6 Important Energy Saving Tips For Spring And Summer

When the weather starts to get warm it’s the time of year when many people stash away winter gear and prepare homes for the warm summer months. It’s also a good opportunity to make sure a home is running as energy efficiently as possible. Being energy efficient can make a big difference to the cost …

Why Build Sustainably?

Today the word “sustainable” has a very wide use. It is some kind of trend to have a sustainable house, to use sustainable materials when building a new home and care about sustainability. So far, the real definition of the work and the meaning may be lost. To sustain, in fact, means to make something …

Attention Homeowners: 14 Smart Home Features worth the Extra Cost

With today’s technology having a modern smart home is not hard. You don’t need to upgrade the whole home at once. Just add separate features and fixtures to your home making it smart and more valuable. Note that, all smart home features are fully customizable. This will increase your home value as well as give …

Energy-efficient Home Design Ideas

The U.S. Department of Energy has developed a national rating system for the Home Energy Score. It shows how energy-efficient the home’s structure is and whether its heating, cooling, and hot water systems are considered to be energy saving. This day and age you should definitely consider investing in energy efficiency when building or remodeling …

Smart Technologies That Improve Home Value

What smart technology do you see nearby as you look around? None? Or quite a few? Well, you really need to rethink and make your mind to invest in the most recent time and money-saving solutions. With fast growing Internet we are seeing more and more Internet -connected home devices. In principle, smart technology is …

Top Green Home Building Ideas

The constantly changing environment around us provides new methods and ways to create a green home for us and our families. According to a survey conducted by McGraw-Hill Construction, green builds in the residential sector made up 17% of construction in 2011, totaling $17 billion in economic activity, and the residential green building market is …

5 of the “Hottest” Home Energy Saving Trends

Energy prices may have taken a dip in recent months, but that hasn’t stopped environmentally-conscious consumers from seeking out the hottest energy savings trends. Growing social and political pressure has consumers more aware of the impact their homes have on the natural environment. Increasingly, homeowners are stepping up to do their part by investing in …