101 Alternative Energy: Sunny Delight
Sunlight transportation systems are the pinnacle of innovation in energy-efficient design.
101 Alternative Energy: Light On
The standard pear-shaped incandescent bulb thatmost of us have been using for ages has a bad reputation among environmentalists...
101 Alternative Energy: Climate Control
Few things use more energy at home than the pursuitof the perfect indoor temperature.
101 Alternative Energy: Knowledge Is Power
If necessity is the mother of invention, then the coupled concerns of population growth and resource depletion might be...
101 Alternative Energy: On-Demand Hot Water
We don’t keep a kettle boiling on the stove all day for the one moment when we want tea, so why do we keep water heated around...
101 Alernative Energy: Zeroing In
It’s become increasingly common to hear the term“zero energy” or “zero carbon” used to describe buildings that achieve complete...
101 Best Modern Cabins
What's better than one hundred photos of cabins? One hundred and one photos of cabins.
Color 101: Hueless
Most modernists find color as attractive as traditional Tudors.
Renovation: A Sunny Berkeley Bungalow Invites the Outdoors In
A couple renovate a 1930s bungalow in Berkeley, California, adding 500 square feet and plenty of natural light.
10 Sunny Poolside Prefabs
With the official start of summer just a couple weeks away, the idea of relaxing poolside or jumping in for a quick dip is pretty...
Sunny Renovation of an Eichler Great Room
Two tech professionals living in an early 1970s Eichler home in Silicon Valley desired a more open space for their young kids to...
5 Energy Storage Solutions That Will Make Renewables a Viable Alternative to Fossil Fuels
Grid-scale storage may be revolutionizing the market for clean energy.
Denver's Energy Efficient Home
John and Paige Damiano are snow worshippers.
Valentine’s Day 101: A Guide for the Romantically Challenged
Valentine’s Day is one of those holidays that feels kind of forced…but you’ve got to go for it anyways! If V-Day planning isn’t...
7 Affordable Prefab Homes and Other Alternative, Inexpensive Home Options
Nowadays, innovators in the world of prefab and kit home design have continued to push the boundaries on what they can do—their...
1968 Memphis Home Will Be Remade Into a Flexible, Sunny Haven
As a result of the Home Matters design competition, a house in Tennessee will be fully retrofitted for a veteran family.
Down Comforter 101: What Is Fill Power?
Soft, cozy and luxurious, the down comforter is the capstone of the perfect bed setup.
This Petite Paris Apartment is a Vintage Furniture–Filled Delight
An eccentric and eclectic Paris apartment reflects a lifetime of thoughtful collecting—and a considered eye.
Energy Retrofit: The Now House Project
It may be simpler to build a zero-energy home from scratch than to retrofit an existing structure, but buildings constructed in...

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