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Green Remodeling Ideas for Smart Home Sellers
Learn to beat the tough housing market with green remodeling. Green renovations can help you get ahead in real estate, from green building to energy efficiency and water conservation.
Agent Blog: Home Buyers Want Green Features
Ecobreaker and green real estate agent Brad Coy blogs about how to sell your home in this poor housing market. Going green is a way to get ahead in this tough real estate market, he says. Energy efficiency, green materials and more are a good start.
Green and Gorgeous Remodeling: Laundry Rooms
Green remodeling and renovation for your laundry rooms. Get energy efficient, Energy Star washing machines and dryers. Energy conservation and water conservation means you'll save money and increase property value. Get clean clothes without hassle.
Green and Gorgeous Remodeling: Green Bathrooms
Save water, and money, with water conservation. It's easy with low-flow fixtures, touchless faucets, low-flow shower heads, low water toilets and more. Get greener bathrooms with Kohler, Toto, American Standard and more.
5 Simple Money-Saving Green Remodeling Ideas
Here are 5 simple green remodeling ideas to improve energy and water conservation in your home. These green renovations are about saving money while saving resources.
Green Remodeling Ideas for Smart Home Sellers: South Florida Edition
Learn how going green can help you sell your home in the South Florida housing market. Real estate is depressed in the area, but energy efficiency, water conservation and more can help homeowners get a sale.
Green Remodeling Ideas for Smart Home Sellers: Washington, DC, Edition
Learn how green remodeling can help you sell your home in Washington, D.C.'s housing market. Real estate is depressed in the area, but energy efficiency, water conservation and more can help homeowners get a sale.
Green Remodeling Ideas for Smart Home Sellers: Detroit Edition
Learn how green renovations can help you sell your home in Detroit's housing market. Real estate is depressed in the area, but energy efficiency, water conservation and more can help homeowners get a sale.
Green Remodeling Ideas for Smart Home Sellers: Southern California Edition
Learn how green remodeling ideas can help you sell your home in California's Inland Empire housing market. Real estate is depressed in the area, but energy efficiency, water conservation and more can help homeowners get a sale.
Green Remodeling Ideas for Smart Home Sellers: Phoenix Edition
Learn how going green can help you sell your home in Phoenix's housing market. Real estate is depressed in the area, but energy efficiency, water conservation and more can help homeowners get a sale.
Green and Gorgeous Remodeling: Eco-friendly Flooring
Green and Gorgeous Remodeling: Eco-friendly Countertops
How Green Remodeling Can Help Sell Your House
With a real estate bubble and foreclosures, green remodeling ideas offer a way to get a leg up with your real estate. Homeowners are using green building and energy efficiency to stand out in the marketplace.
Confessions of an Eco-Minded Real Estate Agent
Green renovations, going green, can mean a revolution for the troubled housing market. While the real estate market suffers from foreclosures, green building and energy efficiency can earn homeowners better home prices and more home sales.
3 Money-Saving, Green Ways to Spend Your Tax Rebate
Put your tax rebates to work going green. Invest in energy efficient appliances, including dishwashers, washing machines and refrigerators.
"Lego Block" Eco Town to Be Built in Scotland
An eco town is being built in scotland based on lego bricsks. This green building style is a container community, built up with modular homes, prefabricated homes. Prefab design going green.
10 New CFLs to Fit Your Life and Lamps
CFLs, compact fluorescent light bulbs, pack energy efficiency, maximizing energy efficiency. CFLs now come in a variety of styles, from 3 way to dimmable, to globe, to candelabra and more.
Top 5 Green Gadgets Unveiled at CES
At CES 2008, the Consumer Electronics Association's show in Las Vegas, going green is the theme, with carbon offsets and recycled products. Manufacturers are also displaying green gadgets galore, of which we list 5: LED TVs, rechargeable batteries, c
Little-Known Omission in Energy Bill Hits Homeowners Hard
A little-known omission in the federal energy bill hits homeowners hard: Congress failed to renew energy efficiency tax credits. Homeowners can no longer get money back on their taxes for such efficiency improvements as efficient heating and cooling
2008 Home Energy Tax Credits: Claim Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Tax Credits
Make 2008 the year to take advantage of federal home energy tax credits. Install renewable energy on your home, whether that's photovoltaic solar panels or solar hot water heaters, and get a home energy tax credit.
7 Lost Household Arts
Much of going green isn't new. Many of the eco-tips people are "discovering" are things our grandparents did every day. Here are our favorite "lost arts" from our collective memory banks, ideas that save money and the planet.
