Consumers' guide to green

LORRAINE ALEXANDERInspired Interior Design

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Remodeling green, what can you gain?
  • Improved indoor air quality
  • A non-toxic, environmentally friendly home that supports health and wellness
  • Substantial energy savings
  • Water conservation resulting in lower bills
  • A climate comfortable home
  • Peace of mind- Knowing your efforts contribute to a better environmental future

Greener remodeling for a healthy home

Greener remodeling involves smart choices from consumers, designers and contractors. It is a selection process that carefully weighs product variables such as eco-friendliness, durability, recyclability and energy savings. This environmental approach, if done properly, will reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and reduce freshwater demand and waste-water. Best of all, green improvements will enhance your living space. There will be many considerations for you ahead when planning your green remodel project. It will take time, patience, research and organization on your part. As a consumer you will be making responsible choices that directly affect the environment and the health of your family. This guide will support your first steps toward rethinking this process, ultimately moving you toward a healthier, greener home, whether your goal is as simple as new flooring and paint, or a large scale renovation.

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