Friday, May 04, 2007

May Is Nathional Home Remodeling Month

Ways to Implement Green Remodeling into a Home

It's hip to be green! Green remodeling is not only easier on the earth, but it lowers costs and provides a healthier more comfortable home. Homes that are remodeled green can lower energy consumption by 30 to 50 percent as well as incorporating recycled materials and those that will tread more lightly on the planet's natural resources.
Green remodeling can be done in small ways and doesn't have to encompass the entire home.... It's easy to pick and choose elements to fit each individual homeowner.
  • Non-toxic paints and sealants
  • Programmable thermostats
  • Energy efficient appliances
  • Natural flooring
  • Natural fiber rugs and fabrics
  • Recycled material roof shingles and tiles
  • Energy efficient lighting
  • Insulated hot water pipes
  • Tankless water heaters
  • Quality insulation
  • Native plants for landscaping

Information from BUILDING BUSINESS NEWS, May 2007

No comments: