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Decorate & Design
Decorate & Design

Build the best-looking eco-home on the block.  From materials to trims to finishes, supporting sustainability doesn’t mean sacrificing aesthetics.  Discover tasteful natural alternatives for your floors, siding, roofing and more.  In the yard, learn how walkways, pools, irrigation systems and decks can be built with resource conservation in mind.  Green design?  It is within reach.

 
 
Interior & Exterior Finishes

Interior & Exterior Finishes

  • Floor Finishes
  • Explore natural, sustainable flooring alternatives that are better for your health.
  • Exterior Finishes & Trim
  • Discover eco-friendly decking, siding and roofing options for your home’s exterior.
  • Finishing Materials
  • From floors to walls to ceilings, find green materials for the finishes around your home.
 
 
Green Home Design

Green Home Design

  • Home Energy Waste
  • Are you wasting household energy?  Find the energy hogs in your home and tame them.
  • Refitting your Home
  • Make your home more energy efficient with insulation, efficient windows and Energy Star appliances.
  • Natural Design
  • Use passive design to build a green home that heats and cools itself.
 
 
Landscape & Backyard

Landscape & Backyard

  • Landscaping
  • Evaluate your property and create a landscape that maximizes the environment.
  • Backyard
  • Create an efficient and sustainable backyard landscape with tips on walkways, pools, irrigation and decking.
 
 
Green Building Terms A-Z

Green Building Terms A-Z

    Consider this your point of central access to every green building and landscaping concept imaginable.  Learn about cool roofing, passive design, xeriscaping, brown field, daylighting and more.  We’ll show you what the method is, why it’s important, where it can be used and how it may apply to your home and yard.  Start working your way through the alphabet today!

     

    Click here for common green building terms

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