By Beth Buczynski on May 31, 2011
Although it might feel like we’re being taken over by Big Brother (don’t worry, it’s just Google), building more intelligent homes can actually help save energy and reduce environmental impact.
By Beth Buczynski on April 19, 2011
It’s estimated that the average American home uses over $2,000 of energy every year. Almost half of this amount is spent on heating and cooling costs alone.
By Beth Buczynski on April 5, 2011
Your home’s lighting can have a big impact on both how much energy you use, and how comfortable or cozy your home feels.
By Becky Striepe on April 1, 2011
We talked last week about some cool DIY lighting projects, and I couldn’t resist sharing these clever recycled lights made from discarded Christmas trees!
By LiveOAK Staff on March 25, 2008
Upgrade: $500+ Inspired by the intricate patterns of ice crystals and sea coral, the Kina, Koura and Coral hanging lamps are beautiful and eco-friendly. From designer David Trubridge they are made from Australian sustainable-plantation-grown hoop pine. Trubridge was recently honored with the Natural World Museum’s 2007 Green Leaf Award for artistic excellence. The Green Leaf [...]