Your low-impact home makeover

Learn how to lighten your footprint, from easy DIY tips to the top things to keep in mind for a sustainable home renovation

Top green home designs in the West

Sustainable materials and eco-friendly design principles reign at these exemplary low-impact homes

San Francisco Idea House
Photo by Thomas J. Story

San Francisco Idea House

This unusual home in San Francisco is packed with ideas for living in style while being earth-friendly, too. From reclaimed-wood floors to salvaged fencing outdoors, the design makes smart use of green materials.

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