Denver’s Energy Efficient Home
John and Paige Damiano are snow worshippers.
Top 5 Energy-Efficient Homes of the Week
These designers are leading the charge toward a greener, more-environmentally friendly future.
Ask an Expert: How Do I Make My Home More Energy-Efficient?
Three eco-conscious designers share simple ways to boost your home's energy efficiency.
An Energy-Efficient House Revels in Views of a Lush Forest
In a protected Oregon forest, a sustainably minded retreat crafted for a pair of empty nesters connects deeply with nature.
How to Pick the Most Energy-Efficient Windows and Doors
With doors and windows that are as energy-smart as they are beautiful, Western Window Systems makes prioritizing energy...
An Energy-Efficient Home Allows Graceful Aging-in-Place
On the Australian coast, a forever home offers an adventurous couple a comfortable and worry-free home to age in place.
Own This Stylish, Energy-Efficient Tiny Home For $69K
Packed with elegant details and modern appliances, this tiny abode is as chic as it is affordable.
An Energy-Efficient Glass House in East Hampton Shifts With the Seasons
A modest composition of wood, glass, and concrete, the Wuehrer House in Amagansett allows forest views to take center stage.
5 Modern Dishwashers
Dishwashers don’t seem to hold the same cache as some of the more lust-worthy kitchen appliances (looking at you, gas ranges).
5 Energy-Efficient and Stylish Ways to Shade Your Windows
Louvers, jalousies, frits, awnings, and exterior shutters—learn about some of the best-looking and effective ways to achieve a...
Smart Tech Makes this Modern Home Ultra Energy Efficient
Using a combination of passive design principles and active technologies, LGA Architectural Partners forges a smart,...
A Once-Derelict London House Restored With Modern Elegance
This older West London home must have once seemed beyond repair.
This Energy-Efficient Prefab Is One Family’s Weekend Retreat by the Beach
In designing a getaway for her own family, architect Hannah Tribe created a sustainable kit home that’s as breezy as it looks.
An Energy-Efficient Hybrid Prefab Keeps Cool in the Palm Springs Desert
Drawing from the laws of nature, an architect devises a way to beat the heat in the California desert.
A 1960s Melbourne Warehouse Is Upcycled and Transformed Into an Energy-Efficient Family Home
A family's dream of living in a converted warehouse becomes a reality when Zen Architects successfully transforms a leaky...
The Best Monitoring Devices to Make the Most of an Energy-Efficient Home in 2020
These gadgets help you synchronize all your devices while monitoring energy and water consumption.
Rising From the Ruins: Homes Built on Architectural Remains
While the English word ruin comes from the Latin "ruina"—meaning “destruction” or “downfall”—ruins can be the literal and...
A 1940s Los Angeles Home Levels Up With an Energy-Efficient Revamp
Alloi Architecture + Construction revives an outdated residence with sustainable features and a reworked layout.
A Bright Yellow Reading Nook Steals the Show in This Energy-Efficient Portland Abode
In Portland, Oregon, an eco-friendly home boasts sustainable design and vibrant pops of color.
This Striking Black A-Frame Generates More Energy Than it Uses
Located near Salzburg, the Solarferienhaus S3 blends low-impact technology with high-impact design—and it’s now available to rent.
Robots Built This Futuristic House That Generates More Energy Than it Needs
The DFAB House is the world’s first home designed, planned, and built with mainly digital processes—and it's entirely powered by...
10 Home Gadgets at CES 2019: Talking Toilets, Beer-Ordering Fridges, and More
Sleek design meets smart technology. Innovative solutions produce stylish results.
Guess Which Humble Material Made This 100-Year-Old Building Super Energy-Efficient
Tasked with renovating a dilapidated structure, an architect saw the opportunity for an unconventional eco-friendly design to...
A Modern Green Home in a Historic Colonial Town
A sustainable home in Lexington, Massachusetts, brings contemporary design to an unexpected region.
This New Shipping Material Is 50% More Efficient Than Cardboard Boxes—and Way Easier
All you really need is a pair of scissors.
Ask an Expert: How Can I Make My Home More Energy-Independent?
When you can’t connect to the grid, rely on natural gas, or store enough solar energy, propane can be a dependable way to power...
This Savvy, Sleek Fridge Is Revolutionizing Food Storage
Designed with simplicity, style, and storage in mind, the new Integrated Column Refrigeration series from Fisher & Paykel offers...
How to Update a Midcentury Modern Gem
Midcentury completists score the ultimate catch: a 1959 post-and-beam fixer-upper in which to showcase their sprawling furniture...
16 Kitchen Organizers That Will Instantly Free Up More Counter Space
These sleek storage options for drying dishes, cooking utensils, and pantry items like spice jars are immensely helpful when it...
Budget Breakdown: A Seattle Architect Gives Her Galley Kitchen a Mod Update for $28K
Aimée O’Carroll of goCstudio uses color blocking to fantastic effect in her 60-square-foot kitchen.
A Passive House in the Netherlands Embodies 5 Tips to Consider When Planning Your Own
This 2,500-square-foot Passive House was built using a panelized system—meaning the parts of the house were delivered from the...
This $118K Micro-Cabin Is as Elegant as It Is Efficient
Fatigued by skyrocketing housing costs and the modern world’s waning connection to nature, Lee Loewen and Payam Shalchian create...
Open Kitchen
A San Francisco architect turns his “inefficiency” kitchen into a modestly scaled and well-lit place to cook, eat, work, and...
Designed to Handle the Heat and More
A thoroughly modern house in Baton Rouge owes its sleek and sustainable form to its vernacular roots.
A Major Restoration Updated This Midcentury Landmark in Belgium
A Belgian couple abide by strict preservation rules to breathe new life into an International Style villa by architect Lucien...
11 Smart Home Devices For an Efficient Home
If you're looking to make your home work more efficiently and reduce energy costs, the smart home market has a lot to offer.

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