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Roofs are an important factor to consider when trying to build an energy efficient house. While a roof is primarily intended to protect the house from outside elements like wind, rain, snow, and pollution, the roof is also a significant aspect in controlling the interior home temperature. Here is a basic guide on how to choose an energy efficient roof for your home.
Rather than embarking on a near-$10 billion, 25-year overhaul of its 18th-century stormwater infrastructure, Philadelphia has opted for a more prosaic, street-level approach. The city is developing a series of rain gardens, wetlands and other innovative ideas to catch stormwater.
Many people start on renovating the roof when they want to reduce their carbon footprint and live more sustainably. Not only will you be doing Mother Nature a favour with...
Green roofs are one of the latest trends in sustainable building, and for good reason: they substantially improve energy efficiency (they can reduce heat loss by 34% in the winter...
If you've ever wanted to live by the hillside, but can't give up the luxuries of city life -- then a housing complex in Prague may be just the...
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With new applications for smart devices being developed every day, ‘green’ apps are a dime a dozen. Here are a few worth checking out.
Vertical farming could be an incredible asset for the future of sustainable agriculture. Keep reading to learn how this technology is revolutionizing how we produce food.
However you choose to while away the colder winter months, careful consideration of what to burn in the fireplace is one way to make greener choices.
If you’re considering growing plants inside a greenhouse, here are 13 obdurate advantages you’ll definitely like to know and utilize as well.
There are several inexpensive and non-toxic methods you can use to unclog drains in your home with ingredients you probably already have in your cabinets.