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  • Commentary: Believing in Green

    Sustainability should be firmly rooted within the core of your company.

  • Reader Survey: Green Recovery?

  • Commentary: At Home or on the Job, Green Is Good Business

    While driving in my four-door sedan last week with my preteen sons--and whizzing by service stations with $4-plus gas signs out front--my head-strong kids told me that I should trade in my six-year-old car for a hybrid vehicle. They chastised me for not driving an ultra fuel-efficient car and for...

  • EcoHome is a Winner–and So Are You

    I am not a braggart, but I feel compelled to toot EcoHome's horn. This week, ecohomemagazine.com was named the best Web site launched during the past year by B2B, a publication that reports on business-to-business (trade) magazines and their Web sites and e-newsletters.

  • The Week in Green

    A roundup of green building news for the week of May 5–9, including the green movement in the remodeling industry; defining the green consumer; and KB Home, D.R. Horton, and Pulte top list of environmentally friendly big builders.

  • Striving for Second Nature

    I’ve officially banned the headline “It’s Easy Being Green” from our magazine and Web site. Not only is it overused, but it’s also just not always true. I’m not saying it’s hard to be green, and it’s certainly becoming easier every day. But for new green builders and remodelers, making a 180 in how...

  • Carmen Dominguez Navigates Green Building Challenges, Triumphs

    Not long after completing the New American Home 2007, a green-built show home at last year’s International Builders’ Show in Orlando, Fla., veteran builder Carmen Domínguez realized the true meaning of her work. A 13-year-old boy approached her while she toured the home. “He said, ‘Thank you for...

  • Green Building: Getting buy-in from field employees

    It's one thing to sell green remodeling to clients, and quite another to get buy-in from field employees.