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Learning about zoned heating systems

Have you noticed that different rooms or areas in your house are warmer or cooler than others? Your south facing kitchen is likely warmer than your north facing bedroom and the thermostat that controls the heat in both rooms is located in the hallway, which likely has a different temperature too. There are lots of reasons why areas of your house might be a different temperature than others, but there is a way to regulate the heating so the entire house feels comfortable.

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Having a Green Home is not Complete Without a Green Garage

Many people think of green products, ideas and principles while planning a new home, but they may not consider the impact of the home's garage. A typical two-car garage is a significant structure, taking up almost a minimum of 400 square feet. Most garages utilize electricity, many are heated, and more than a few are attached to the home, raising issues of indoor air quality and environmental health. Whether you are planning to build a new

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How to Green your Garage

Every room in your house can be green. Being aware of our impact on the environment is an important way to go. Ecofriendly light bulbs, upcycling, water reduction and banning chemical opportunities can be found in every room – but what about your garage? How can you start a sustainability revolution in the coldest ‘room’ in your home? Use a garage for what it was intended for … to house the car. By keeping the car in garage for one

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