I hopped onto the Home Assistant bandwagon on Black Friday when Google Home dropped its price and the temptation proved too much for my not-smart wallet.
Does your average morning start with a brisk walk along a community hiking trail with birds chirping and a light breeze rippling the lush landscape – or are you still looking for a way to bring the great outdoors closer to home? This year World Environment Day on June 5 celebrates the theme of … Continue reading Connect with Nature in a New KB Home Community
At KB Home, we take Earth Day very seriously. In fact, we’re so hyped about sustainability that we’ve decided to turn it into a month-long festivity. It all started ten years ago, when KB Home made the decision to start sharing an annual Sustainability Report, which reports on the positive impact that the company generates … Continue reading KB Home Celebrating 10 Years of Sustainability!
Here on Earth, we actually have a staggering amount of water. Around 70 percent of our planet’s surface is covered in H2O. So why conserve? Less than one percent of that water is fit for human consumption. And boy, does that one percent need a little bit of appreciation. To that end, March 22 is … Continue reading Saving Water at Home: An Amateur vs. High Tech Guide
At KB Home, we place a high value on sustainability and believe being energy-efficient doesn’t mean compromising style or comfort. In fact, the EPA recently recognized our 2016 milestone of building our 100,000th ENERGY STAR certified home! Our passion for sustainability is shared with our partners and has created multiple opportunities for homeowners to reduce … Continue reading KB Home Families Save Big with Energy Efficient Homes
The benefits of living in an eco-friendly KB home are pretty amazing. Beyond the knowledge that you’re helping out the planet, there are several other positive factors that make living in a more sustainable home a no-brainer.(Increase your home’s value? Be more productive? Yes please!). We’re huge believers in living sustainably and take steps to support … Continue reading Breathe Better, Save Money, and Feel Good
We know you put a lot of thought into your decision to buy a KB home. In honor of Earth Day, we want to focus on an important aspect of that decision – how owning a KB home helps you reduce your impact on the environment. Here are 5 things you can feel proud of: … Continue reading 5 Things KB Homeowners Can Feel Proud of on Earth Day
There’s more than one way to go GREEN this spring! Sure, there’s green grass. Green drinks. Green décor… but why not also go green the eco-friendly way by recycling! The first step is to educate yourself and your family on what is recyclable and what belongs in the trash. The next step is to set … Continue reading Make Recycling EASY with Printable Recycling Lists.
These days we generate more trash than ever, at a huge impact to our landfills and the environment. Many of us are taking action – seeking to reduce waste in our daily lives. There’s more to this story though. There’s a movement going on right now, and it’s all about having quality items that we … Continue reading 7 Tips to Dispose Less and Enjoy More
Sure, you turn off the lights when you leave the room. You recycle. But are you doing everything possible to be water-wise at home? Conserving water at home is an important part of living a sustainable lifestyle. Luckily you can live a water-wise life by changing just a few of your daily habits. Remember, saving … Continue reading Be Water-Wise in Every Room
The bathroom may be one of the smallest spaces in your home, but it’s one of the largest generators of household waste. Along with water waste, we need to be mindful of the substantial amount of trash that can consume our bathrooms. If you want some tips on how to create a more sustainable bathroom, … Continue reading How to Create a More Sustainable Bathroom