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Questions to Ask a Green Home Builder
When you are looking into buying or building a green home, it is always wise to look very carefully before choosing your green homebuilder. A green builder can help the buyer to understand exactly what makes their potential home green and what makes their potential investment a wise one.
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Why to Invest in a Green Homebuilder
The general population of consumers is becoming more aware of the availability of green homes and how they are benefitting the Earth. A green home builder is a professional who makes such things possible.
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Finding Green Building Materials
EnviroCitizen.org believes that building a green home is definitely a worthwhile project to undertake. It creates a home that is not only better for conserving resources, but it also creates a better quality home as well as a healthier one. It is no surprise then that so many people want to make sure their homes are green.
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Green Home Building for DIYers
EnviroCitizen.org knows that building a green home is definitely a worthwhile investment. It creates a home that is not only better for conserving resources, but it also creates a better quality home as well as a healthier one for those that live there.
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Green Home Builder Checklist
When choosing a green home builder, it helps if you and your home builder are on the same page when it comes to your goals when building a green home. This article will help you to be able to set and achieve these goals.
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What is LEED for Homes?
In general, EnviroCitizen.org has found that the majority of consumers are becoming more familiar with LEED, which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. It is the green building rating system used by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
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Finding a Green Homebuilder
EnviroCitizen.org applauds anyone who makes the choice to build a green home. It helps to promote social welfare and helps to keep the consumption of our finite supply of resources on this planet under control.
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Green Home Performance Evaluation
If you are wondering how your home measures up to green standards and want to find out if there are ways to make it more energy efficient, you can do a home performance evaluation.
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Green Retrofit Checklist
Retrofitting refers to the addition of new technology or features to older systems. In our homes, retrofitting them often means replacing things like our electrical systems or water fixtures.
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Green Homes and Why They're Better to Live In
More people are becoming aware of the option of purchasing green homes and how they are benefitting the Earth. One thing that is often overlooked is why green homes are better for humanity to live in.
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Green Bedroom Renovation
Having a green bedroom doesn't mean having a green colored room. It is much more than a fad or trend as well. It's a lifestyle that's here to stay and better for you and the planet.
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Green VOC-Free Rebuilding Projects
When you are remodeling your home, a good step towards being green is using products that do not emit volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Paints, finishes, vinyl and other products release low-level toxic emissions in the air that last for years.
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Finding and Hiring a Green Contractor
When you make the decision to make your home green, you're making a wise choice. EnviroCitizen.org has found that hiring a green contractor can make this easier.
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Rebuilding a Home Green: A Checklist
Rebuilding a home can be a very rewarding task if you are willing to make it a sustainable one. It is actually easier than you may think and there is flexible on what you can do for any budget. Best of all, it can look awesome and save you money in the future.
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Eco-Friendly Retrofitting
Retrofitting refers to the addition of new technology or features to older systems. In our homes, EnviroCitizen.org has found that retrofitting often includes replacing things like our electrical systems or water fixtures. This is an easy way to make your home a more sustainable place.
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Green Kitchen Renovation
EnviroCitizen.org knows that renovating a kitchen is no small matter. When remodeling, it is important to remember that the kitchen is one of the places in most homes that uses the most energy and resources. This includes the use of everything from your sink the refrigerator.
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Green Bathroom Renovation
EnviroCitizen.org has found that renovating the bathroom can be hard work as well as expensive, but with new green solutions, bathroom renovations are becoming one of the most creative ways to make the bathroom a true work of art inexpensively with conservation in mind.
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Six Myths about Green Building Debunked
Like any new innovation, green building has been subject to myths that halt people from doing what are very positive efforts as well as the way of the future. EnviroCitizen.org has found that there are six myths that are commonly used to discourage green building. We have discussed them as well as why they are false below.
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Green Countertops and Millwork
Countertops are one of the easiest and chic ways to be eco-friendly when undertaking green projects. EnviroCitizen.org has found that there are many materials and possibilities that you can use.
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Programs and Partnerships
In communities everywhere, government agencies, homebuilder associations, professional and environmental groups and other organizations, eco-friendly, green building programs are being developed. EnviroCitizen.org has discovered that partnerships of state government agencies, local governments and other organizations have also been formed to encourage and use sustainable building practices in government and school projects.
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