Choosing the Most Eco-Friendly Roofs

Choosing the Most Eco-Friendly Roofs

The roofing system is one of the most important decisions you can make to save money and decrease your carbon footprint.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: ProudGreenHome.com


A Cool Metal Roof Helps Homeowners Realize Their Green Home Dream

A Cool Metal Roof Helps Homeowners Realize Their Green Home Dream

Homeowners Ronda and Nigel Farrar knew they wanted to build a high-performance green home that would showcase the best in building science. Their vision was a home that would respect its surroundings near Escondido, California, and serve as a model for green design. They achieved this dream of a Net-Zero energy design using a metal roof.

Type: Case Study




Choose a Metal Roof for Your Residential Solar Panel Mounting System

Choose a Metal Roof for Your Residential Solar Panel Mounting System

More and more homeowners are choosing to add solar power to their high-performance homes, but they may overlook an important factor: the roof under the solar panels. This white paper, sponsored by Louisville, Ky.-based Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation, explores the...

Type: White Paper




Boost Your Home Energy Efficiency with Insulated Vinyl Siding

Boost Your Home Energy Efficiency with Insulated Vinyl Siding

Whether your renovating a house you've loved for years, or making your dream home come to life, vinyl siding should be a part of your plans. In addition to offering an array of beautiful colors and textures, insulated vinyl siding delivers eco-friendly benefits to help make your home green.

Type: White Paper




Ply Gem’s Sustainable Vision

Ply Gem’s Sustainable Vision

Are you a homeowner that's becoming more interested in your green home? You're not alone. According to McGraw Hill Construction Studies, two-thirds of homeowners are aware of green building.

Type: White Paper




Make Your Home More Green with Stone Veneer

Make Your Home More Green with Stone Veneer

Stone veneer is engineered to emulate the look of natural stone by incorporating the convincing profile, texture and color of expensive quarried stone. Yet, it's lighter, less expensive, easier to install and better for the environment than natural stone or brick.

Type: White Paper




Take Control of Your Heating and Cooling Costs with High-Performance R-5 Windows

Take Control of Your Heating and Cooling Costs with High-Performance R-5 Windows

With record temperatures in many parts of the United States, heating and cooling costs are hitting homeowners right in the bank account.

Type: White Paper




Update your home for energy efficiency and style

Update your home for energy efficiency and style

Investing in your home, the biggest asset most people own, can be a wise decision. A few basic remodeling projects can improve comfort and aesthetics and lower your utility costs.

Type: White Paper




The Designed Exterior by Ply Gem: Smart. Sustainable. Beautiful.

The Designed Exterior by Ply Gem: Smart. Sustainable. Beautiful.

This white paper, sponsored by Ply Gem,discusses the benefits and strategies of creating what is called The Designed Exterior by Ply Gem.

Type: White Paper




Ply Gem Enviro Resource Guide - LEED Homes

Ply Gem Enviro Resource Guide - LEED Homes

Ply Gem Enviro Resource Guide. Ply Gem categories that include qualifying products for LEED Homes.

Type: Fact Sheet




The Bold Look of Kohler: Products for Independent Living

The Bold Look of Kohler: Products for Independent Living

As a premier resource for Aging in Place bathroom design, Kohler has developed a range of products that will provide the look you love and the functionality you need now and in the future.

Type: Brochure




The Bold Look of Kohler: Elevance Rising Wall Bath

The Bold Look of Kohler: Elevance Rising Wall Bath

Kohler is committed to designing products that simplify life without compromising style. Kohler's latest innovation, Elevance Rising Wall bath is a stylish alternative to institutional-looking accessibility options and is designed to fit a standard five-foot alcove.

Type: Brochure





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