While new-age materials and technologies are essential in the creation of energy efficient windows, homeowners may be surprised to learn that style can be just as important in achieving efficiency.
he promise of warm weather recreation may be more than enough to sell people on patios, but they can also serve as a versatile and elegant addition to your new home.
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No matter the house plan - nor the size of the room - homeowners can design a high-comfort bedroom.
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A new study from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory found that white roofs may make for a more cost-effective and environmentally friendly cover than the traditional black or the trendy vegetated "green" varieties.
Find out what's behind all the hype around green homes.
People hoping to build a home that's luxurious inside and out may just have a bright year ahead of them.
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