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What will American homes look like the future? Why not ask architecture students? After all, they'll be the ones designing them. Right now, teams of students from 16 universities are competing to design and build cost-effective solar-powered homes--and your tax dollars are helping to urge them on.
The Green and Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI) will soon launch a new app that will allow families to conduct healthy home audits. Why? Because right now there are roughly 6 million substandard housing units nationwide, and low income persons are much more likely to live in them than their middle income peers.
Everybody wants to go green and save money, but how exactly do you do it if it's all new to you? Try these four approaches.
You are a homeowner and you're interested in solar power because it can help save money on utility bills and power your home with renewable energy. But you don't understand how the varying solar financing terms work. Financing terms can be confusing, but they don't have to be.
Budget option: You can install a water-flow restrictor in your shower, if you don’t have one already. This slows the amount
"Wood frame construction's been around for hundreds of years. The time has come to build with a product that's not going
3. A little positioning can make spending on heating and air conditioning a thing of the past. Los Angeles's Manifold House
What can I say? Watching Tom Darden work in his adoptive hometown of New Orleans seems to be like watching a man who is to his field what Paul McCartney is to music. In other words, when it comes to sustainable building, the man is a natural.
In lieu of modular planter boxes, the framework of "The Currents" consists of Green over Grey's unique, lightweight paneling