Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems are often out-of-sight and out-of-mind when you’re looking to buy a new home, moving into one or just making sure your current home is in good repair. However, updating your HVAC system now can increase the comfort and energy efficiency of your home, and might even qualify you for a tax credit.

Whether it’s turning off the water while brushing your teeth, unplugging electronics when they’re not in use or turning off the lights when you leave the room, adopting an environmentally friendly lifestyle on a budget is easier than you think. Here are a few simple ideas to make green living a part of your lifestyle.

Warm weather is here and everything is going green, including home improvement. Increasingly, environmentally conscious citizens are looking for “green” home improvements that will enhance the enjoyment of their outdoor spaces with minimal environmental impact.

From an invigorating spray that kick-starts the morning to an enveloping waterfall that washes away a long day, today’s showers offer luxurious experiences to meet every desire. With a little planning and the right products, you can create a personal oasis. Even small choices, like showerheads and accessories, can instantly upgrade any bathroom.

“Green” living is no longer a trend; American homeowners’ commitment to sustainability is here to stay, from all indications.

For modern families, being eco-friendly can be a big priority. Kids spend significant hours in the classroom, so teachers must partner with parents to develop habits that are relevant at home as well as at school. Here are a few tips to get started.

With demand for electricity and natural gas rising along with energy costs, American homeowners can easily spend hundreds of dollars a month on utility bills. There are four key areas of energy consumption for the typical household: heating and air conditioning, appliances, water heating and lighting. Here is expert advice for getting the most bang for your energy buck in these areas.