DIY Home Energy Audit Pages: 2
Learn how to save money and practice energy conservation and energy efficiency around the house by taking this first step: conduct a home energy audit DIY. You can use the incense test, seal up leaks, check insulation, try a kill a watt, etc.
VIDEO: Scrubs' "Janitor" Worried about Global Warming
Scrubs TV actor Neil Flynn explains in this humorous video that global warming affects everyone, and he reminds us to recycle.
Editors' Picks: USA-Made Toys Years 6-10
A few of our favorites for the holidays.
Green & Gorgeous: Luxury Linens
From silky sheets to soft towels, natural, organic linens and bedding feel great, as well as being green and eco-friendly. Organic cotton and bamboo towels, sheets, pillowcases and pillows are more sustainable than conventional alternatives.
Green Holiday Gifts: For Gadget Geeks
From a backpack that charges up electronics with solar panels to a hand crank radio and batteries you can recharge through USB, there are some great green gadgets for the gadget geeks on your holiday shopping list.
Everything You Need for Happy Green Holidays
Make your holiday season as green and joyous as possible with great gift ideas, stocking stuffers, chocolates, wine, and even treats for your pets.
Green Holiday Gifts: For Eco-Divas
Need some gorgeous green gifts for women this holiday season? Check out these organic clothes, body care products, bags, sunglasses and more.
Editors' Picks: USA-Made Toys Years 0-3
A few of our favorites for the holidays
Editors' Picks: USA-Made Toys Years 3-6
A few of our favorites for the holidays
Green Holiday Gifts: Green and Gorgeous
This holiday season, give your loved ones great green gifts, like Vere Chocolates, an eGO electric cycle, a Dahon folding bicycle, an organic pillow or bamboo bowls.
Green Holiday Gifts: Stocking Stuffers
This holiday season, give your loved ones great green gifts, like these stocking stuffers: a gift card from Under the Canopy, Sweet Riot chocolate, Karma Champagne and more.
Green Holiday Gifts: For Pets
This holiday season, give your pets or pet lovers great green gifts, like toys made from recycled materials and organic catnip. Dogs and cats will love it.
5 Perfectly Painless Water $avers
With water bills rising, it makes sense to learn to conserve around the home. Easy water conservation tips for fixing leaks, installing a low-flow showerhead, getting a professional car wash and watering your garden in the morning.
Green Holiday Gifts: Growing Up Green
Fresh green ideas for the little ones, with no lead worries.
Green Holiday Gifts: For the Naturally Fit
This holiday season, gift the gift of activity to your naturally fit friends and family. How about an e-bike, organic active wear or survival adventure tool?
Green Holiday Gifts: For Trendsetters
Impress the hip and stylish with these cutting-edge gems.
Green Holiday Gifts: Eco-Indulgences
Having trouble picking something out for your parents or the older generation? Look no further.
5 Signs the Computer Industry Is Going Green
With new technology, the wired world is taking on its toxic, energy-hungry legacy. High tech is taking steps to reduce toxic e-waste and improve energy efficiency.
Boldly Designed E-Bike Sports Green Transportation
Electrobike launches new Pi power-assisted electric bicycle.
Expect High Home Heating Bills This Winter
As prices have surged for heating oil and natural gas, and the economy stalls, many consumers are worried about the winter. It's a good time to invest in energy conservation and an energy audit, and maybe even think renewable, alternative energy for
Ex-Google Manager Pushes San Francisco to Dim Lights for One Night
Nate Tyler is organizing Lights Out San Francisco Day, to give people a time to reflect on energy conservation and light pollution.
Online America: Is the Clothesline a Right or Public Nuisance #1?
Homeowners and communities square off over "right to dry" laundry rules, as homeowners associations in some places try to outlaw the traditional practice.
Real Estate Slump Could Spur Recession
With the U.S. housing market struggling under falling prices, what does it mean for greens? Will it result in less building and sprawl, and more open space?
Ray Bradbury's Hometown Greens, Inspired By His Stories
Sci-Fi Legend Blesses Plan For Gardens, Farmers'' Market, Green Roofs, Renewable Energy
Homeowners Seek Group Discounts on Solar Energy
By pooling resources, Californians in Marin County are leveraging buying power to lower the cost of solar panels for solar energy.
Cell Phones, Power Lines Raise Cancer, Brain Damage Risk
Experts say safety standards for electromagnetic (EMF) energy are too low, and that cancer and brain damage are possible risks, given some studies.
DIY green nontoxic cleaning guide.
Top Green Homes Tips
Top going green tips for the home.
$50,000 TVs, $120,000 Wiring: Demand High for Electronic Toys
Despite housing market woes, the electronic home automation business is booming, as evidenced by the Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association's annual expo. Some of the high technology offers energy savers, while others are energy guzzle