Greening Your Home: Sustainable Options For Every …

Greening Your Home: Sustainable Options For Every System In Your House

Choose Green Systems That Conserve Resources While Matching Your Budget and Lifestyle A vital conservation and money-saving tool, Greening Your Home provides helpful information that will help you select sustainable green options that match your specific needs for every system in your house. This one-stop guide provides the latest information on systems and materials that conserve resources for a cleaner, more energy-efficient home. From the lively writing, with illustrations and examples, you will learn how to incorporate sustainability into your house in beautiful, cost-effective, and environmentally responsible ways. Both inspirational and practical, Greening Your Home features: A wealth of green building and remodeling options for homeowners Photographs and information on green products and systems and their advantages Your Complete Guide to a Green, Energy-Efficient Home Material Options: Structural Insulated Panels Low-VOC Paints Replacement Windows Green Certified Doors Glass Block Fly Ash Concrete Bamboo and Cork Flooring Plastic Plumbing Pipe Red Cedar Siding Recycled Insulation Recent Technology: Power Consumption Monitors Timers and Motion Sensors Low-Flow Plumbing Fixtures On-demand Water Heaters Radiant In-floor Heating Heat and Energy Recovery Ventilators Whole-house Fans Spray Foam Insulation Induction Cooktops Horizontal Axis Washers/Dryers Green Practices: Reducing Your Carbon Footprint Green Power Saving Money Twice Community-Supported Agriculture Growing Your Own Food Composting Biodegradables Using Graywater Making Your Own Cleaning Products Reusing Containers Xeriscaping