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What to Know About Legal Alternative Energy Installation

Regulations vary widely from place to place.

What Can You Compost?

It's easy, fun, and a huge benefit for your garden.

What CA Home Builders Need to Know About the New Solar Law

Most new residential buildings must have solar panels.

10 Green Materials that are Way Better than Concrete

They're cheaper, and they're better for the planet.

Ways to Make Money with Your Solar Panels

Recoup your green investment by doing these three things.

20 Watt Solar Panel vs 15 Watt Solar Panel

Solar panels are expensive.

5 Ways to Save Money With Alternative Energy

There are more ways than ever to generate free home power.

How to Build a Wooden Storage Shed with Used Wood

Be resourceful and earth-conscious in your design.

Connecting a Rain Barrel to a Downspout

Rainwater is free. Why not put it to good use in the garden?

Edible Landscaping

A yard you can eat.

Solar Power

Solar power is the foundation for all life on earth! Solar heating has been used for thousands of years

Green Building Materials

Green building materials are products that are designed to provide environmentally friendly options in

Green Gardens- Preparing an Organic Fruit Garden

One of the trends in green gardens that has been gaining momentum over the past few years is the use

Aesthetically Pleasant Sustainable Roof Architecture

When designing your home's roof, you may be interested in using sustainable architecture and design to

Home Windmill Design Ideas

The vertical axis home windmill is the better choice of designs over the horizontal style. The vertical

Going Green: Reasons Your Hot Tub Smells Funny

A long soak in a clean hot tub is a heavenly way to unwind, especially after a day of hard physical activity.

How to Justify Costs for Sustainable Architecture

Sustainable architecture is generally more expensive than non-sustainable architecture, as in order to

6 DIY Solar Projects for Your Patio

Solar energy isn't just reserved to your roof!

Going Green: How to Remove Chlorine Buildup from a Pool Shower

The accumulation is inevitable over time.

How to Build a Green Home

Green building emphasizes connection with natural landscape.

Can Building Green Homes Be Unsustainable?

Building green homes is important—so is doing it right.

How to Optimize Solar Panels

If you use solar panels on your home to provide electricity or heat your water, you probably have wondered if you need to change the angle of your panel during the year to make the most of the sunlight.

Recycling Building Supplies

30% to 40% of landfill waste is construction debris.

How to Determine what Size Water Cistern Tank You Need

A cistern tank is a structure used to collect water.

3 Grey Water Tank Cleaning Tips

Grey water tanks collect waste water for other uses.

Creating a Grey Water System for an Outdoor Shower

By installing a grey water system in your outdoor shower you can enjoy the convenience of an additional

Green Exterior Home Remodeling Ideas

Replace your home's siding with less waste and fewer toxins.

Can Solar Electric Panels Work Without Direct Sunlight?

Electric panels can draw power from any light source.

Eco-Friendly Ways to Remove Concrete Sealer

You don't have to use harsh chemicals.

How to Make and Apply Your Own Concrete Sealer

It's important to apply a concrete sealer.

Already Have Solar? Now you Need a Home Battery

If you're not using a home battery, you're losing energy.

How to Make a Grey Water Recycling System

Some upfront work can reduce your utility bill forever.

Creative Ways to Save Water in Your Home & Yard

Save water with these simple home hacks!

How to Make a Simple Bird Bath

Entice your feathered friends to take a dip.

How to Make Biological Pest Control Work for Your Home

The best way to stop bad insects is with other, better bugs.

Benefits of a Compost Accelerator

Should you be using a compost accelerator?

How to Install a Rain Barrel Pump

Rain barrels provide an economical and efficient means to water or irrigate your home’s landscape.

The 4 Best Ways to Collect and Recycle Rainwater

Catch rainwater to keep your outdoor areas green and gorgeous.

A Beginner's Guide to Xeriscaping

From mulch to irrigation, here's what you need to know to get started on xeriscaping.

7 Tips for Cleaning and Sanitizing Water Cistern Tanks

Make sure to clean and sanitize your cistern frequently to ensure a healthy water supply.

Types of Wood That Cannot Go into the Wood Recycling Bin

You cannot recycle treated wood.

How to Collect Rainwater

Water is one of the most precious resources on the planet.

6 Ways to Collect Rainwater

Save money by catching this natural resource before it goes down the drain!

How to Harvest Water Using a Rainwater Cistern

Harvest rainwater in a big way using a cistern at your home.

7 Ways to Go Eco in the Backyard

From solar lights to rain barrels, it's easier than ever to turn your outdoor oasis into one that doesn't harm the earth.