Planned communities are not a new concept in the United States and have been growing in popularity since World War II. Modern planned communities are offering residents a combination of features.
A geothermal heating and cooling system is keeping Habitat for Humanity’s new home in the North Pole warm. The Alaska Dispatch reported that the geothermal system is intended to demonstrate that even homes built for those with low incomes can be eco-friendly and operationally efficient – especially in the North Pole.
Summer heat feels inescapable. Unfortunately, the environment also suffers from the grueling sun. During summer months, the sun beats down at higher temperatures and for longer periods of time. This “cooks” everyday emissions from our cars and factories, forming ground-level ozone. This layer of toxic fumes negatively affects our health. Ozone is an irritant to […]
Making intelligent decisions in your home can significantly reduce monthly costs. Many homeowners are finding considerable savings by using geothermal pumps to heat and cool their homes.