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  • Sea and Stone: A Croatian Island Garden, Slide Show

    Sea and Stone: A Croatian Island Garden, Slide Show

    Gallery Page Layout:  Gallery A In Magazine Issue:  January/February 2012
    - 13 Jul 15, 3:42pm -
  • Valentine's Day Ideas

    Valentine's Day Ideas

    Gallery Page Layout:  Gallery A
    - 10 Jul 15, 7:37pm -
  • I Love This Plant: Sharkskin Agave

    I Love This Plant: Sharkskin Agave

     This sharkskin agave was photographed at the Ruth Bancroft Garden, a public garden in Walnut Creek, California, which has a diverse collection of agaves and other drought-tolerant plants. Photo: Barb Ries.read more
    - 21 Apr 15, 5:58pm -
  • My Garden: A Naturalistic Garden Welcomes the Birds and the Bees

    My Garden: A Naturalistic Garden Welcomes the Birds and the Bees

    A paver walkway meanders through the back garden, under the watchful eyes of a concrete Buddha, which sits among Echinops ritro. Also in the mix are Hebe ‘Quicksilver’, Penstemon ‘Husker Red’, and a variety of Pacific Northwest natives such a…
    - 16 Apr 15, 7:58pm -
  • New Outdoor Furniture Collection Is Inspired by Nature

    New Outdoor Furniture Collection Is Inspired by Nature

    The Nick Williams Longridge Furniture Collection uses beautiful, weather-resistant teakwood reclaimed from old bridges, barns, and other structures. Photo: Nick Williams.read more
    - 14 Apr 15, 1:02pm -
  • 2015 Tour Series Explores Celebrated European Gardens

    2015 Tour Series Explores Celebrated European Gardens

    One of the gardens featured on the tour is Jakobstuin, owned and designed by Jaap de Vries, who calls it an “Ode to the Dutch Wave.” In addition to warm-season grasses typical of the North American Prairie, de Vries also uses many perennials favo…
    - 9 Apr 15, 7:29pm -
  • A Manhattan-Style Rooftop Garden

    A Manhattan-Style Rooftop Garden

    Before, this rooftop terrace in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan was an unusable space with rotting wood decking. Now the 500-square-foot retreat houses a modern area for entertaining within a classic framework of evergreen shrubs and horizontal…
    - 7 Apr 15, 4:42pm -
  • San Diego Spring Garden Tour: Gardens Then & Now

    San Diego Spring Garden Tour: Gardens Then & Now

    Photos courtesy of San Diego Horticultural Societyread more
    - 3 Apr 15, 12:55pm -
  • Container Gardens Made for the Shade

    Container Gardens Made for the Shade

    Nearly every gardener has experienced the problem of too much shade, which can cause plants to become too leggy or fail to thrive. Whether it's a wooded suburban lot or a north-facing apartment balcony, low light means more growing challenges. Rather…
    - 3 Apr 15, 8:22am -
  • Botanical Interests Introduces Eco-Friendly Garden Products

    Botanical Interests Introduces Eco-Friendly Garden Products

    Love plants? Get detailed plant information in every issue of Garden Design magazine. Preview the magazine.Botanical Interests, a company specializing in non-GMO and untreated vegetable, herb, and flower seeds, launched four new products this year t…
    - 24 Mar 15, 7:51pm -

Home Energy

  • [Blog] Our Blog Has Moved
    Thanks for your interest in contributing a blog to the Building Performance Journal (formerly Home Energy magazine). We’re happy you’ve found us here, but we’ve moved! You can view our magazine on the Building Performance Association website a…
    - 31 Jan 20, 4:57pm -
  • [Blog] Is Energy Efficiency an American Value?
    Energy efficiency is good for the economy, good for families, good for workers, and good for the environment.
    - 7 Jan 20, 4:52pm -
  • [Blog] Which Refrigerant Has The Lowest GWP?
    As you probably know, 2020 will see the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) implementing stricter rules concerning refrigerants in the United States. Specifically, HCFC refrigerants will no longer be produced in or imported into the United States.…
    - 28 Dec 19, 3:11pm -
  • [Article] Not Fade Away
    Home Energy is moving out of its office of ten years in Berkeley, California. Still maintaining the same high standard for truth that has kept this publication in print for—gasp!—35 years, our editorial staff will work from their homes. Moving th…
    - 9 Dec 19, 7:30pm -
  • [Article] Climate House: Passive House as an Opportunity
    Designing a new building in a flood zone can be a rigorous challenge but also an opportunity. In New York, Superstorm Sandy left behind devastated communities in low-lying coastal areas of Long Island. Some residents relocated for as long as one year…
    - 9 Dec 19, 7:19am -
  • [Article] Build Your Own Code
    Nobody likes energy codes. This unfortunate fact maintains my popularity ratings, as a writer and enforcer of energy codes, down in the low single digits. Energy codes fall into the same category as speed limits and industrial safety rules—things t…
    - 9 Dec 19, 5:39am -
  • [Article] Dust-Control Strategies for Energy Upgrades
    Completing weatherization and home performance upgrades can be dirty work. Add the challenges of being in occupied homes, and you have one of the toughest jobs in the industry! The type of dust created during energy upgrades ranges from a substantial…
    - 9 Dec 19, 4:13am -
  • [Article] How to Future-Proof a Museum Collection
    Larry Weingarten, longtime friend and contributor to Home Energy magazine, recently moved his Water Heater Museum from his home in Salinas, California, to a very special place on the East Coast. The museum had enjoyed some public attention at his hom…
    - 8 Dec 19, 11:48pm -
  • [Article] NYC's Biggest Sustainable Surprise
    At nearly 75 years old, New York City’s largest apartment complex continues to raise the bar for sustainability and energy-efficient retrofits.Occupying 80 acres of land just north of Lower Manhattan, Stuyvesant Town, and Peter Cooper Village is…
    - 8 Dec 19, 1:35am -
  • [Article] A New Chapter Begins
    After over 35 years of providing relevant, technical content to the building performance and weatherization communities, Home Energy will end its run after this issue. Starting with the Spring 2020 issue, the magazine will be called the Building Perf…
    - 6 Dec 19, 3:59pm -

