Jane Green, author of the bestsellers Jemima J and The Beach House, is building her dream house with a man who seems to have walked out of one of her own romantic novels.
Stefanie Powers is known for her long-running portrayal of Jennifer Hart in the 1980s television hit, Hart to Hart, but she’s also an accomplished singer and philanthropist. Between performances, she loves to decorate and relax at home and is working on making her houses more environmentally friendly.
Actor and activist Ed Begley, Jr. used to be mocked for his energy-conserving methods, but today people are turning to him for advice.
Once a supermodel famous for her beautiful features and sexy magazine cover shots, Cheryl Tiegs now focuses on something she considers more beautiful: a greener home and planet. Tiegs talks about how getting back to basics changed how she now thinks about her home.
As Deputy Trudy Wiegel on Comedy Central’s Reno 911, actress Kerri Kenney-Silver’s grueling schedule had her yearning for a home that made her feel as relaxed as her favorite vacation spot: Bali. With the help of the right designer, she got exactly what she wanted.
He achieved success as the lead vocalist of The Fixx, but instead of oversized mansions and luxury, Cy Curnin enjoys life with his family on an organic farm in France.
Many homeowners are finding their budgets stretched with escalating prices for home heating, cooling and electricity. But there is a tiny but growing number who enjoy homes with an annual net energy use of zero.
Today’s high-tech appliances require special care and cleaning to keep them running optimally. With proper maintenance, your new appliances will serve you well for many years.
As homeowners scramble to combat rising energy prices, some can turn to innovative programs offered by their local governments, nonprofit organizations, utilities and states to ease the strain.
By selecting green appliances, you’ll not only protect the Earth but save money on your energy bills. Here’s how to incorporate energy-saving appliances into your home.