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Permeable Landscape Choices

Choices in easy eco-friendly patio surfaces range from decomposed granite to recycled rubber. Click to read this article...

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Oven & Range Advice

Longtime Food Editor Jerry Di Vecchio offers tips on selecting the right cooking appliances for your new home. Click to read this article...

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Photovoltaics Have Improved!

Boyce reports that photovoltaic systems for converting sunlight to electricity have become more efficient and affordable. Click to read this article...

Category: What You Need to Know Energy Efficiency

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Salvaged Wood for Your Home

David interviews a renowned Northern California woodworker for his tips on using recycled wood. Click to read this article...

Category: What You Need to Know Energy Efficiency

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Design Chat: Peter Brachvogel & Stella Carosso

Joyanna interviews the Bainbridge Island, Washington architects of our 479-series house plans. Click to read this article...

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Online Room Visualizers

Some especially useful online tools for visualizing colors and patterns on the walls and floors of your new home. Click to read this article...

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Net Zero Energy in the Round

How the circular houses by modular builder Deltec are designed for super energy efficiency. Click to read this article...

Category: What You Need to Know Energy Efficiency

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Tiny Houses in Many Styles

The latest very small houses -- 192 sq. ft. -- from the Homestead Partners come in a variety of architectural styles. Click to read this article...

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Time for Bed

Tips from Arianna Huffington and sleep experts for helping make your bedroom more of a sleep aid. Click to read this article...

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