Ann and Gordon Baird, two Victoria, British Columbia, residents have constructed a sustainable house that won the Cascadia Green Building Council's "Greenest Modern Home in the World" award.
Modern homes have sold for high prices on the market recently, as the value of these houses is often increased by their sustainable design and the technology that is featured, such as radiant heating systems.
Many people would not consider the monthly heating costs as an important matter when building a $5 million castle to celebrate a lifetime of hard work.
Many families throughout the country are making the switch to a radiant heating system in an effort to capitalize on the eco-friendly and practical nature of the technology.
Products that can enhance the value, both aesthetic and practical, of a kitchen are coveted by designers, as the area where food is prepared can often be a centerpiece for any home.
Many families that are looking for a new residence may not consider the long-term benefits of choosing an eco-friendly model for their house.
The use of adobe for the construction of homes is more popular in California than in other areas of the country, but the material may become mainstream given some of the benefits provided by its use in residences.
More luxury homes than ever are featuring energy-efficient technologies as affluent homebuyers seek to find properties that offer sustainable amenities without hindering comfort.
Chris Nicholls and Lorca Moore are used to the finer things in life.
It's not uncommon for consumers who are making the transition from renters to homeowners to decide to take a baby step and purchase a condo.