Green building principles promote resource efficiency, the use of renewable and non-toxic building materials, and an overall reduction of the built environment’s impact on human heath and the natural environment. There are many changes you can make in your home to make it healthier and more resource efficient. “Green” remodeling can be as simple as replacing old appliances or it can be a complete redesign to maximize efficiency. This page will help you incorporate elements of green building into your home. Visit the Neighborhood section for ways to incorporate elements of smart growth into your community.
Explore what YOU can do to incorporate green building elements into your home: