Xeriscaping comes from the Greek word “xeros,” meaning ‘dry.’ It’s a form of landscaping developed in Denver in 1981 during a massive drought. This type of dry landscaping is especially popular in areas where drought conditions are common or where water is expensive. However, it isn’t just for arid regions, but rather anywhere homeowners are … Continue reading Beginner’s Guide to Xeriscaping
The KB Home ProjeKt breaks new ground in smart home building through innovative partnerships and cutting-edge technology that helps residents improve their physical and emotional health and well-being and is designed to flex with the needs of its homeowners. It is the home of tomorrow that integrates smart and sustainable technologies, innovative home design and … Continue reading KB Home ProjeKt – Where Tomorrow Lives
‘Tis the season for new year’s resolutions! This year, why not enlist an ally you probably hadn’t thought of before – your own home. That’s right, teaming up with your humble abode might just set you on the path to success. Here are five resolutions that you and your home can tackle together: 1. Save … Continue reading 5 New Year’s Resolutions for You and Your Home
If you’re shopping for a homebody this holiday season (or you are one yourself!), we’re here to help you make the perfect gift selection. From smart to sleek to artistically inclined, the products on the following three lists are sure to make any home sparkle and shine – and some of these great gifts might … Continue reading 3 Holiday Gift Guides for Everyone on Your List
Ready for a sneak peek at a brand-new community in a gorgeous San Antonio suburb? Today we’re visiting the West Village at Creekside-Classic Collection, one of KB Home’s communities in New Braunfels, Texas. Located just 25 miles from San Antonio and 40 miles from Austin, New Braunfels is an ideal commuting distance from its big-city … Continue reading Community Spotlight: West Village at Creekside
Is your home ready for summer? With today’s smart home features, it may seem like your house can almost run itself, but it does need a little human assistance from time to time. Here are 8 ways to spring clean your home for energy efficiency.
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!
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
There are loads of reasons why we should all be saving energy – from helping the planet to saving thousands of dollars a year on heating, cooling, appliances, and lighting. If you live in a KB Home, you may already be saving an average of $150/month. Here are 5 things that you could do to … Continue reading 4 Energy Hacks to Reduce Your Bills This Summer
Baby, it’s cold outside … but it doesn’t have to be cold inside your home! Keep warm for the winter with a few energy-efficient tricks and tips. Nothing chills my bones like the sight of an expensive utility bill I wasn’t expecting. With New Year’s resolutions to save both money and energy still fresh in … Continue reading Energy Efficient Ways to Warm Your Home This Winter
Often times we don’t realize the role good lighting plays in our lives! From applying makeup in the bathroom to reading recipes in the kitchen to dimming bulbs over a candlelit dinner, lighting choices affect the function, look and feel of every room in your home. Lighting is important not just for the look of … Continue reading Light up your Life with LED Lights