Green Home Remodel: Healthy Homes for a Healthy Environment

Green Home Remodel: Healthy Homes for a Healthy Environment

Your remodeling goals may include making better use of living space, adding storage, replacing worn-out features, or simply personalizing your home. The goal of green remodeling not only makes your home look better, but makes it work better, for both you and the environment.

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Green Home Remodel: Healthy Homes for a Healthy Environment - Landscape Materials

Green Home Remodel: Healthy Homes for a Healthy Environment - Landscape Materials

When considering landscaping, naturally plants come to mind, but there are many other outside elements which contribute to the way your home presents itself to the world. This fact sheet will help you to learn about ecologically superior landscaping products in a range of styles to complement your home and personal tastes.

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Green Home Remodel: Healthy Homes for a Healthy Environment - Roofing

Green Home Remodel: Healthy Homes for a Healthy Environment - Roofing

A quality roof plays a key role in protecting the rest of your home from the elements. If you find you are in need of a roof replacement, approaching the process with green remodeling principles in mind will maximize your roof's protective qualities, and your investment, while minimizing its environmental impact.

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Green Home Remodel: Healthy Homes for a Healthy Environment - Kitchen

Green Home Remodel: Healthy Homes for a Healthy Environment - Kitchen

A green kitchen remodel can help you realize many benefits from a single smart design. With careful planning, you can create a living space that combines beauty, efficiency, comfort and convenience with health and conservation.

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Efficient Solutions for Existing Homes - Home Performance With Energy Star: Case Study Green Home Solutions by Grupe

Efficient Solutions for Existing Homes - Home Performance With Energy Star: Case Study Green Home Solutions by Grupe

Home Performance with ENERGY STAR, a national program from the EPA and DOE, promotes a comprehensive, whole-house approach to making energy-efficiency improvements. Download this case study to learn about the process and results of a Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Retrofit.

Type: Case Study




Deconstruction: The First Step in “Green” Home Building or Renovation

Deconstruction: The First Step in “Green” Home Building or Renovation

Deconstruction involves the systematic and manual disassembly of the affected sections of a structure. Download this document from DeConstruction Services, LLC to learn about the deconstruction process and the benefits and savings of deconstruction over demolition.

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15 Things You Can Do To Green An Existing Home Or Building

15 Things You Can Do To Green An Existing Home Or Building

There are many simple things you can do to make your existing home or building more energy efficient.

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Exploring Cost-Effective High Performance Residential Retrofits for Affordable Housing in the Hot Humid Climate

Exploring Cost-Effective High Performance Residential Retrofits for Affordable Housing in the Hot Humid Climate

While cost-effective, energy efficiency measures for new homes in hot, humid climate regions have been well researched, extracting cost data from the residential remodeling sector is more challenging. Download this report to review 2 case studies from Florida which examine energy cost savings from retrofits.

Type: White Paper




NREL/Habitat for Humanity Zero Energy Home: A Cold-Climate Case Study for Affordable Zero Energy Homes

NREL/Habitat for Humanity Zero Energy Home: A Cold-Climate Case Study for Affordable Zero Energy Homes

In October 2005, a family moved into a Habitat for Humanity home near Denver, and became partners with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Building America (BA) program to understand how to create affordable zero energy homes (ZEHs) in cold climates. This report details the design, construction and performance of the home.

Type: Research




Discover the Elements of a Green Home Makeover

Discover the Elements of a Green Home Makeover

The GreenPoint Rated comprehensive approach to home remodeling enhances the well-being of families, supports a healthy community, and preserves the natural environment.

Type: White Paper




Green Home Remodel: Salvage & Reuse

Green Home Remodel: Salvage & Reuse

This guide focuses on how salvaged building materials can be incorporated into green home remodel projects.

Type: White Paper




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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