Wed, Feb 05, 2014 at 6:04 PM
Waste heat captured from a ventilation shaft along the London Underground will be used to keep housing estates warm and cozy (sans the oppressively expensive utility bills).
Fri, Nov 22, 2013 at 10:13 AM
The scrappy, scavenge-happy folks at Fireclay Tile launch a Kickstarter campaign to help assist in the transformation of old cathode ray tube box TVs and computer monitors into stunning handmade glass tiles for the home.
Thu, Nov 21, 2013 at 1:12 PM
After helping bring national attention to the tiny house movement, builder and dedicated garden pee-er Jay Shafer turns his attention to a planned village of micro-homes (it will be zoned as a RV park) in Sonoma, Calif. dubbed Napoleon Complex.
Thu, Nov 21, 2013 at 5:56 PM
When guests book a room at the Icehotel, they probably aren't concerned about the building becoming a raging inferno. However, just in case, the frozen hotspot now boasts smoke detectors, as ordered by housing authorities.
Thu, Nov 21, 2013 at 12:06 AM
The winners of the inaugural Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Challenge are announced with top honors going to a low-impact alternative to highly polluting, energy-intensive conventional clay masonry bricks.
Tue, Nov 19, 2013 at 11:34 PM
On World Toilet Day, a day in which we turn our attention to modern sanitation and the 2.5 billion people across the globe without access to it, here's a look at a few remarkable places to go see a man about a horse.
Tue, Nov 19, 2013 at 1:39 PM
Face west young solar-leasing homeowner? A recent study conducted in Austin, Texas, challenges the prevailing belief that for optimum electricity generation, solar panels should be oriented toward the south.
Tue, Nov 19, 2013 at 4:41 PM
The aggressively green British Canadian city partners with TerraCycle to launch the world's first municipal cigarette butt recycling program.
Mon, Nov 18, 2013 at 4:34 PM
Residents in a sleepy New York town are making a lot of noise over the noise that they fear will forever disrupt their community if 'Taxi' actor Judd Hirsch is given the green light to erect a wind turbine on his property.
Sun, Nov 17, 2013 at 1:50 AM
This week: Philippe Starck does wireless thermostats, GE unveils one hell of a hotplate and Americans (at least those with cash to spare) finally warm up to the idea of bidets. Plus, do homeowners talk a big game when it comes to energy-efficiency?