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  • Awards for "Green" Remodeling

    The winners of the 2007 REMODELING Design Awards showcase the best in residential and light commercial remodeling across the country. From an island house addition to a log house update to a paint factory renovation, these projects highlight the work of talented design and construction teams.

  • How Remodelers Can Embrace Green

    These days, the buzz about "green" is evident everywhere. It is also appearing more frequently in the remodeling industry, but owners of remodeling businesses are still asking themselves how to embrace the subject and make it an integral part of their company culture.

  • Recycling opportunities for construction materials

    The worthy goal of diverting construction materials from the landfill is fraught with obstacles, but recycling opportunities are growing.

  • Selling efficient, sustainable projects to customers.

    Once you've challenged yourself to be the greenest remodeler you can be, the next challenge is: How do you sell efficient, sustainable projects to customers? To remodelers making a foray into this niche, we advise leaving the green-wash mentality at the door.

  • Green remodeling is going mainstream.

    As This Old House producer Deborah Hood says, people no longer need view green as experimental or expensive. "We're learning that green is basically just good planning and smart building." And green remodelers echo that sentiment. They're as likely to use words such as "high-performance" when...

  • How savvy remodelers sell green

    From products to techniques, green building proliferates in the remodeling industry. Here's how savvy businesses sell the concept.