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Green Home Building Mistakes to Avoid

Green Home Building Mistakes to Avoid
Being environmentally responsible is a way to leave a positive legacy for future generations. As a Maryland or Virginia home buyer, it feels good to choose the latest energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly techniques for green home building. Building a green home is about considering how the home design can ...
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Why You Should Consider Green Home Building

Why You Should Consider Green Home Building
Building a green home has noticeable benefits in regard to economic and social reasons. However, you should also understand the environmental benefits that come from green home building as you may find it as an excellent investment for the future of the world you live in. It is possible to make an outstanding contribution w...
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Common Green Home Building Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Common Green Home Building Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
​If you're building and designing your own home, now is the perfect time to consider incorporating green elements in your custom home design. Green home construction is a great way to minimize your environmental impact and save money on energy costs over time.  But though you may already have some great green home buil...
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National Geographic, Others Take Advantage of Solar’s Booming Popularity to Entice Employees

National Geographic, Others Take Advantage of Solar’s Booming Popularity to Entice Employees
​Of all the trends in home additions, green home improvements are certainly among the most unexpected. Just 10 years ago, the idea that such a large number of American homeowners would be looking to incorporate solar kit panels, geothermal pumps, and a slew of other modern green technology into their homes would have been n...
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Is Green Home Construction the Way of the Future? New UC Davis Research Says ‘Yes’

Is Green Home Construction the Way of the Future? New UC Davis Research Says ‘Yes’
​A team of University of California-Davis (UCD) students have received word that they will be presenting their research on green home construction technologies to the U.S. Department of Energy in 2015. UCD student researcher Aggie Sol received a $50,000 grant from the Department of Energy following her acceptance as a candi...
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Health, Economic Benefits Transform Green Home Construction into a Mainstream Mainstay

Health, Economic Benefits Transform Green Home Construction into a Mainstream Mainstay
​While green home construction has traditionally been viewed as something only home additions contractors working in niche markets would engage in, a new report from The Seattle Times shows that the techniques used to build a green home have gone mainstream. In 2005, the report notes, only 2% of new homes were built with an...
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Going the Green Distance — Three Amazingly Sustainable Home Accessories That Can Make Your Next Improvement Environmentally Friendly

Going the Green Distance — Three Amazingly Sustainable Home Accessories That Can Make Your Next Improvement Environmentally Friendly
​It seems like just about every one is improving or adding on to their homes. According to Scarborough Research, more than half of the homeowners in the United States (53%) have made some kind of home improvement in the past 12 months, while about 71% of homeowners in the United States are planning a home improvement projec...
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Green Home Building: The Benefits of Living in a Green Home | Chevy Chase, MD

Green Home Building: The Benefits of Living in a Green Home |  Chevy Chase, MD
​While living in a green home building can be extremely beneficial to the environment, many green home homeowners are surprised to discover the many benefits there are for the homeowner that lives in one of these eco-friendly buildings. The fact is, however, that there is a dual benefit to both the environment and the inhab...
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Green Home Building: Factors about Passive Solar Power to Consider | Potomac, MD

Green Home Building: Factors about Passive Solar Power to Consider | Potomac, MD
​In a future that is probably not terribly distant, when people discuss green home building it will be known simply as home building. Until that day arrives, however, those considering going green face the fact that there are precious few people from whom you can get some homespun advice. Passive solar power is a terrific o...
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Green Home Building Tips That Can Help You Reach Your Green Home Goals

Green Home Building Tips That Can Help You Reach Your Green Home Goals
​Green Home Building has become a staple type of construction for the efficiency and environmentally friendly conscious across the U.S. When deciding to build your new home there are many considerations you and your contractor must make to not only keep it green, but make it comfortable as well. With careful planning and th...
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When the Lights Go Out

​What's best for you, a look at generators and back-up electrical systems for your home.  Here in Potomac, permanently installed Hgenerators or other back-up systems have become the new must-have for high end suburban life. This may be because during the last few years we have experienced more weather-related power out...
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