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The importance of Green Home Building Practices

In this video, Paul discusses green home building practices with Ben Brashen on Brashenomics.

Further Reading:

What is green building?
This link provides a definition of green building, the impacts on the built environment, human health and the natural environment.

Why build green?
This link explains why green building is important and its potential environmental, economic, and social benefits.

7 best practices for building affordable green homes
This article by Michelle Desiderio, director of Green Building Programs, and John Peavey, director of Applied Technology, NAHB Research Center, explains how design and construction tactics builders use minimizes the cost premium for green; proving that going green does not have to cost more.

 

About Olga Lockhart

Olga Lockhart, Marketing Manager for Pathway Design & Construction, researches, analyzes, and writes about these key topics: Universal Design, Aging in Place, Northwest building & Seattle remodeling trends, air quality issues, and solutions, during construction. She's also willing to chat about travel and culture out of the office.

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