Explore the Latest in Green Building


There are so many reasons to invest in building a green home. See our tips to learn how to incorporate efficient and eco-friendly methods and products that’ll save money and improve home health.

Explore the Latest in Green Building

How Green Landscaping Benefits Curb Appeal

USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map

The land that your home sits on has a huge effect on its overall curb appeal. A neat and tidy yard or garden is attractive and gives a house an aesthetically pleasing foreground and/or background, but if your property is unkempt or shows signs of drought, it’s not doing you any favors. It can be difficult to maintain a beautiful lawn when the sun is harsh and water restrictions are in place, but it can be done.


Wallcoverings to Define Your Interior Design

Oceanside Glasstile Fireplace

Coordination is key when it comes to creating a great design, whether you prefer to display a gently matched palette or to boldly contrast colors and textures. No matter the overall style, you have to consider your background and foreground just like you would with any other art. Think about the floor and walls as the backdrop to your interior and imagine what you could do if you played them up some more.


Choosing Products to Complete Your Green Home

Benjamin Moore Natura Zero-VOC and Zero Emissions Paint

Maybe the home you build will be ENERGY STAR® approved, or maybe you’ve looked for efficient appliances that will cut your consumption and your bills to help preserve our environment. Designing a green home is a serious undertaking in today’s world. It seems like there’s a more eco-friendly alternative for every home building decision out there, and it can be overwhelming for the average consumer to take it all in. But it’s true—there are many facets to green construction and design, and you might not be aware of them all. As you try to make responsible choices, here are some of the areas you could still be missing and information to help you understand them.


The Benefits of Building with SIPs

Murus SIP Construction

Choose a green building method that cuts labor costs and promises a lifetime of reduced energy bills! Homes built with Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) offer easier, faster, and more solid construction alongside superior energy efficiency. Any home can be built with SIPs, so learn how they will benefit you!


Build a Green Home

cork flooring from Lumber Liquidators

As the weather warms and your home building project begins to take shape, now’s the time to make a few simple changes to your plan to make your project a little greener. If you are building a home this season, consider building your home with green products. There are lots of products on the market right now that are good for the environment without sacrificing quality, as well as plenty of green products that provide comforts you will enjoy every day. One of these products is insulation