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Practical Green Remodeling Books
Remodeling takes thinking things through, and you can save headaches and money by learning something about "green" before you undertake your next remodeling project -- whether you DIY it or hire a contractor. Here are some good green remodeling books to get you started.
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Green Building and Green Products
Building materials for remodeling can be greener - non-toxic, no- or low-VOC, less off gasing, more energy efficient and certified as renewable or recycled for more sustainable communities and resources.
*Continuing Education for Building
Continuing education for remodeling and green building benefits from building codes, renewable energy, energy effciency, natural systems, compliance regulations, and knowledge of green, high performance materials, appliances, equipment and whole building optimization methods.
Rock, Soil, Sand
Rock, Soil, Sand and "common materials" that have high sustainable value in habitats that grow vegetation, carry water streams, and provide the structure of our earth. By using these building materials wisely, we can work with natural systems for more sustainable communities.
Edited by Carolyn Allen, Managing Editor of Solutions For Green