A new law requires 10-year batteries in smoke alarms for all new and existing Florida homes.
First-time borroweres could save as much as $900 per year with the reduction in mortgage insurance fees recently announced by President Barack Obama.
The Department of Energy funded a paper that is avialable for comments from the public.
The Naitonal Renewable Energy Laboratory in Colorado is examining a new way that woudl allow home appliances to communicate with the power grid using an Internet connection.
New solar panel rules requiring residents to seek a special permit prior to installation have upset those living in a Texas community.
The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas features connected home technology including light bulbs, thermostats, and other items that users can benefit from intsalling in their home upgrades.
The Commerce Department is issuing steep tariffs on solar panels from China after discovering unfair subsidies were being issued by the Chinese government in addition to other infractions.
Opinions vary on how much rates will change in 2015, but many still expect them to rise.
Abandoned homes in three Midwestern states are being torn down to reduce crime and help boost the real estate market.
A college professor developed a way to utilize more than 2 billion plastic bottles for roof thatching.