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Green construction is a hot new trend in building and construction. Green construction involves using recycled materials and utilizing the concepts of sustainable design. As the concepts gain popularity, using them will become second nature.

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Quiz: Can your house be LEED certified?

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10 Influential Green Architects

10 Influential Green Architects

These influential green architects were pioneers in sustainable architecture. Learn about the top 10 influential green architects. See more »

How are hospitals going green?

How are hospitals going green?

How are hospitals going green? Learn about green innovations in hospital construction and administration. See more »

Top 10 Green Technologies for the Home

Top 10 Green Technologies for the Home

Green technologies for the home include more than just solar heaters and rain barrels. Learn about the top 10 green technologies for the home. See more »

How Air Curtains Work

How Air Curtains Work

Air curtains are streams of air that behave like doors. Learn how air curtains can block out burglars, cold winds, insects and pollutants. See more »

Are hotels going green?

Are hotels going green?

Are hotels going green? Learn about some of the ways hotels are going green. See more »

Will going green affect your pets?

Will going green affect your pets?

Will going green affect your pets? Find out ways to reduce your pets' carbon footprints while going green. See more »

Are there green home inspections?

Are there green home inspections?

Are there green home inspections? If you're making home improvements or trying to buy or sell a house, learn how green home inspections can help. See more »

Top 10 Green Advances in Residential Building

Top 10 Green Advances in Residential Building

What are the biggest new technologies in building green homes? Read about 10 green advances in residential building. See more »

10 Things to Look for in a Green Contractor

10 Things to Look for in a Green Contractor

Want to build or renovate in a environmentally friendly way? Read about 10 things to look for in a green contractor. See more »

Has green construction made an impact on the environment yet?

Has green construction made an impact on the environment yet?

Has green construction made an impact on the environment yet? Read about whether or not green construction has really helped the environment. See more »