Building Green Homes

A sustainable house is more than just a home built with green building materials.  It offers a number of benefits to you and your family, in addition to being gentle on the environment!

Whether you are planning to build your dream log or timber home, or you are adding an addition to your existing home, you can include sustainable building techniques and materials to your home.  A sustainable house is more comfortable and healthier for your family.

You may be wondering if going green is just another fad.

The truth is that we are just seeing the tip of the ice burg at this time, but more and more people are becoming aware of the advantages of green living.

And, as they put pressure on builders, the trends will continue, because green living will help to save our environment, and it produces a healthier and more comfortable home than traditional building methods.

And, in addition, you will pay less for maintenance, water usage and utilities in years to come.

If the concept of living in a green home is new to you, you’ll want to check out Green Building & Remodeling For Dummies, an excellent resource that explains the concepts in easy to understand language for beginners!

The following articles will explore the advantages and disadvantages of a sustainable house and going green at home, whether you are building a new home or remodeling your current home.