Our Favorite Green Building Materials and Products!

Our Favorite Green Building Materials and Products!

Lauren Zerbey
Dec 31, 2011

Every year, companies continue to roll out new and exciting green building materials and products. Here at Re-Nest, we do our best to keep you up to speed and help distinguish between green and greenwashing. Does the New Year include some renovation plans? If so, revisit these 15 posts on our favorite materials and products of 2011.

• 1 Decked Out: Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Treated Wood
• 2 10 Eco-Friendly Substitutions For Glue, Caulk, and DIY Tools
• 3 Made in the USA: Cambria Quartz
• 4 Green Glue: Eco-Friendly Sound Dampening
• 5 Zandur: Cork Rubber Flooring

• 6 EcoStud Green Furring
• 7 Thermacrete: Aerated Autoclaved Concrete Blocks
• 8 A Toilet System That Fits Between 2x4 Walls
• 9 Cement Fiberboard: Eco-Friendly Siding
• 10 AND/OR: Recycled Cork + Rubber Flooring from Capri

• 11 A Greener Alternative to Tropical Hardwoods: Black Locust
• 12 Top 10 Green Building Products for 2012
• 13 Bio-Glass: 100% Recycled Glass Surface Material
• 14 Windfall: Reclaimed Wood Panels by Kirei
• 15 Learning To Love Caulk: 5 Eco-Friendly Options

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Welcome to Re-Nest's Best of 2011 roundup! From December 19 through January 1 we are rounding up some of our favorite (and your favorite) posts from the past year.

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