Sustainability

A new 19-home luxury development in Santa Monica, Calif., will offer some inventive green features. AIRE, which will have units starting at $900,000, will offer low-water plants, a green wall, decks made of…

Everybody wants to be green, if the price is right.

Bloomberg Technology reports that, according to Tesla CEO Elon Musk, an electricity generating solar roof from…

The latest research from Freddie Mac shows that renters are more worried about rising utility bills than rising rents. Nearly half of the renters surveyed say they’re willing…

Cities with the most homes for sale that advertise eco-friendly amenities—such as solar panels, double-pane windows, and energy-efficient appliances—are also the cities that need those amenities the most, because…

Kitchen contaminants can compromise a home’s indoor air quality (IAQ) and consequently, the health of the occupants. The U.S. Department of Energy is taking steps to improve IAQ by…

Suburbia: It has been a panacea and an expletive. Touted for affordability and maligned for automobile dependence, suburbia is a fact of life in the U.S. 

Over the years, the suburban lifestyle has evolved,…

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