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Benefits of Green Remodel
Building Guide
  • Green Plumbing – Your information source on green plumbing technologies for radiant hydronic heating, solar hot water and other plumbing projects …
  • Read Before You Ventilate – Practical recommendations on ventilation …
Design
Energy Management
  • Landscaping – A well-designed landscape not only can add beauty to your home but it also can reduce your heating and cooling costs …
  • How Much Insulation Do I Need – Depends on a number of factors …
Financing
Healthy Home
Materials
  • How To Get Insulation Done Properly – Oak Ridge National Lab’s fact sheet on adding insulating exisitng homes …
  • Selecting Green Paint – Advice for a home that makes you feel good. Every week we publish interviews, tips, and case studies from green building professionals, …
Products
Project Planning and Advice
Rebates and Tax Credits
Water Conservation
  • Rebates for ENERGY STAR® Appliances – Thumbnail image of the map showing approved State Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Programs. Each state and U.S. territory designed …
  • Top 5 Actions – Check out the Top 5 Actions to discover some of the best ways to save water in and around your home. …

This forum provides you with resources about home renovation, improvement, makeover and repair topics such as air condition, bathroom design, bathroom remodel, cabinet replacement, construction, drought tolerant landscape, flooring, furnace, furniture, gardening, heating system, home appliances, home insulation, interior design, kitchen design, landscape replacement, moisture management, non-toxic material, paint selection, plumbing, retrofit, roof replacement, saving water, solar panel, water conservation, and many others. While we focus on issues in California, particularly in the San Francisco Bay Area, San Jose, Oakland, Cupertino, Danville, Fremont, Marin, Mountain View, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, Sausalito, Solano, Sonoma, most information is applicable in all parts of USA as well as the rest of the world.