Green Home Guide roundup: Natural stone, non-PV solar and restoring an old home
On Fridays, USGBC shares green home-related content curated from around the web. If you see a great article on aspects of environmentally friendly home living such as green building, renovation, energy use or cleaning, please send it our way.
- Inhabitat details some of the special characteristics of natural stone as an indoor or outdoor building material for green homes, such as durability, aesthetics and passive heating and cooling capability.
Beyond rooftop solar panels, there are lots of other ways to harness solar energy for your home. Scan Proud Green Home's quick list of seven solar applications.
- If you are looking to renovate an older or historic home, Old House Web offers a series of videos with tips, "Going Green in an Old Home." Watch their first video, "Old Is the New Green."