Painting the interior of your home should be a wonderful experience. It makes everything look new again, brightens up a room, and helps you create the ambiance you envision. Common commercial paints can do all that, but at the same time cause dangerous problems from fumes that … [Read more...] about How to Buy Eco Friendly Paint
Earthships are the ultimate in sustainably built homes that consume zero-energy and zero resources. They can be built in any climate, in any area of the world and all using sustainable building methods that cost as much as a conventionally built home. Besides saving money with … [Read more...] about Earthship Videos: A Roundup of the Best
Looking for the ultimate in eco-friendly home design and construction? While buzzwords like net-zero energy construction and sustainable building practices may be new words to our culture, net-zero sustainable homes called Earthships have been around for over 40 years. An … [Read more...] about Earthships 101, an introduction: Eco from the ground up
If you've ever been inside an uninsulated steel building in the middle of summer, you know how hot it can get inside. But can steel buildings still be a good choice for green building? Apparently, they can. Let's look at some features of steel buildings that could be … [Read more...] about Steel Buildings – Can They Be Green Buildings?
Photo courtesy of naturalturn at Flickr.com Over time, solar panels will get covered with dust, grime, and even bird droppings. These obstructions block sunlight and will reduce power production. The solution is simple though - clean your solar panel when it gets … [Read more...] about How to clean a solar panel