Posts tagged: Construction

Green Buildings Improve Health In Public Housing

Public housing is generally not good for your health, but newly renovated, environmentally friendly buildings could change that. By: Nathan Collins Hear the phrase “green building,” and you probably think about sustainable buildings and environmentally sound engineering. You probably don’t think about potential health benefits to public housing projects. But, a new study shows, one of green building’s many […]

Newest Innovating Green Building Materials

Each and every year, new and intriguing green building materials that promise energy efficiency and performance hit the market surrounded by quite a bit of buzz. Technology drives much of the innovation when it comes to green building materials, and many of the latest products on the market increase the use of reusable, recyclable materials. […]

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 […]

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 […]

The New-Build Solar Opportunity

As many Americans who bought a home in the mid-2000s might remember, it was generally very good business to buy and live in a home, flip it, move and get a predictable double-digit return on investment. For many in the real estate industry, these were the golden days, when homes were being constructed like wildfire […]