09 Nov '11, 9pm

Sustainable buildings: Choosing the right materials - Mother Nature Network

Sustainable buildings: Choosing the right materials - Mother Nature Network

You’re the kind of person who’s always looking to minimize your environmental footprint. You bought that fuel-efficient vehicle and spearheaded the charge to implement your office’s recycling program. Now you’re ready to build a new home—your dream home—and you want to do so in the most environmentally-responsible way possible. You’re in luck: by using reclaimed building materials and materials with recycled content as well as by purchasing energy-efficient appliances, you can make your home a truly sustainable building.

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