8 Design Tips for an Eco-Friendly Home

Building or remodeling? Become a better steward of nature with these innovative ideas.

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Angled windows
Photographer Tria Giovan

Eco-chic Idea #2

Put your windows to work. The angled windows in the living area allow maximum light to filter in. Glass panels at the base of the windows open like trapdoors to admit breezes and eliminate the need for air-conditioning.

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