The Parent Trap: Avoid Mistakes in Nursery Projects By Following Three Basic Principles

By following these three basic principles, you will avoid the usual traps that well-meaning parents often fall into. More…

A Homeowner’s Guide to Post Bubble Real Estate: Five Steps You Can Take to Better Protect Your #1 Investment

By Greenhomeguide Staff

Five Steps You Can Take to Better Protect Your #1 Investment More…

Dimming CFLs and LEDs

By Lutron (Sponsored Content)

Dimming saves energy while setting the right light level to improve mood and ambiance. Screw-in compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) and screw-in light emitting diode bulbs (LEDs) are a great energy-saving alternative to incandescent or halogen light sources; however, dimming them may be difficult. More…

Conserving Water: 5 Tips to help you cut consumption and costs.

By Greenhomeguide Staff

For many years, potable water was taken for granted. Utility rates did little to discourage wasteful water practices until about 15 years ago. That’s when prices began to rise, and they haven’t stopped. More…

6 Steps to “Greening” Your Roof

By GAF (Sponsored Content)

Re-roofing presents possibly the best opportunity since the house was built to make energy and efficiency improvements. While the roof is off, you can work from the top down, and make a variety of improvements. Consider the following six steps to green your re-roof project: More…

Buyer's Guide to Energy Efficient Bulbs

There are a growing number of options for homeowners seeking to use energy-efficient lighting fixtures. This buyer's guide will help you select the most energy efficient and environmentally sensitive option for your needs. More…

5 Tips for Choosing Energy Efficient Lighting

By Emily Widle

The most basic thing you’ve got to know about going green is how to select an energy efficient bulb. More…

4 ways to make your home more energy-efficient with occupancy/vacancy sensors.

By Lutron (Sponsored Content)

Saving energy is simple—with occupancy/vacancy sensors. One of the easiest energy-saving solutions you can add to your home is an occupancy /vacancy sensor. More…

Three Ways to Make Your Roof More Energy Efficient

Improving the energy efficiency of your roof doesn’t have to be costly. Small improvements can deliver a big difference, not only to your home’s energy usage, but also to the size of your energy bill. More…

6 Ways to Get the Green Benefits without the Green Roof

For the 90-some percent of us for whom a living roof doesn’t make sense, the benefits of such a roof are still attainable. Our experts have weighed in on the various ways to achieve a green roof's benefits without planting your roof. More…