Energy Savings     

Fall and Winter Energy Saving Tips

Have you started backing off on your air conditioning? Maybe you’ve even pulled out a jacket to wear at night. That means it’s fall, and winter is not far behind. Prep your home for colder weather with these energy saving…

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Architectural     

The Flex House: Multi-Faceted Adaptability

If you’re environmentally conscious and looking for a home, you probably think you can’t have it all. That’s okay. It’s hard to imagine a home that has both enough space to live comfortably and is an energy cipher. It’s also…

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Energy Savings     

Save Energy by Slaying Vampire Power

You’ve heard of vampire power, right? The term is not as scary as it sounds, but it will make your energy bill creep up on you. You won’t need a cross or garlic to avoid being a victim, and you…

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Architectural     

Four Reasons to Use a Light Straw Clay Wall System

Not all wall systems are created equal. Of course, all wall systems are meant to protect the interior of your home from exterior degradation—from moisture, oxygen, or even—in extreme cases—fire. But they also act as support for your home’s insulation….

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Architectural, Energy Savings     

Understanding the Importance of Insulation

Heating and cooling your home makes up about 48% of your energy bill, according to The Energy Department. Of course, these costs are determined by the climate in which you live, the construction of your house, and your family’s energy needs. That…

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Architectural, Window Film     

The Benefits of Decorative Window Film

Glass has become a major design trend for renovating office space, and with good reason. Replacing interior walls with glass for offices, conference rooms, and lobbies can redirect natural light from windows up to 40 feet deeper into a building,…

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Architectural     

These Wild New Skyscrapers Are Building Forests in the Sky

We were just getting used to green roofs—those fascinating combinations of garden and architecture. But now two architects working at opposite ends of the globe are planning even more incredible feats by designing farms and forests designed to live on the face of…

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