Residential Green Roof Guide

Residential Green Roof Guide

Residential green roof refers to the space created right on top of the household’s roof for the purpose of vegetation and plants.  These vegetation and plants provide an all natural insulation as well as shield the roof from direct sunlight, thus cutting down the use of air conditioning and ensuring the durability of the roof.

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20 Electricity Saving Tips For Your Home

20 Electricity Saving Tips For Your Home

Whether a homeowner is interested in lowering their monthly utility bill or doing their part to help the environment, here are a number of quick and simple ways to save electricity in your home. Collectively, following these energy savings tips adds up. Create an “Out of Home” Temperature Set Point – Since a home does

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Why you should consider Green Building Standards

A growing number οf architects, clients аnd customers agree thаt thе establishment οf sustainable structures іѕ more аnd more a necessity thаn a fashion statement. According tο estimates, residential аnd commercial buildings account fοr up tο 50% energy аnd consumables іn thе world, υѕе 1/6 water аnd 1/4 οf thе entire timber іѕ harvested. Bу

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Energy-Saving Green Home Remodeling Tips

Energy-Saving Green Home Remodeling Tips

The Scottsdale Green Building Program offers a wealth of tips for homeowners, whether you’re remodeling, building or looking for a green home. Even if you’re just trying to reduce your energy costs, these tips can really help: ENERGY   • Lighting – use compact fluorescent bulbs. Newer fluorescent bulbs offer a soft white light that

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Ways To Make A Home More Energy Efficient

Energy efficient homes save homeowners money on monthly utility bills, while improving the home’s overall comfort by reducing drafty spots and extreme temperatures. Here are just a few steps homeowners can take to make their home more energy efficient. 1. Energy Audits The very first step to make a home more energy efficient is to

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