home sustainability

Top 5 Food Trends to Watch in 2015

January 17, 2015 by Peter Lehner

This year could herald even more changes in the way we eat. America is poised to figure out how to clamp down on shocking amounts of food waste. Young farmers will embrace a new climate-conscious paradigm in farming that makes healthy soil a priority.[read more]

Next Step in Sustainability: Requiring Homes to Recycle Water

November 30, 2014 by Katherine Tweed

Lancaster, California was one of the first municipalities to push the envelope on sustainability by requiring homes to be solar-ready, as part of Mayor Rex Parris’ goal of becoming a net-zero city. Parris has now taken his sustainability goals one step further by addressing water consumption in new homes.[read more]

Beyond Efficiency: 5 Key Ingredients for a Sustainable Home (with DataViz)

April 26, 2014 by Lindsay Wilson

Sustainable Home Ingredients

Making a home highly energy efficient is an essential part of it being sustainable. But it’s 2014, and a lot of smart people know a lot about what makes a home seriously sustainable. So in this post I've created a list of five ingredients I think matter the most.[read more]