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Top 10 Remodeling Solutions for Energy Savings
From energy conservation to green building techniques to new materials... water conservation and human behaviors -- important new trends and innovations are changing the roof over our heads.
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.
Home Improvement Loan Calculators
According to a recent Remodeling Activity Indicator conducted by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies, homeowners spent $149.5 billion on remodeling during 2005, representing an increase of 4.3 percent over 2004 levels.
Home Equity Lines of Credit, HELOCs
Home equity lines of credit, HELOCs, provide one way to finance home remodeling and home energy efficiency improvements. We bring you solutions for working with financial and credit issues in the marketplace.
Home Improvement Solutions
Home improvement solutions balance construction costs with long term savings in energy, health and wellbeing, water conservation and quality of life such as noise levels, views out the window, temperature control and pollution reduction.
Home Improvement Loans
Home improvement loans, tax incentives, product rebates and subsidies benefit families, communities, the national economy and the planet by reducing energy use, water use and other precious natural resources.
Single home and multifamily home remodeling solutions include weatherization, energy efficiency, plumbing, roofing, landscaping and indoor air quality solutions. Learn about green home solutions.
Water Systems for Remodeling
Water systems include plumbing, hot water heaters, gray water systems, landscape irrigation, stormwater runoff and cleaning systems. Efficient, effective conservation of water saves money and our natural resources, we highlight solutions.
Edited by Carolyn Allen, Managing Editor of Solutions For Green