Steve helps a family install a rainwater tank next to their lopsided house. Then, Steve helps a backyard engineer finish his solar invention that's the first in America and lends a hand on a different kind of eco-smart home-a green doghouse.
Steve lends a hand on what might be the greenest house in the country. Then, Steve will meet a Houston couple so committed to eco-smart living, they're downsizing their entire living area to less than half the space of their previous home.
Steve explores a rainforest in Hana, Hawaii, looking for materials to build an eco-smart tree house. He gathers palm fronds for the roof as well as guava and bamboo timber for the structure. Then, Steve will work on a hotel in Little Compton, Rhode Island
Steve will assist a couple in Fairhope, Alabama by channeling their excess rainwater into eco-friendly rain gardens and find a way to get rid of wood-eating insects from their salvaged wood and he has to do it green.
Today, Steve will show a Baton Rouge, LA, architect how to build a carport using recycled wood from another building and concrete from a parking lot. Then, Steve heads to Portland, OR to construct an eco-smart chicken coop.
Steve helps the Moon brothers build what they hope to be one of the greenest homes in the country. Steve will help install steel walls, reclaimed wood from shipping pallets and even check out a composting toilet.
Steve helps a stay-at-home dad build a yoga studio using salvaged materials, including wood from President Obama's inauguration. Then, Steve heads to Baton Rouge, LA, to assist a couple rebuilding from Hurricane Gustav.
Steve helps a Washington, DC, couple install a recycled countertop, permeable pavers and cork floor. Later, Steve heads to Boulder, CO, to help a couple figure out the recipe for a home with no carbon footprint.
Steve pitches in with Saturn's Hands on Homes program in Detroit, MI to help build eco-friendly houses for people in need. Steve creates an airtight seal for the attic, blows in cellulose insulation, and uses advanced framing techniques to build a wall.
Steve helps a Colorado couple construct a greenhouse, but while digging the foundation they hit an actual boulder. Will Steve find a solution? Later, a Houston couple shows that everything is bigger in Texas, especially the solar arrays.
Steve helps a couple add some green systems to their historic ranch starting with a rainwater collection cistern and natural ventilation. Then, Steve heads to Portland to assist a couple who are building an addition on their log cabin.
Steve heads to Portland to lend a hand to a man trying to spruce up his bachelor pad before his bride-to-be moves in. Later, Steve will help two busy architects build an eco-smart playroom for their kids.
Steve helps build a sustainable and practical home that includes an adjustable oven range for people with disabilities in Boulder, CO. Later, Steve helps a do-it-yourselfer family install permeable pavers.
Steve builds a bike garage from structural insulated panels in St. Paul. Later, Steve travels to Virgina to help a couple renovate their first home by installing radiant floor heating and a sun tube for natural light.
Steve helps two Arlington, MA, families work on a large insulation project for their duplex. Later, Steve installs a weather station and ceiling fans at a Washington, DC, home so it can regulate its own temperature.
Steve helps a car restoration enthusiast and his wife build a garage using the all-natural insulator...straw! Then Steve helps revitalize a Detroit community by constructing the first eco-smart modular home in the neighborhood.