Home Solar Systems: Worth the Cost?

September 28, 2011

Humanity has acknowledged the power of the sun since prehistoric times, awed by the glowing orb whose presence creates day and whose absence plunges the world into darkness. For all our advances in science and technology, most of the power from the sun still eludes us. NASA reports that we use only one ten-thousandth of the sun’s energy. Photovoltaic (PV) solar electrical systems offer new and... Read the rest of this entry »

Responsible Homeownership: Recognizing Hazards

November 02, 2010

Eric Stevenson is a guest blogger for GreenHomeImprovement.com—and we’re happy to have him!   Read on for more on how to be responsible and green in your own home. Unfortunately, older homes often contain materials we might not even be aware of. Because homes constructed decades ago were not subject to modern regulations, dangerous chemicals might sit dormant in these homes, waiting... Read the rest of this entry »

Green Homes Everywhere You Look! (new inspiration from around the world for going green)

October 08, 2010

Inspiration for green homes can be found everywhere.  Where, you ask?  Well for starters, we at GreenHomeImprovement.com found it with the World Green Building Council, during World Green Building Week in September.  Along with hosting green building conferences and round-tables on 6 continents, GBCs all over came together in the report Tackling Local Climate Change: Meeting Local Priorities. ... Read the rest of this entry »