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Are Modular Mansions Really Green?

Are Modular Mansions Really Green?

At one point, there was hope that the modular home craze would catch on. But most new buildings, like the modulars, have suffered since the crash of the housing market. According to the Washington Post, a new demand for them has come up. People are looking to build new modular […]

New Obsession: Treehouse Point

New Obsession: Treehouse Point

I highly doubt I’m the only one out there that’s had Swiss Family Robinson fantasies growing up. There’s something so exotic about living in a tree. Thanks to ShelterPop for showcasing some photos of the lodge, located in Issaquah, Washington. Built by renowned treehouse builder Pete Nelson and his wife […]

Bulldozing Detroit for Farmland

Bulldozing Detroit for Farmland

It’s not uncommon knowledge that one of the hardest hit areas of the recession was Detroit, the center of the now-barely-afloat automotive industry. The housing sector has been almost completely obliterated within the city limits — whole blocks of once-thriving neighborhood has been reduced to vacant, abandoned homes left to […]

Cheap Hot Water With Solar Power

Cheap Hot Water With Solar Power

Solar energy can be used for more than just generating electricity. More homeowners are discovering how solar energy can be captured to do what it does best and that is heat water. According to the Wall Street Journal, in many cases, all it takes to offset two-thirds of your hot […]

Why Go for Green Building?

Why Go for Green Building?

When you begin a construction project or renovate or even just redecorate, use green building materials to benefit not only the environment but the health of its inhabitants. According to [GreenBuilding.com](http://GreenBuilding.com), “Green building is a design and construction process that promotes the economic health and well-being of your family, the […]