What Is A SEER Rating?

When you’re searching for a home that’s environmentally friendly—or seeking to update your existing home with energy-efficient heating and cooling—check the air conditioning and heating systems. These systems all have SEER ratings, which stands for Seasonal Energy...

What Is the U.S. Green Building Council?

If you’ve been reading up on environmentally friendly homes and living green, you might have run into the abbreviations USGBC and LEED and wondered what they meant. USGBC stands for the U.S. Green Building Council, which is a private 501(c)3, membership-based...