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A Tiny Cabin is This Writer's Off the Grid Getaway
On an island 20 miles off the coast of Maine, a writer, with the help of his daughter, built not only a room but an entire green getaway of his own.
June 14, 2016
A Dream House for the Ages
This Los Angeles family builds smart and plans ahead.
April 19, 2016
These 6 Energy-Efficient Homes Soak Up the Sun
As tech breakthroughs make solar a more efficient and economic energy solution, take a look at this array of houses using cutting-edge solar collection methods.
August 20, 2015
An Energy Expert Explains How Solar Power Could De-Carbonize the Grid at Basically No Cost
Hal Harvey, the head of clean energy think tank, Energy Innovation, shares his vision for the future of solar power.
August 18, 2015
As the Cost of Panels Plummets, Energy Utilities Rethink Solar
Tech breakthroughs are bringing solar power to the people, and upsetting electric utilities' business models.
August 16, 2015
A Custom, LED-Lit Slide Twists Through This Family-Friendly Vacation Home
A young family builds a Wyoming retreat filled with playful details from top to bottom.
July 11, 2015
8 Green Beach Getaways
These homes take advantage of their sunny, breezy locations and incorporate a multitude of green living strategies.
June 11, 2015
Plugged-In Prefab Collects Weather Data to Conserve Energy
Easy-to-assemble wooden modules and home automation systems make this Serra d'Espadà residence as sustainable as it is smart.
April 14, 2015
5 Homes that Make Going Off-the-Grid Look Good
From a mindful cabin in the Ozarks to an isolated retreat in the eastern Washington desert, these five homes show that great design can exist totally off-the-grid.
April 1, 2015
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