Building Better Houses is Good for People and for the Planet
In honor of Earth Day, we've compiled some of Fine Homebuilding's best articles and videos on sustainable design and construction to inspire you to create comfortable homes that save energy and materials and sit more lightly on the land.
As homeowners, architects, or builders, one of the best ways we can be good stewards of the environment is to build homes that use less natural resources, both in their construction and in their operation. There are some added benefits to doing this: Thoughtfully designed houses are are typically more comfortable, more durable, and more economical to build and live in. So whether you’re looking for ways to do your part to preserve and enjoy the natural world around you, or you just want to enjoy living in a better house, we’re sure you’ll find some inspiration in the following collection of articles and videos.