To help you find the best solar spot lights, we’ve done the grunt work for you, looking at the dozens of lights available and picking our top five favorites. When narrowing down our picks, we […]
Green Home & Building
Solar lights can give your garden that peaceful, ethereal glow without those ugly power cords or a high electricity bill. These garden lights are available in a variety of shapes, sizes and quality, which makes […]
Solar pools heaters are a great option for the swimming pool owner that needs a little extra heat in cooler months or even year round. Not only do they extend your soaking season, but a […]
Solar Christmas lights are a great way to decorate your home for the holiday season, and cut down your energy bill. Beyond the environmental benefits, they’re also extremely convenient and versatile, since you don’t need […]
Portland, Oregon, is getting a new 12-story building with an innovative award-winning design – and it’s going to be built with wood. The Framework building, planned for Portland’s Pearl District, will be a mixed-use retail, […]
Some crafty individuals are putting their compost piles to another good use – heating their homes. Compost, besides making a wonderful garden fertilizer, gives off a lot of heat as it decays. Creative and green-minded […]
You don’t usually think of taking the elevator up to the roof to enjoy your lunch in the park, but that’s exactly what shoppers in Cupertino are going to be able to do once the […]
Wood construction is about to hit a new milestone as the tallest wooden building ever built in North America is set to begin construction in Quebec City. The tallest wooden building in North America is […]
Say goodbye to the houseplants you keep forgetting to water, and embrace a new trend: decorative, functional microorganisms. Innovations in industrial and architectural design might soon bring photosynthesis into your home in a completely new […]
Developers unveil plans for a 46-story apartment building in Sri Lanka with extensive, overflowing plantings on extra-big balconies.
Lansing, Olympia and Madison are the latest U.S. capitals to get federal design help aimed at creating “greener, healthier and more vibrant neighborhoods.”
The Electrical and Computer Engineering building at the University of Illinois could become the largest net-zero building, by far.
Passive House, Minergie, LEED Platinum – Karuna House in Yamhill County, Ore., has become the first in the world to claim all three certifications.
The building generates more than enough electricity to meet its needs during the first full year of occupancy.