As you dream up plans for your future home, it may be worthwhile to research the details and benefits of modern modular homes.
Although some people shy away from the smart house movement out of a desire for simple living, home automation certainly serves a purpose. Find out why people make the switch, what you need to do so and what one major company is working toward.
Take small steps to reduce your monthly energy bill without too much hassle.
Homeowners can conduct energy audits of their houses to discover areas that can improve the buildings' overall efficiency.
Compost heaps are a sustainable way to use waste materials to improve the quality of soil at a house for plants and gardens.
Some old methods of heating and cooling are just as effective today as they were then and can be used with modern technology for the perfect home climate regulation solution.
Radiant heaters are already efficient, but they can burn even cleaner by feeding them wood chips instead of oil.
Forget about installing solar panels, soon you'll be able to just paint them onto a house.
Radiant heaters line the floors of houses, but a carpet may soon cover the ocean floor.
Sustainable practices can reduce the costs of controlling the climate in houses.