Going Green

It's never to late to reduce your home's footprint. Whether you're building from the ground up or simple steps to use less energy, we show you how small changes can make a big difference.

Energy-efficient living room

Home Energy 101

From reading an electricity meter to paying a fee to offset your home's emissions, we've got the info you need to make sustainable energy choices.

Coastal Carpenter

Photo: Keith Scott Morton

Smart Design

Homeowners on the coast live in environments that require high performance from building materials and construction techniques. So we should be quick to take advantage of approaches that maximize energy efficiency. We've picked some helpful ideas from the latest research in green construction.

Recycled Rugs

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Eco Building Products

Building or renovating? Give your home an eco-upgrade with green products from flooring to paint.

Energy-saving kitchen

Energy-saving Tips

Whether you take on a major renovation project or simply change a wasteful habit, every bit counts.

South Carolina EarthCraft home

Better Blueprint

For the greenest home around, consider building an EarthCraft House. The Southeast's standard for eco building, EarthCraft provide guidelines designed to promote healthy homes that will place less strain on the environment.

Green building

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Green Building

Bring the benefits of the green building movement into your home with these eco-friendly products.

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