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Alex McQuilkin is a writer and student interested in sustainable design and urban living. He is studying urban planning at Columbia University in New York.

Choosing the Best Green Lighting

Choosing the Best Green Lighting

How to choose the most energy efficient lighting for your home or investment property.

Choosing The Best Green Appliances

Choosing The Best Green Appliances

How to find the most energy efficient appliances for your home or investment property.

Studies Show Green Homes Sell For More

Studies Show Green Homes Sell For More

New studies reveal green homes are consistently fetching higher prices.

The Five Best Green Building Products of 2011 (So Far)

The Five Best Green Building Products of 2011 (So Far)

Five of the best and brightest green building products of the year so far.

How To Improve Air Quality In Your Home

How To Improve Air Quality In Your Home

As indoor air quality becomes more of a concern, it is also becoming easier to control.

The Bottom Line: Green Building Is Cheaper Than Ever

The Bottom Line: Green Building Is Cheaper Than Ever

Three inspiring projects show truly valuable green buildings are the ones built for less.

“Green Geeks” Prove Benefits of Green Building, Down To The Last Kilowatt

“Green Geeks” Prove Benefits of Green Building, Down To The Last Kilowatt

Two self-professed ‘green geeks’ prove that green homes really do save you money.

Five Green Home Improvement Myths

Five Green Home Improvement Myths

From renewable energy to water saving toilets, we debunk five common myths about greening your home.

New Research Shows Houseplants Improve Indoor Air Quality

New Research Shows Houseplants Improve Indoor Air Quality

New research shows the humble houseplant is a powerful tool for purifying indoor air.

Greenhabbing Helps Differentiate Homes In Crowded Market

Greenhabbing Helps Differentiate Homes In Crowded Market

Seattle company finds greenhabbing homes a great way to get an edge in the market.