Posts tagged: Building material

Going Green: 5 Eco-Friendly Materials To Use When Building A Green Home

The materials you choose during your home’s construction will have a lasting impact on the environment. Knowing how to incorporate environmentally friendly options into your materials list will help you to reduce your ecological footprint by using less nonrenewable resources, contributing less to landfills, and consuming less energy in the process. Here are 5 eco-friendly […]

Making Your Home Green

Sponsored Guest Post The world is changing rapidly. The environment is one of the bigger facets affected by these changes, and not for the better. We are losing more water than we create it, rivers are drying, coastlines are rising, winters are getting colder; you name it. These negative and scary aspects of the globe […]

Sustainable Building 101

  Building sustainable and energy efficient structures has become very popular over the last few years. Homeowners are always looking for ways to reduce their carbon footprints and reduce their energy consumption and costs, and sustainable or green construction techniques fulfill both of those needs. The goal of sustainable or green building is to reduce […]

My House Is Deconstructing!

Here’s a bulletin: building materials account for a big 40% of the waste in the U.S….so the emphasis on demolition of our aging structures is shifting to deconstruction, where doors, windows, sinks, hardwood floors (the list goes on and on) are being rescued, sold at terrific prices, and reused. Courtesy: todaysgreenminute.com Tweet

Landcom’s New Eco-Living Home is Greencycle

By Lynne Blundell Landcom has opened its second Eco-Living Display Home, Greencycle, one of three homes it is developing to promote sustainable building products and construction methods (see our earlier story on this) Located at The Ponds in Sydney’s north-west, The Greencycle home has a seven star rating and features building materials and products that […]