Green Homes

5 Ways To Significantly Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality Thumbnail

When it comes to your home’s air quality, most homeowners never go beyond installing a carbon monoxide detector. But that’s a pretty low bar to set for your family’s health: if the air isn’t literally killing you, it’s nothing to worry about. The truth is, the average child catches between six and 10 colds a [...]

Young People Want To Trade Urban Life For A Cozy Cottage, Study Finds Thumbnail

Countless articles are circulating the web trying to interpret the mysteries of the so-called Millennial generation. Writers and analysts seem perplexed over their career goals, spending habits, and even their love of avocado toast. As the world tries to enter the minds of these tech-savvy, creative young people, the real estate market continues to ask: Where does this [...]

9 Ways Your Dream Home Can Be Eco-Friendly Thumbnail

Many of us aspire to have homes that are luxurious, accommodating and glamorous. However, you can also make an effort to buy a house that is green and sustainably designed. It is absolutely possible to enjoy luxury living while considering the environment. Here are some green features that you should be on the lookout for [...]

I’m Loving the 2012 HGTV Green Home Thumbnail

Each year, I eagerly anticipate the reveal of the new HGTV Green Home. Then I enter the contest…and promptly forget to write about it. I’m more than a little late, given that the entry period is technically over, but I had to get in a post, because this is my favorite green home in years. [...]

What Does Your Dream Home Look Like? Thumbnail

At this very second, I have at least folders between my computer and my external hard drive dedicated to our dream home and all the things we want to put in it. When we started thinking about this a few years ago, my taste was super modern, with very little room for anything “old” or [...]