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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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Are hotels going green?

Hotels, especially luxury ones, have a reputation for excess and conspicuous consumption, but that's all changing. Get on the green hotel bandwagon in this article.


Why isn't green construction required by law?

Why isn't green construction required by law?

Why isn't green construction required by law? If building green is so good for the environment, shouldn't everything we build be green? See more »

Are green homes more expensive to insure?

Are green homes more expensive to insure?

Are green homes more expensive to insure? Read about the cost of insuring a green home at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Top 10 Cities for Green Construction

Top 10 Cities for Green Construction

Which cities are doing the most environmentally-conscious building? Check out the top 10 cities for green construction at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Did any part of the construction industry escape the bubble burst?

Did any part of the construction industry escape the bubble burst?

Did any part of the construction industry escape the bubble burst? Read about the green construction industry and how it could become stronger than ever. See more »

Is nanotechnology changing the face of the construction industry?

Is nanotechnology changing the face of the construction industry?

Is nanotechnology changing the face of the construction industry? Read about nanotechnology and how it could change the way we build. See more »

Top 10 Green Advances in Commercial Building

Top 10 Green Advances in Commercial Building

Commercial buildings are getting in on the eco-building trend. Read about the top 10 green advances in commercial building at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Do you have to get a special permit to build green?

Do you have to get a special permit to build green?

The paperwork that any construction requires can cause bigger headaches than the jackhammers that come later. Is building green even more of a pain? See more »

How To Mount a Solar Panel, in 7 Steps

How To Mount a Solar Panel, in 7 Steps

How to mount a solar panel in 7 steps. Learn how to mount a solar panel in 7 steps with this article. See more »

How to Build a Magnetic Generator

Do you know how to build a small model magnetic generator? Find out how to build a small model magnetic generator in this article from HowStuffWorks. See more »

The Ultimate Tree House Quiz

The Ultimate Tree House Quiz

People have been building tree houses for centuries. Take this quiz to find out why tree houses are becoming so popular and how you can make yours safe. See more »