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The Rise of Eco-friendly Homes

When you think about a typical house, it is usually made from either stone or brick, powered by electricity and has a roof structured to protect its residents from rain. However, as millennials hit the housing market, the criteria has begun to change and they...

Fort Collins Developer Receives Coveted DOE Housing Innovation Award

Revive Properties and Philgreen Construction have, for the third straight year, received recognition from the Department of Energy (DOE) as market leaders in energy-efficient homebuidling and design. The Housing Innovation Award is a rare distinction achieved in this case by a combination of features including: ...

How To Reduce Food Waste by Composting

Did you know that Americans discard of nearly 34 million tons of food every year while 49 million people experience a food shortage during the same period of time? While it is true that restaurants and grocery stores also contribute towards the nation’s exhorbitant food...

How Your Home Could Be Making You Sick, and What to Do About It

As homeowners and parents, we never want to think that the very place we’re supposed to feel most comfortable in could actually be harming us. However, there are several ways your home could potentially cause problems when it comes to your family’s health, from respiratory...

How to Design an Energy-Efficient Bedroom

Saving energy is always a good idea. In some ways, it’s part of being a good neighbor. Reducing your household’s energy consumption reduces the strain on your city’s electrical grid. But here’s the best part: making your bedroom energy-efficient nets you significant savings on your monthly...