Guide to Green Home Renovations

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If you are one of the many people planning to embark on a home renovation and hoping to do it in an environmentally friendly manner, then read on to learn more about tools that may help make your project possible. The American Society of Interior Designers’ Foundation and the U.S. Green Building Council developed REGREEN, the nation’s first set of resources and tools for green home remodeling projects...

The REGREEN residential remodeling guidelines are desinged to help make your home renovation project eco-friendly by addressing the major elements of any green renovation project, including the site of the home, water efficiency, energy and atmosphere, material and resources, and indoor environmental
quality. The guidelines blend product selection, building systems integration and proven technologies into a comprehensive plan, and include case studies of actual renovations to inspirehomeowners, designers and builders alike.

Check out the guidelines here and read more about the REGREEN program at the U.S. Green Building Council's website.

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