8 Small Cabin Ideas for Off-Grid Living
Enjoy modern luxuries while living a more secluded lifestyle with these off-grid small cabin ideas.
Could Peecycling Help Struggling Farmers?
Some say peecycling—saving and donating your urine—could be a solution to the worldwide fertilizer shortage and the global food crisis.
What Is a Rain Chain?
Once you discover the beauty of water flowing down a rain chain, you'll look at your own house to figure...
8 Ways Conserving Hot Water Can Reduce High Utility Bills
From simple changes in habits to water heater upgrades, here's how to save money this winter on your energy and...
How To Buy a Heat Pump in 2023
New energy incentives make this a great time to install or upgrade a heat pump.
3 Most Eco-Friendly Heating Systems for Your Home
Whether you're replacing your HVAC system or adding more heat in your spare room, here's how to make it ultra...
What To Know About Cleaning Solar Panels
Solar panels need to be clean to deliver optimal performance, and rain won't do the job. Find out how to...
Babcock Ranch: Is This Small Community Paving the Future of Solar Power in America?
Learn how cutting-edge sustainable architecture and solar technology helped one innovative Florida community weather a major storm.
How To Install a Solar Power System in a Van Camper
What to expect when outfitting your vehicle with off-grid capabilities, including solar roof panels, a charge controller and a battery...
New 2023 Energy Tax Credits and Rebates You Can Use to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient
How to finesse your home's energy efficiency by using the new rebates and tax incentives for HVAC, solar and more.
The Best Firewood Racks of 2022
Outdoor firewood racks keeps wood off the ground, neatly stacked and ready for the next firepit or fireplace gathering.
What To Know About Solar Batteries
Solar battery technology has advanced in leaps and bounds in recent years. Here's what makes a battery a solar battery.
What to Know About Replacing Gas Appliances in Your Home
From heat pumps to induction stoves, here are the appliances you can install to switch away from gas — and...
Solar Power Leads Latest Federal Push for Clean Energy
The president and his administration are looking to get clean energy initiatives back on track in the U.S. Here's how.
Brighten Up Any Project with the Family Handyman Approved Nebo Omni 2k Work Light
Looking for an addition to your toolbox that shines? Try the compact, bright and long-lasting Nebo Omni 2k work light.
What To Know About Community Solar and Net Metering
Rooftop PV panels aren't the only way to take advantage of solar energy.
3 Best Smart Toilets for the Tech-Loving Homeowner
A smart toilet could change the way you see your bathroom. Here are a few of the best options on...
These LED Bulbs Could Last Up to 50 Years
See why these lightbulbs could be great for your wallet and the planet.
Purdue University Developing Roadway That Charges Electric Vehicles
This new tech could change roads and increase electric vehicle viability in the United States.
8 Best Room Air Conditioners
We examine the best single-room air conditioners for surviving sweltering temperatures. This collection promises less sweaty days and more sleep-filled...
8 Tips for Installing Home Air Conditioning
If you're considering a central air conditioner install for your new or existing home, consider these tips before making any...
8 Types of Air Conditioners
Looking to buy an air conditioner? Here's a roundup of eight air conditioner types, along with how to assess which...
Least Energy-Efficient Cycles for Your Appliances
From the washer and dryer to the dishwasher, energy-wasting cycles can drain your wallet.
How to Get Started With Solar Energy Panels in 2023
From initial cost to maintenance concerns, here's a primer on solar panels to help you decide if they're right for...
New Homeowner’s Guide To Solar Power
Is solar technology a good fit for the 21st century homeowner? Here's an overview of traditional and DIY solar options.
5 Ways to Stay Environmentally Conscious During a Pandemic
The 2020 Earth Day celebrations may feel different, but you can still keep the goals of environmental protection alive in...
10 Women Inventors Who Changed Home Life Forever
From the circular saw to Scotchgard, inventions by women revolutionized our homes. In honor of Women's History Month, we spotlight...
Are PV Panels Right For Your Roof?
Photovoltaic solar panels are getting cheaper and more efficient, but they're still not for everyone. These questions will help you...
Here’s What Really Happens to Recycled Plastic
This is what happens to plastic from the moment you toss it into the recycling bin to when its materials...
13 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint at Home
Show your green side by taking small steps to reduce your carbon footprint at home. It's rewarding to do what...
Save BIG with these Tricks to Save Energy
Are you ready to save energy while helping the environment and your wallet?