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  • new5 Sustainable Flooring Materials to Consider for Your Home (14 photos)

    5 Sustainable Flooring Materials to Consider for Your Home (14 photos)

    Flooring is an investment, and there’s a lot to think about when choosing the right material for your home. One factor to consider is sustainability. The following five flooring materials offer beauty and natural resilience as well as less impact o…
    - 12 hours ago, 28 Sep 20, 8:01am -
  • newYour Guide to 10 Popular Kitchen Styles (10 photos)

    Your Guide to 10 Popular Kitchen Styles (10 photos)

    Whether you’re planning a kitchen remodel with the help of a kitchen designer, architect or contractor,...
    - 13 hours ago, 28 Sep 20, 7:01am -
  • newWhere to Invest Your Budget in a Landscape Renovation (14 photos)

    Where to Invest Your Budget in a Landscape Renovation (14 photos)

    Whether you’re planning to spruce up your front yard or are embarking on a full-scale landscape remodel, determining where to invest your budget can feel like navigating an endless stream of decisions that is not always straightforward.To help with…
    - 14 hours ago, 28 Sep 20, 6:01am -
  • See 9 Inspired Backyard Cottages, ADUs and Studios (18 photos)

    See 9 Inspired Backyard Cottages, ADUs  and Studios (18 photos)

    The value of accessory dwelling units (ADUs), in-law units and backyard cottages as multipurpose spaces has come to the forefront for many homeowners, as both work and school have shifted to take place at home due to the ongoing pandemic. We asked Ho…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Sep 20, 9:01am -
  • How to Clean Your Washing Machine (9 photos)

    How to Clean Your Washing Machine (9 photos)

    Just because you fill it with laundry detergent doesn’t mean you don’t need to clean the washing machine itself. It sounds counterintuitive, but while your machine is ridding your clothes of dirt, it doesn’t always rid itself of that same dirt…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Sep 20, 8:01am -
  • The Contemplative Garden: A Place for Quiet Reflection (10 photos)

    The Contemplative Garden: A Place for Quiet Reflection (10 photos)

    Whether it’s with a simple stack of stones or a beautiful bowl of water, encouraging contemplation and serenity in the garden doesn’t have to be complicated. If you would love your outdoor space to be a calm, peaceful retreat, here are 10 easy pl…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Sep 20, 7:01am -
  • 657-Square-Foot Backyard Cottage Packed With Clever Ideas (17 photos)

    657-Square-Foot Backyard Cottage Packed With Clever Ideas (17 photos)

    Faced with rising housing prices in the San Francisco Bay Area, which were making it difficult for their adult children to settle nearby, homeowners Tara and Michael Wolf looked at their Oakland, California, backyard and saw an opportunity. Their vis…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Sep 20, 9:01am -
  • Maison & Objet 2020: Highlights From the Recent Design Fair (13 photos)

    Maison & Objet 2020: Highlights From the Recent Design Fair (13 photos)

    The September 2020 edition of the Maison & Objet trade fair, which usually takes place in Paris, was transformed into a digital conference (the Digital Fair, Sept. 4-18, 2020) on the event’s year-round digital platform, Maison & Objet and More. Thr…
    - 3 days ago, 26 Sep 20, 8:01am -
  • Tour the 2020 Kips Bay Decorator Show House Dallas (12 photos)

    Tour the 2020 Kips Bay Decorator Show House Dallas (12 photos)

    The Kips Bay Decorator Show House opens Friday, Sept. 25, for the first time in Dallas. The fundraising design showcase offers virtual and in-person tours of a 2003 sprawling mansion with rooms decorated by 27 interior designers from around the count…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Sep 20, 4:06pm -
  • Bright Scandinavian Style in a 19th-Century Country House (25 photos)

    Bright Scandinavian Style in a 19th-Century Country House (25 photos)

    This 19th-century country house just outside Odense, Denmark, has been renovated in phases over the years. Its interior is now completely modern yet still respects the history of the building. The decor is a mix of old and new that lends the home a w…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Sep 20, 9:01am -

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