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Smart Growth and Affordable Housing

Post in Remodeling in 2013

A smart growth approach to housing—compact in nature, green in design and construction, and transit-rich in options—can help both communities and their residents be better stewards of the environment and achieve more affordable, livable communities. The conventional approach to housing—large-lot,…

Why Build Green?

Post in Remodeling in 2013

In the United States, buildings account for: 39 percent of total energy use 12 percent of the total water consumption 68 percent of total electricity consumption 38 percent of the carbon dioxide emissions A list of additional statistics on buildings…