9 Gorgeous Houses That Prove Your Dream Home Is Also A Green Home...

Aug 8, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] Jonathan Feldman HUFFINGTON POST What is sustainability, and what would it look like in your own home? There are a lot of things you can do to reduce your carbon footprint, like going vegetarian or driving an electric car, but chances are your house maybe be having a larger impact on the environment than you’d like. Almost half of the energy your home consumes comes from heating and air conditioning. Unless your house is completely coated in solar panels, more than half of the electricity you’re using is probably generated from coal, gas and oil. “Green building” is an effort to curb the environmental toll of inefficient homes, and it’s taking hold in the construction sector. The Huffington Post reached out to nine architects to talk about their stunning projects that are not...

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You Can Be Green Even When You’re On The Go...

Jan 21, 2014 Posted by

Thanks to many transportation options available…

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Making Your Home Your Best Ecosystem...

Jan 21, 2014 Posted by

Your home is your sanctuary.

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A Green Thanksgiving Is Easier Than You Think...

Nov 27, 2013 Posted by

Thanksgiving is upon us…

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Sustainable Architecture: 5 Reasons To Love Green Buildings...

Jun 30, 2013 Posted by

The images in this article depict ECO Modern Flats…

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5 Reasons an Eco-Friendly BMW Can be as Cool as a Hotrod (Almost)...

Dec 7, 2012 Posted by

The days of muscle cars billowing blasts of smoke from the exhaust are long over.

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Green Holiday Gift Guide 2012:

Dec 6, 2012 Posted by

It is once again that most wonderful time of the year.

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Going Green? 12 Ways to Reduce Your Impact on the Food, Water and Energy Nexus...

Dec 2, 2012 Posted by

There are countless ways by which we as individuals can lessen our impact on the earth.

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While Germany Is Headed for 80% Renewable Energy, We’re Getting Left in the Dust...

Nov 23, 2012 Posted by

Osha Gray Davidson discusses his new book “Clean Break,” about the keys to Germany’s success with renewables…

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House Tour: Author And Blogger Tammy Strobel Shares Her Tiny Home And Tips For Living A Simple, Happy Life...

Nov 16, 2012 Posted by

In the beginning of September, Tammy Strobel and Logan Smith moved from Portland…

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11 Small Eco Homes That Live Large (PHOTOS)...

Nov 16, 2012 Posted by

These exciting and comfortable designs from the new book “Small Eco Houses” …

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Chicago’s urban farm district could be the biggest in the nation...

Nov 16, 2012 Posted by

Chicago’s Black Belt area, on the historic South Side..

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California leads the way in green energy, but not green living...

Nov 15, 2012 Posted by

At first glance, California seems like the greenest state in the union.

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U.S. building is going green for profit, not for the climate...

Nov 15, 2012 Posted by

As the construction industry dusts off its tools post-recession…

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99 red balloons can power 4,500 homes...

Nov 13, 2012 Posted by

This wins for most charming solar concept based on a one-hit wonder from the ‘80s..

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Smooth as Silk: How big brands milk small farmers for all they’re worth...

Nov 9, 2012 Posted by

If you drink soy milk, odds are high that you drink Silk.

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Umbra’s second helpings: Stressing out...

Nov 8, 2012 Posted by

It’s been a stressful few months.

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New Car Fuel Consumption Could Be Halved, International Energy Agency Claims...

Nov 4, 2012 Posted by

The world’s new cars could use half as much as much fuel as they do now in 20 years…

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The gift of garbage: A first-timer tries her hand at ‘upcycling’...

Oct 28, 2012 Posted by

Right now, we’re living in a reuse renaissance…

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We’re all guinea pigs: Film explores effects of living among untested chemicals...

Oct 27, 2012 Posted by

Dana Nachman was a producer at NBC when she wrote a story on how to make your home less toxic.

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Why We May Be Able to Start Feeding Ourselves From Urban Waters Again...

Oct 25, 2012 Posted by

Small-scale vertical farms — some of the first in the country — are designed to grow multiple species of seaweed and shellfish, have small footprints and provide an array of environmental benefits.

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Bottled Water Without The Waste? Only If It’s Convenient...

Oct 25, 2012 Posted by

Bottled water is one of those debates that just keeps getting recycled

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Michigan Clean Energy Mandate Initiative Would Require 25 Percent Renewables By 2025...

Oct 24, 2012 Posted by

In less than two weeks, Michigan voters will decide on a hotly contested ballot initiative …

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Levi Strauss Quietly Announces Climate Change Strategy...

Oct 24, 2012 Posted by

When an iconic figure makes a bold statement,…

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Fast Electric Car Charging Stations May Help EVs Spread Across America...

Oct 23, 2012 Posted by

In all the hoopla over an Obama-supported EV battery company going bankrupt…

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