Practicing Sustainability Is Easier Than You Think With These Handy Guides
It’s simple to make lasting changes to your home, wardrobe, and everyday life that are kind to the planet.
5 Architectural Tricks and Devices to Bring Natural Light Into Your Home
It’s a common desire to have as much natural light in your home as possible—but it’s not always that easy to achieve.
Dwell On This: Better Your Airflow for a Cooler Home
Before you crank the AC, try these tactics first.
So You Bought an Earth House. Now What?
When Andrew and Emmye Cahn bought a partially subterranean house dubbed “the Hobbitat,” they had to figure out how to update it...
Want to Replace Your Lawn With Something Else? You Have Options
A growing coalition are just saying no to regular grass. Join them in considering clover, moss, meadow, and more.
When to Take Advantage of Tax Credits for Home Improvement Projects
By making certain home improvements, you could cut a few thousand dollars off next year’s tax bill—but you might be able to save...
How I Turned an Octagonal Joshua Tree House Into a Sustainable Oasis
I gave up my apartment and much of my old life in exchange for a valuable lesson—learned via sweat equity—about where our...
How to Remove Snow Without Ruining the Environment
Before you bust out the rock salt, consider some earth-friendly alternatives like a broom, wood chips, or even pickle brine.
How to Use Smart Tech to Help Your Garden Thrive
Is AI the future of gardening? If you use it wisely, it could be.
How to Save (or Budget) For Any Household Expense
You know to cut back on “unnecessary expenses,” but here are the tips that you may have missed.
Let the Sun Shine In With an Expertly-Placed Skylight
Figuring out where to punch a hole in your roof can seem daunting, but these architects have plenty of ideas, whether you’re...
What to Do About the Critters Wreaking Havoc in Your Yard
If you don’t love the deer that constantly nibble your tomatoes, you have options.