Thursday, December 23, 2010

Practical Green Remodeling:

Many in the Construction Industry, especially as to remodeling and up-fits, have incorporated energy saving needs into the projects. In many cases not only to enhance the possible energy savings but deaden sound and more.

Down-to-Earth Solutions for Everyday Homes

December 21, 2010 - Green construction doesn't have to happen from the ground up. Builder Barry Katz advocates remodeling to make a house more environmentally sensitive in his book, "Practical Green Remodeling: Down-To-Earth Solutions for Everyday Homes".

Katz emphasizes that the book isn't a how-to guide but rather a "what-to book," a compilation of possibilities designed to help readers see what they can achieve through remodeling. He offers a wealth of ideas for conserving resources or making a home healthier or more energy-efficient, from simple strategies such as caulking to large-scale projects such as major additions.

Profiles of several remodeling projects let readers see how other homeowners have achieved their green goals. {continued}

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