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Factory built autonomous home

IT looks like somebody in the construction industry has been listening to all this talk about off-grid homes. At last. Quest is a 400-square-foot, off-grid capable, factory-built alternative home that its creator says is versatile enough for a variety of … Continued

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Bollywood star’s off-grid home

India is one of the world’s most off-grid countries – mainly because so many of its inhabitants were never on the grid in the first place.  As hundreds of millions struggle to get connected, Bollywood actress Gul Panag will throw … Continued

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7 green building trends for 2010

From web-based displays that track energy usage in real time, to the downsizing of the American home, here are the key trends that will affect the way we build new homes in 2010. 1)      “Rightsizing” of homes. A larger home … Continued