Green Remodel Forum
January, 2013

This new year we have an early start. Just last week Green Remodel Forum partnered with SunShot (Department of Energy Sunshot Initiative Rooftop Solar Challenge) and other local non profit organizations to host a solar financing workshop for the East Bay homeowners in San Ramon, CA.

As advocate of green homes, we participate in green or community events. Often times, people ask us where to buy green products. We’ve recently started a Green Home Store section, accessible from the Shop tab, in our website. This is work in progress; we plan to add more products and features. If you know or have experience with good green products or materials, we like to hear from you, and we can add them to the Green Home Store.

New Articles/Posts
Solar Financing Workshop for Residential Properties
Green Remodel Forum was in partnership with SunShot (Department of Energy Sunshot Initiative Rooftop Solar Challenge), Contra Costa Economic Partnership, Diablo Innovation Alliance, Contra Costa ... more
Right Sizing Your Solar PV Purchase
Because of technology advancement and industry maturity, solar PV system prices are at all time low. Installed costs are between $4 to $5 per watt. The 30% federal tax credit is still in effect ... more
Sundong Kwong Interviewed by GreenEarthEquities
In December 2012, Dave Robinson of GreenEarthEquities invited me for an interview about the Green Remodel Forum on his weekly webinar. As an industry recognized leader in home energy efficiency ... more
5 Big Reasons for Greening Your Home
In the past people often think that "green" is about recycling and more recently about saving energy. To me, "green" is a collective term for sustainability. Remodeling an existing home or ... more
BuildingGreen 2013 Top-10 Awards
BuildingGreen, publisher of Environmental Building News, announced its Top-10 Green Building Products for 2013 at the GreenBuild Conference in San Francisco. This is their eleventh annual Top ... more
How to Choose an Advanced Water Heater
by Larry Weingarten, General Contractor and Water Heater Expert Choosing a water heater is getting to be a little more complicated than in the old days, but it's worth it because the right ... more
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Some Upcoming Events
"The Revolutionary Yardscape: Creative Solutions For Garden Design"
Description: A pioneer in the art of using recycled materials in cutting-edge garden design, Matthew Levesque is the program director ...
Date: January 24, 2013
Location: The Gardens at Heather Farm - 1540 Marchbanks Drive Walnut Creek, ... more
Conserving Water in the Landscape
Description: Presented by Contra Costa Master Gardeners Susan Morrison & Roxy Wolosenko. Learn practices that will help you conserve ...
Date: February 7, 2013
Location: San Ramon Library, 100 Montgomery St., San Ramon, CA ... more
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