• The kitchen may be the heart of the home, but it's also the resident energy hog. Plus, your kitchen contributes its share of indoor air pollution through cooking fumes and gases from flooring, paints…   Read the Article

  • Double up on windows Lots of windows let in natural light, but if they're single-pane windows, they're letting out a lot of the air you're paying to heat and cool. The good news: You can have a…   Read the Article

  • Who wouldn't want to cut energy costs? These small fixes will make not only a big difference in your home's heating and cooling efficiency but in your power bill. Get an energy audit Not sure…   Read the Article

  • Going green doesn't have to use every last one of your greenbacks. While building a fully green home typically costs 20 to 30 percent more than a traditional build, you can still get results by…   Read the Article

  • You're already planning to do the all the eco-friendly work on your new home: energy-efficient appliances, water-saving fixtures, the works. Why not work with your builder to make your home a…   Read the Article

  • Homebuyers often think that if they start going green, they have to take it all the way. That's not the case. Small projects like adding eco-friendly flooring, Energy Star appliances or water-saving…   Read the Article

  • You know that kitchen remodel you just had to have? Sure, it will impress buyers when you decide to sell, but it could also cut your capital gains tax burden. If you have lived in your current home…   Read the Article

  • Flooring may not be top of mind when you think of the kitchen, but floors play a crucial part in tying the look of the room together. When upgrading your kitchen floor, coordinate with your…   Read the Article

  • One of the biggest trends in kitchen design is organization. If you didn’t custom-build cabinets with specialty storage, you can retrofit existing cabinets with storage accessorizes such as…   Read the Article

  • You don’t need to do a major bathroom remodel to add value to this hard-working room. Upgrading your bathroom sink, faucet and fixtures can instantly add style and a high-end feel. Whether you’re…   Read the Article