holiday drone purchase? I’ll give you a business reason to go ahead and buy one.

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A Wooden Step Stool That Wont Tip Over

A Wooden Step Stool That Won't Tip Over

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This step stool is specially designed to be safer as it can't tip over like its basic counterpart

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Energy-Efficient Building for Everyone

Energy-Efficient Building for Everyone

An Arizona builder gives affordable houses and high-end homes the same energy-efficiency features

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A hidden solution to a common problem

A hidden solution to a common problem

By placing the flat screen television and entertainment systems behind panels of reclaimed barn board this architect creates a solution to an all too common conundrum. Having a large television in...

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Stanley Smart Measure Pro

Stanley Smart Measure Pro

For the most part, the measuring devices on our smart phones are more novelty than real tool. Stanley is looking to change that with its new Smart Measure Pro, which is a laser measuring device...

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