Thanks to a grant from The Sierra Club, Homes for Our Troops will provide free green homes to returning injured veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan.
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The newest structural element has been used in Asia for years. Now it is tested and certified for use in the western world. It can be grown and harvested in three years, and is actually good for the environment. But, will it catch on?
A survey by the National Association of Home Builders highlights the features that owners are most interested in when it comes to green homes.
A recent study showed that LEED and Energy Star certified buildings had higher occupancy and lease rates, proving that green building really is worth the extra effort.
Air leaks in a building cost money. Find out how to fix them in existing buildings, and suggestions for designers on how to prevent them.
Follow this homeowner as she learns about energy efficient windows, and, most importantly, finds out if they really do save money.