Renewable Energy

Insulating Homes with Natural Sheep's Wool
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Insulating Homes with Natural Sheep's Wool

Havelock Wool is pioneering the use of unaltered sheep’s wool as an... More

Improving Energy Efficiency with Dow
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Improving Energy Efficiency with Dow

Products Editor Lauren Hunter and Tom Parker of Dow discuss the Revitalize Home... More

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Renewable Reach: Interest in Wind Turbines Grows, But Slowly Renewable Reach: Interest in Wind Turbines Grows, But Slowly

Though there may be an increased interest in wind turbines among homeowners, incentives are required if the market is to gain momentum. More

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A New Leaf: Solar Ivy Thin-Film Photovoltaics A New Leaf: Solar Ivy Thin-Film Photovoltaics

Nature inspires an innovative new shape and installation for solar collectors. More

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Solar Controller: SMA America Sunny Portal Smartphone App Solar Controller: SMA America Sunny Portal Smartphone App

Monitor your SMA PV system's energy use from anywhere with this mobile app. More

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Super Solar Cells Bring Greater Efficiency

Compared to traditional photovoltaic cells, new high-performance cells produce at greater than 30% efficiency. More

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Toward Sustainability: Vision 2020 Offers a Deep Resource on Green Building Topics Toward Sustainability: Vision 2020 Offers a Deep Resource on Green Building Topics

ECOHOME's Vision 2020 program brings together leading experts in sustainability, providing a great resource for remodelers and building professionals. More

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Sizing up Green: Combining Big Size With Sustainability Goals

VertHaus, a New Jersey green developer, retrofits homes on spec. In this example, the home's footprint increased from 2,300 to 5,000 square feet. Can it still be considered green? More

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Giving the Green Light: A Remodeler Uses His Own Home as a Green Test Case Giving the Green Light: A Remodeler Uses His Own Home as a Green Test Case

A remodeler uses his own home to train himself and his crew in specific green practices so he can better inform clients. More

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