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The Hidden Workhorses: 5 Green Products You Should be Using in Your Home Remodel

Install LED lighting to take advantage of energy savings and recent improvements in quality and warmth. Photo: BR Electric, 1016

Install LED lighting to take advantage of energy savings and recent improvements in appearance. Photo: BR Electric, 2016

Ready to remodel and interested in sustainability? Of course, you should implement well-known Green building solutions such as using sustainable countertop materials and energy-efficient appliances. But according to Don Knapp, a spokesperson for Build it Green, there are many lesser-known Green materials you can utilize to make your remodeling project more environmentally-friendly. Continue reading “The Hidden Workhorses: 5 Green Products You Should be Using in Your Home Remodel” »

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Green Building: Eight Ways to Make Your Home Improvement Project Environmentally-Friendly

Last fall, we published a long piece about how to make different types of Bay Area homes more energy efficient (download the free e-book here). This month, we’ve distilled the wisdom offered in that post and added a few more Green tips in honor of March, the greenest of months. Enjoy!

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Go green! This month, take steps to make your home remodeling project eco-friendly. Photo: Reilly Designs, 2016

1. Implement a whole-house solution
Richard Hiteshew of A-1 Guaranteed Heating & Air, Inc. says people who want to “Green up” their homes should “reduce before they produce.” Continue reading “Green Building: Eight Ways to Make Your Home Improvement Project Environmentally-Friendly” »

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