You are in the process of evaluating green builders. Washington DC area home owners like yourself want to improve living conditions, protect the environment, cut energy costs and increase return on investment when you decide to sell down the road. You have decided creating an eco-friendly home, whether custom built or through a substantial home… READ MORE
Older DC homes come with loads of charm but new homes built from scratch can often be more ecofriendly homes. NW Washington DC residents or newcomers to the area can have some historic that feel established in new design without taking on some of the challenges retrofitting a home to be more environmentally sound within… READ MORE
With the release this week of their second book, The Upcycle, world renowned sustainability guru and visionary architect William McDonough and his German chemist counterpart Michael Braungart give us their latest provocative insight into the future of living green. We’re highlighting this to focus on how investment in the right green home remodeling in Washington,… READ MORE
Many homeowners and potential homeowners look to the construction industry for guidelines and resources regarding environmentally sound practices and assistance in finding qualified builders for green home remodeling in Washington, DC. So how do you know the builder you select is the most qualified to offer green building practices and products? The explosion of green… READ MORE
5420 Galena PL., NW, has been featured in the media again – most recently in the Washington Times. “The home at 5420 Galena Place NW, in the Palisades neighborhood of Northwest Washington, offers four stories of luxury and state-of-the-art green design.” Read more here.
According to the Census Bureau, 4.4 million U.S. homes had three generations or more living in the same home in 2010. “Doubled-up households” have grown tremendously (10.7 percent) from 19.7 million households in 2007 to 21.8 million households by the spring of 2011. (Doubled-up households include an extra, non-student, adult who isn’t a partner or… READ MORE