Article Archive for Home Energy

For southern California residents Kathy and Kevin Hayes, a new home was the catalyst to go solar. When they bought their new home...
Our economy is constantly growing. All economic activities require energy, so economic growth demands increased energy...
Excerpted from the Solar Living Sourcebook. Myth: Turning down your thermostat at night or when you’re gone means you’ll use more...
Editor's note: John and Nancy built their home using Rastra block, made of 85 percent recycled Styrofoam and 15 percent cement....
There is nothing quite so satisfying as living completely off the grid, disconnected from the conventional systems in our society...
The owners of the Caribbean’s only full-service, 100% solar-powered resort, Mike and Petagay Hartman came to South Andros, Andros...
Federal legislation known as Public Utilities Regulatory Policies Act, passed in the 1970s, states that any private renewable...
Bart Slawson shocked many fellow Alabamians when he became the first person in the state to power his home with energy from the...
To Dan Chiras, green home and dream home are one in the same. "You don't have to live in a grass shack to live sustainably," says...
In 2001, Bart Slawson heard a lot of people say “you can’t do that.” An environmental lawyer in Birmingham, Alabama (a phrase...