energy efficient buildings

10 Beautiful Eco Houses: Which One Would You Choose?

May 3, 2014 by Lindsay Wilson

Eco Houses

A couple of weeks back I wrote about 5 Key Ingredients For A Sustainable Home. They were efficiency, energy production, house size, location and embodied carbon. In hindsight there was a blindingly obvious 6th ingredient, that people actually like the house. It really helps to be wowed.[read more]

Study Confirms Midwest Is Sitting on a Goldmine of Energy Savings Potential

April 5, 2014 by NRDC Switchboard

An important new federal study confirms that saving energy is far less expensive than generating power in a power plant. It also shows that here in the Midwest, energy efficiency programs are succeeding at delivering energy savings at rock-bottom costs.[read more]