When examining ways to save money as a homeowner, a great starting point is to evaluate your home’s windows. Replacing old or inefficient windows will save money on your electricity bill, and with winter arriving in the coming months, it’s a good idea to take a closer look at the windows in your home. If it is time […]
I have the most beautiful view of my valley and garden. However, it is hindered by something called walls. But, with a little imagination and determination a house could embrace the beauty of Mother Nature such as is the case of photographer David Olson and designer Lilah Horowitz’s recycled window house. The front facade of […]
Windows are one of the least energy efficient elements in a building. Heliotrope Technologies seeks to change the “smart window” technology market to increase energy efficiency through the transmission of heat and light with the use of its specialized film.
The first time I laid eyes on a NanaWall door system, it was love at first site. NanaWall door products bring the outside in with a push of the collapsible door via its open glass wall technology. Think of a wall full of windows that with ease opens your home or business to the outside. […]
Photo from Department of Energy. Note: See the updated information about DOE’s Triple Pane program: 12/9/2011 I bet you just got used to hearing about double pane, Low-E glass, Argon filled windows. You know the ones. The ones labeled as ENERGY STAR? Now, there is a new babe in town getting a lot of attention […]
Photo by permission of Tru-Stile’s MDF door with 3form In the last year, there have been numerous articles about greening your home using bamboo flooring, low flow toilets, and energy star appliances. You never hear a peep about using environmentally friendly materials for your exterior and interior doors. Besides your windows, doors are one of […]