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An investment in new flooring can significantly upgrade the look and feel of your home. But what can environmentally conscious homeowners do to make responsible choices when updating their decor? We spoke with Abe Drissi, owner of Flooring America Herndon in Northern Virginia...
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When it comes to environmentally responsible landscaping, water conservation isn’t the only priority. With the damage caused by invasive flora and fauna estimated at almost $120 billion per year, it’s...
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“Green” landscaping around your home beautifies your land and is great for the environment. Even more beneficial to the average homeowner is the fact that green landscaping can also have a significant impact on the green in your wallet.
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Halloween should be scary, but not for the environment—this year, start treating the earth to a “green” Halloween. Once your little ghouls and goblins have hung up their treat bags for another year, try using variations on the tips below for other, not-so-scary holidays.
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We often think of painting as a great way to freshen up a room, but in fact, VOCs commonly found in paint products can pose serious health and environmental risks.
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With the average home spending about $1,000 and nearly half of its total energy consumption on annual heating and cooling operations, according to ENERGY STAR, homeowners are eager for money-saving alternatives.
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Whether you’re planning new construction or a retrofit, knowing the best insulation practices can mean serious energy savings.
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Over the past decade, solar panels for residential homes have become much less expensive and much more popular. Although the value of installing solar panels may not be certain...
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Most people start their home lighting decisions with a lamp or fixture, but it might be better to begin with the bulb. These hardworking light bearers are often overlooked until one burns out on the job...
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Improving the energy efficiency of buildings—everything from residential homes to retail stores and factories—is crucial to environmentally responsible living.
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