Green Materials Guide: Your Guide to Materials for Green Home Improvement, Remodeling and Renovation (Slideshow)


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There are few simple choices when it comes to building or renovating a home. From colors to style, location to design, there's an awful lot to consider; part of that consideration is the impact each step will have on the planet. Thankfully, you don't have to settle for materials whose production or use has a big-time negative impact on the planet.

Enter the Green Materials Guide, a new feature over on our sister site, Planet Green. We've put together information and resources on the materials you might need for any home construction, renovation or remodeling job. From the building blocks of a structure, to the system you use to heat and cool it, to the decorations and decor you choose for the walls, the guide is stacked full of green info to help navigate the increasingly busy world of green home improvement; here's a quick peek at everything the guide contains.

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