Designing and Building a More Sustainable Home

Designing and Building a More Sustainable Home

Designing green homes can be confusing, from understanding finances to choosing materials and design layouts/blueprints. Get step-by-step instructions and helpful checklists to make your green home dreams a reality.

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Mainestream Green Home Design

Mainestream Green Home Design

Green housing is sustainable to its environment, durable and healthy for occupants and environment. The Mainestream Green Housing primer grew out of MaineHousing's Mainestream Green Home Design Contest.

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Energy Efficiency Pays

Energy Efficiency Pays

Learn the components and benefits of energy-efficient homes.

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Own Your Power! A Consumer Guide to Solar Electricity for the Home

Own Your Power! A Consumer Guide to Solar Electricity for the Home

Energy prices are rising, and so are concerns about the impact of energy consumption on the environment. Solar electricity systems can offer a solution.

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Energy-Efficient Lighting Lifecycle

Energy-Efficient Lighting Lifecycle

Lighting consumes 22 percent of the electricity used in the United States, and therefore offers a large opportunity for savings. Learn which energy-efficient lighting technology is the best choice.

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Energy Efficiency of White LEDs

Energy Efficiency of White LEDs

LED lights are gaining in popularity. Learn why LED lightbulb use has risen and how enery efficient they really are.

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Green Home Remodel: Kitchen

Green Home Remodel: Kitchen

This guide discusses the considerations involved in orchestrating a green kitchen remodel to ensure that it is durable, efficient and safe as well as welcoming and comfortable.

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Installing energy-efficient lighting is one of the simplest ways homeowners can begin to create a green home. Learn more about low voltage indoor and outdoor lighting for the home.

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