With California leading the way mandating all new residential construction meet strict “net zero emissions” standards beginning in 2020, the home of the future is almost here.
Forward Labs and Solar Frontier are two of the companies challenging Tesla’s dominance in the nascent solar roof technology market…
The Clean Energy DC plan aims to reduce energy use 50% by 2032 while increasing renewables to supply 50% of Washington, DC’s needs in that same period.
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…
When it comes time to remodel your home, why not go green these days. Making repairs, investing to sell, and investing to save all the rage this year.
Dear EarthTalk: What advantages do so-called “vertical farms” have over traditional gardens and farms? Sylvia Pleasant, Washington, DC When Dickson Despommier’s book The Vertical Farm: Feeding the World in the 21st Century was first published, there were no vertical farms. Now, it’s an exciting movement […]
Dear EarthTalk: I’ve heard that the price of getting solar panels installed on a home is lower than ever, but has it gotten to the point anywhere in the U.S. where it’s actually cheaper than traditional grid power yet? — Lester Milstein, Boston, MA Rooftop solar panels on have always been the province of well-to-do, […]