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Strange weather we've been having recently, isn't it? With temperatures soaring and then plunging, it can be difficult to efficiently manage your energy usage, and costs can begin to spiral.Reducing your home's overall energy usage can save both your wallet and the environment. But how...

Not every environmentalist wants to live off-grid. If you're environmentalist home buyers, then you're probably searching for an eco-friendly home.The increased demand for solar panels and passive houses means there are plenty of eco-homes on the housing market.However, it's not as easy as it might...

A lot of people are talking about the permanent damage people are doing to the Earth. A huge portion of that damage is the result of the energy industry, especially when it comes to carbon emissions.In fact, the United States has the second highest carbon...

Since taking office in 2017, President Trump has sought to reverse more than 60 environmental rules to date. This includes many of those established to fight climate change.With these regulation changes, the battle against climate change lies in the hands of individual states. But which...

Energy Efficient Home Construction Isn't Just for the WealthySaving money is difficult, especially for a homeowner. Whether you're underpaid or in poor health, poverty is difficult. And it becomes more difficult to save money, especially when you need to keep a roof over your head.Are...

Zero energy, as an ambition, as a reality, and as a campaign to address climate change, is at a fascinating point in its history. Zero energy is earning endorsement with several more organizations and events propagating it as a topic. Numerous utilities are beginning to...

Ted Clifton is the owner of Clifton view home and zero energy plans. He has been constructing luxury homes in the North of Seattle on Whidbey Island for 24 years. The company began designing zero energy plans as a design firm in 2008, and since...