Green Living and other home improvements
Biophilia: 5 ways to bring nature in for a happier home
"The passionate love of life and of all that is alive" is how Eric Fromm described biophilia. In the 1980s, Harvard biologist E.O. Wilson (one of my great influences) elaborated on biophilia and hypothesized that humans… More >>(0) Comment >>
Killer app answers: Is it safe to let your child suck a rubber duck?
A few short years ago, if you wanted to do any home improvement your were limited in your ability to find healthy stuff. In fact, with little product oversight, consumers where in the dark about whether anything from… More >>
Suburb or city: Where are you more likely to end up in a pool of blood?
I won't keep you guessing. You are more likely to suffer a violent death in suburban and rural areas than in a city. Sure, cities have a stereotype for crime and violence. And it is indeed true that there are higher… More >>
What is your home's solar energy potential? Find out now
The PV Watts Calculator from the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) has been around for years. But, the latest version is finally user friendly for the average consumer, or at minimum, your average solar nerd like… More >>
Cooking up a greener kitchen
You already know kitchens are a hot-ticket room for any home sale. But if you're planning to sell, you'd be smart to consider a kitchen that's not just well-designed, but eco-friendly. Buyers will already be looking… More >>