How to Lower Heating Costs

How to Lower Heating Costs

You’d think that all new houses are built to specifications that prevent energy loss — but Americans aren’t there yet. When you’ve finally made your decision to buy a new house, whether you’re an environmentalist or not, the desire for...
Why Green Houses Are in Demand

Why Green Houses Are in Demand

New technologies and changing social attitudes drive innovation. By the year 2020, close to 20 percent of new construction in America will be green. About three-quarters of American builders and remodelers will be working on those green houses. And that’s just...
6 Green Housing Trends

6 Green Housing Trends

What to look for when considering sustainable housing The quest for green is good. That’s not an endorsement for seeking money or the perfect lawn. Instead, this quest for green reflects a growing desire to live in a more sustainable world on a grand scale...
Energy Conservation Tips

Energy Conservation Tips

Save money on energy while preserving vulnerable earth resources. To say that West Asheville is a liberal bastion is the same as saying that Asheville is a beer town. In other words, “duh.” So energy conservation and saving the environment are high on...