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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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What's more energy efficient for warmer climates: shingles or a metal roof?

When it comes to roofing, materials matter -- especially in a hot climate. So when it comes down to asphalt shingles or a metal roof, which really is better?


10 Creative Uses for Old Mattresses

 10 Creative Uses for Old Mattresses

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10 Green Kitchen Cabinet Designs

 10 Green Kitchen Cabinet Designs

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10 Things You Need to Know About Wood Pellet Fireplaces

 10 Things You Need to Know About Wood Pellet Fireplaces

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Are pellet fireplaces the most efficient fireplaces?

 Are pellet fireplaces the most efficient fireplaces?

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Are clay roofing tiles a green choice?

 Are clay roofing tiles a green choice?

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What's the best way for apartment-dwellers to compost?

 What's the best way for apartment-dwellers to compost?

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Top 10 Green Heating and Cooling Technologies

 Top 10 Green Heating and Cooling Technologies

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Which are better for the environment, geothermal heating systems or geothermal cooling systems?

 Which are better for the environment, geothermal heating systems or geothermal cooling systems?

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10 Green Countertops

 10 Green Countertops

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Can you green your mortar and sealants?

 Can you green your mortar and sealants?

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