Green Living

Why Your Green Home Improvements Aren’t Paying Off

Forget big savings on your energy bills if you make green home improvements. Instead, choose green retrofits and home improvements that offset rising energy prices.

10 Strategies to Stop Murdering Your Plants

You can have a lush indoor landscape. Just follow these tips.

6 Green Terms: Which Ones Can You Trust?

Does “natural” mean organic? Should you buy anything labeled “non-toxic”? Here are the truth and eco-facts about many of the green terms you find on product labels.

Green Kitchen Remodeling

If you’re ready to remodel your kitchen and want to go green, here’s how to create the healthy, energy-efficient, eco-friendly kitchen of your dreams.

10 Tips for Saving Energy in the Kitchen

Maintaining your large kitchen appliances is part of a smart home energy efficiency plan.

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How to Buy Energy-Saving Appliances

Is energy performance key for your next appliance or home system? Use the Consortium for Energy Efficiency, Energy Star, and Energy Guide to untangle the options.

Getting a Green Stamp of Approval — Does It Pay?

Will a green certification improve your home’s value and resale prospects? We think yes—if you live out west. It’s a growing trend, with more buyers seeking a sustainability seal of approval.

Super Simple Ideas for People Who Hate Yard Work

Yards are meant for fun times — not chores.

How to Keep Your House Cool Without AC

Want summer comfort but hate the AC? Follow these tips on how to keep your house cool without frosty air conditioning.

Money-Saving Tips on Fall Landscaping From a First-Time Home Owner

A creative solution to a compost bin, fixing a steep slope on the cheap, and the money-saving joy of an edible garden.

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