Green Remodeling

Green practices in home building and remodeling have marked a shift in the way we live today. Homes built today are 100% more energy-efficient than homes built in the 1970s. Green improvements can save money and help protect the environment. Browse this section for more information about ways to make renovation projects more sustainable, and how to certify a remodeling project to the ICC 700 National Green Building Standard.

Green Remodeling
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A collaborative effort between the International Code Council (ICC) and NAHB, NGBS outlines the green practices that can be incorporated into new homes, including multifamily buildings, as well as home remodeling and additions, hotels and dormitories and residential land developments.
2013
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Build Green and Save: Protecting the Earth and Your Bottom Line by Matt Belcher leads you through the residential construction process and details how you can apply green building techniques that will benefit your business, your relationships with your customers, your reputation and your bottom …
10/2/2014
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Remodelers should note this settlement of environmental marketing claims by companies that violate the FTC regulations and green guidelines.
8/27/2014
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