Before heading out for the weekend, here are our editors’ picks of the top green-building stories from for this past week, March 25-29.

  • Own a Home = Use Less Energy?
    A while back, data  from the U.S. Energy Information Administration found that renters use more energy per square foot than homeowners. This week, the Harvard Joint Center for Housing offered up some thoughts on what may drive this trend. Read more here.
  •  Rubber Revived
    Our new column that launched earlier this year called How It’s Made takes a behind-the-scenes look at how scrap tires are reclaimed and repurposed into building products. What other products would you like to see profiled? Leave us a note below.

 Now you tell us: What was your favorite read of the week?