Interview: ecobeco Founder Brian Toll Talks remodeling old houses for energy efficiency, comfort and health and building new homes to greener standards.
Solar adds value: adding photovoltaic panels to your roof makes your home worth more while lowering utility costs & helping battle climate change.
Without the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Americans would breathe dirtier air, drink more polluted water and live and grow food on contaminated soils…
Green home remodeling is about preserving resources and protecting the environment. But practicality doesn’t have to take precedence over beauty.
When you begin building or remodeling a home, you can choose materials that won’t create lasting harm to ecosystems or your family’s health…
The tiny house isn’t just a concept anymore, as Americans are embracing the concept as a way to lessen their impact and make the most out of limited real estate.
As sustainability becomes more mainstream, more and more products today advertise their green credentials—with many displaying third-party certifications on their labels. But how can consumers know which certifications are legit?
Dear EarthTalk: I am in the market for a new flat screen TV. Are some models greener than others? — Michael Kavanaugh, Rome, NY According to the U.S. Department of Energy, Americans’ 275 million TV sets burn through some 65 billion kilowatt hours of energy each year, representing four to five percent of U.S. household electricity […]