In California, the more killowatts the merrier when it comes to a solar-equipped home's resale premium. But as a new study from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory discovers, there's also significant photovoltaic ageism at play.
Faircompanies tours a "top-of-the-line" 1970s Avion trailer home inhabited by a horticulture student/recovering shopaholic who has given (most) of it all up (storage unit included) for a simpler life that's not dictated by unnecessary stuff.
Something is rotting in the state of Louisiana ... and it would be the eco-friendly lumber found in 30 of the LEED-certified, storm-resistant New Orleans homes built by Brad Pitt's green rebuilding foundation.
If there ever was a time to embrace your inner horse person, 2014 would be year to do it. Trot into the Year of the Horse armed with a few tasteful, equestrian-friendly decorative accents and home accessories.
Our picks for new and upcoming book releases include a little something for everyone: Modern homesteaders, DIY decorators, seed swappers, tiny house enthusiasts and stain-obsessed neatniks with a sense of humor.
Join us as we trek across the globe from Sweden to Sonoma County for a glimpse at 12 pint-sized dwellings (and one souped-up dumpster) that amazed, inspired and intrigued us in a big way this past year.
Looking for a solid 45 minute escape from the relatives? Here's the perfect chance to duck out and revisit/reflect on some of the most intriguing and inspiring MNN home and garden stories published this past year.
According to Osram Sylvania's 6th annual Socket Survey, not too many folks realize that 40W and 60W incandescent bulbs will go bye-bye come Jan 1. And a sizable number of those who do plan on stockpiling old bulbs.
This ain't your grandma's wrapper paper although she'd surely approve of it: After you've torn open your holiday gifts, plant Eden Paper in the backyard where, with a little basic TLC, it will grow into a veggie patch.