March 1, 2006
From OSB and cordless drills to The Home Depot and HGTV, here's a look at how the past quarter-century has shaped the home-building industry
Winner of a national green-building award, this low-maintenance house should produce as much energy as it uses
September 1, 2005
An interior designer's earth-friendly ideas go easily from Sarah Susanka's showhouse to your house
September 1, 2004
MemBrain vapor retarder protects against condensation in winter, but allows for drying in summer
May 1, 2004
A Seattle home expands with a stylish in-law apartment that's environmentally sound and pays for itself over time.
September 1, 2003
Although it's healthful, low maintenance, and easy on the environment, this Texas home is also lots of fun to live in
November 1, 2001
When water is scarce, collecting rain in a cistern and pumping it into your house make good sense.
May 1, 2001
On Martha's Vineyard, a co-housing project sets an example of sensitive development, affordable housing and community building.
September 1, 2000
Yes, recycled lumber and plantation-grown lumber cost more, but designing smaller houses, orienting them for solar gain and minimizing job-site waste don't
January 1, 1995
A demonstration house in Canada shows new approaches to energy-efficient, environmentally sensitive construction.
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