The use of radiant heating in a home is not something that is a new idea for homeowners and developers, but the increased efficiency of newer technology within the sector and a call for lower emissions has accelerated the adoption of these products into homes.
There are a number of ways to green a home, but one company seems to have figured out a way to do so in a cheap and efficient manner, helping to keep costs down and limiting the amount of time it takes to erect one of these properties.
One Del Mar, California resident and owner of a building company, set a goal for her future residence to become the greenest in the state.
The construction of new homes is not something that the average person has extensive knowledge about, and the architects that perform this task are extensively educated and prepared for the work that lies ahead.
The inclusion of green technology in a home is becoming increasingly popular in California, where residents are looking to cut costs and save the environment.
The rising cost of fuel and a predicted cold snap in New Zealand in the upcoming winter - June to August for that region of the world - has prompted the government to let citizens know of many alternatives to traditional heating systems.
The growing importance of the bathroom is not being lost on the real estate sector, as designers and developers are beginning to spend a large amount of time and money on transforming this area of a home.
A new home in Vancouver, British Columbia, has been put on the market, and due to the inclusion of several key energy efficient products, the asking price has increased since it was first made available.
The real estate market is influenced by the ever-changing preferences of potential homebuyers, and the current trend of greening residences has not been lost on developers.
Although the idea of living in the mountains seems like a prison sentence to some Americans, homes out in the middle of the wilderness can be extremely pleasing to some.