Designing and Building a More Sustainable Home: Green Home Remodeling Guide

Description: The Green Home Remodeling Guide includes many ways to integrate green ideas into your residential remodel. Whatever your budget or personal preferences, you can meet your goals while minimizing your impact on the environment. The guide is loaded with expert tips, checklists and how-to information about:


  • Saving energy and water
  • Using renewable energy
  • Protecting rainwater and streams from pollution
  • Recycling and reusing construction materials
  • Selecting low-impact materials
  • Reducing indoor pollutants, including mold and toxic chemicals
  • Durability and long life
  • Reducing maintenance

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Source: City of Portland (Oregon) Office of Sustainable Development
Date: 2005
Format: Website

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