The Latest in Environmental responsibility

Lawn

Green Roof Revolution: Why Cities Should Adopt Green Roofs

With benefits like increased energy efficiency, reduced heating and cooling costs, and improved air quality, to name a few, green roofs are appealing to many eco-minded homeowners, businesses, and cities throughout the country.

Inspiration

The Low-Waste, Minimalist Home: An Interview with Jess with Less

An interview with Jess with Less. She talks to us about what a low-waste, minimalist lifestyle means to her and the simple swaps we can make in our own homes that can get us closer to responsible consumption.

Mattresses

9 Eco-Friendly Mattress Brands

Eco-friendly mattresses don’t contain toxic flame retardants or emit VOCs. Check out nine of our favorite eco-friendly mattress brands so you can feel good about getting a good night’s sleep.

Maintenance

How to Save Energy During the Summer

Making simple energy-efficient changes to your home can save you from paying hefty utility bills this summer. Beat the heat, practice environmental responsibility, and lower your energy bills with these nine home upgrades.

Rooms

8 Home Brands
That Give Back

House Method supports home brands that are socially responsible and give back to the community. Here are eight home brands that have mastered the art of giving back.

Garden

Organic Gardening 101

Growing an organic garden is a truly gratifying experience with benefits to your health and the planet. Learn everything you need to know to plan, grow, and care for your own organic garden filled with fresh vegetables, fruits, and flowers.

Maintenance

HERS Testing: What Is It
and When Is It Necessary?

HERS testing examines a home’s energy efficiency and determines where there’s room to reduce energy consumption. Learn more about HERS testing and when it should be performed.

HVAC

The Basics of Geothermal
Heating Systems

Learn the basics of how geothermal heating systems—how they work, types, cost, energy efficiency, maintenance, and installation.

Maintenance

Making the Right Choice with Child-Safe Cleaning Products

Keep your kids safe and your home sparkling. Here’s what you need to know about chemical cleaning products in your home, what to avoid, and how to choose kid-friendly products.

Renovation

Guide to Energy-Efficient Windows

Learn what you should be looking for when shopping for energy-efficient windows, how to read an energy efficiency rating, and how to pick windows for your home.

HVAC

Types of Energy-Efficient
Home Heating

We explore four types of energy-efficient home heating systems, how they work, overall cost, and how to choose the best one for your home.

Renovation

Benefits of Double-Pane Windows

From cost to energy efficiency to ease of installation, here’s what you need to know about double-pane windows.

Electric

The Best 5 Ways to Reduce Energy Consumption at Home

We offer several quick ways to reduce energy consumption at home that are not only simple, but are also cost effective.

Maintenance

Conserving Water at Home

We’re all using more water at home than is necessary. Here’s how you can change your habits and conserve water at home.

Maintenance

2 Best Eco-Friendly Ways to Clean Glass

Two easy and effective methods for cleaning glass using materials you already have in your home.

Garden

How to Make Perfect Hummingbird Food

Learning how to make hummingbird food is quick and inexpensive. We've provided a few tips that will encourage hummingbirds to visit your property.

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