Is it greener to renovate or rebuild?

Lots More Information

Related HowStuffWorks Articles


  • Chait, Jennifer. "35 ideas for building a greener house." RiverWired. May 14, 2008. Accessed March 9, 2009.
  • Cramer, Maggie. "From nasty nest to green possibilities." New Life Journal. April 1, 2008.
  • Cramer, Maggie. "Is it really 'green' or just greenwashing?" New Life Journal. April 2008.
  • Grant, Alyson. "Think green when renovating at home." CanWest News Service. September 27, 2007.
  • Soens, Robert and Guokas, Jody. "Renovate or rebuild: an eco-conscious homeowners conundrum: green builders Robert Soens and Jody Guokas take a look at both sides of the puzzling problem." New Life Journal. April 2008.
  • Stiffler, Lisa. "If house has to go, at least it can go 'green' -- piece by piece." Seattle Post-Intelligencer. August 19, 2007. Accessed March 9, 2009.
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. "What's in a building? Composition and analysis of C&D debris." Accessed March 9, 2009.