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Green Homes for Sale

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Green Homes for Sale

Green Homes for Sale
By Lora Davis

If you were looking at real estate ads and saw one that stated «green homes for sale», you may at first wonder why anyone would a listing stating the color of their home. This is not what this type of ad means. It is just stating that the homes for sale are earth friendly and energy efficient. Green homes for sale are being built in an effort to less the carbon footprints we leave behind.

When you purchase a green home they will contains all or some of the following features that are earth friendly.

• Fiber cement siding

• Alternative power system like wind and solar

• Recycled building insulation

• No VOC stains and paints, which stands for volatile organic compound...

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Choosing the Best Green Home Builder

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Choosing the Best Green Home Builder
By Lora Davis

Today many people are «going green», which means that they are becoming environmentally friendly in how they live their lives and minimizing the harm done to the earth. When some people decide to build their home from the bottom up, they decide to have a green home builder build their home. This contractor would build their home with low environmental and energy efficiency in mind. To find a green home builder you should talk to the contractors in your area. Some that will travel to your area to build your home but their services will add more expense to the cost of your home.

To ensure that you will have the best green home builder ask them what type of building material they will use...

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The Theory Of Natural, Healthy Materials And The Building Technology

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The Theory Of Natural, Healthy Materials And The Building Technology
By Yamini Kumar

Designers across the globe value the pre-design process to establish the interests of the client, emotional expression and psychological needs. But a clear imbalance still exists…

Care needs to be taken with all material types and attention given to treatments and processing in product manufacture. A pungent chemical, Formaldehyde is used in the manufacturing of many products, including synthetic carpeting especially underlays, particleboard, insulation, paints, adhesives, plywood, foam cushions and cosmetics. It is also used to soften fabrics and improve paper absorbency in paper towels. Research now shows that when it off-gases, it can irritate eyes, cause allergic reactions and trigger asthma.

Often s...

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Green Architecture: Changing the Home Design Trends of Today

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Green Architecture: Changing the Home Design Trends of Today

Green Architecture: Changing the Home Design Trends of Today
By Silvia Stefanova

Whether you are considering a home renovation or exploring designs for a new house, one of the common suggestions that you will get both from architects and engineers is to make it adaptive and earth-friendly. For those who may not be too inclined on the technical details of home designs, «adaptive» and «earth-friendly» are just words, that also often appeal to be expensive and complicated to achieve.

However, with the ever changing trends in home designs, we need to start equipping ourselves with knowledge on economical yet safe home design choices...

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3 Reasons to Invest in Eco Friendly Properties

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3 Reasons to Invest in Eco Friendly Properties

3 Reasons to Invest in Eco Friendly Properties
By Desare A Kohn-Laski

Rewarding yourself with a new house? Why not go green and eco-friendly? It has plenty of benefits, 3 of which are discussed below.

Eco-friendly homes use natural materials during construction

There are many choices of eco-friendly construction materials. They range from recycled wood, half-raw and half-recycled, and those made from dirt, straw, and clay. According to experts, materials of these made contribute less to the greenhouse effect. They trap less of harmful gases while allowing for a freer entry of natural light and air in and out of the house.

Overall, environment-friendly homes are known to exhibit better indoor environment quality...

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