Home Building Resources
people are aware of environmental issues and concerns than
ever before. For many, this means going green and, when
possible, making choices that have the lowest possible
negative impact on the environment. This eco-friendly
behavior can be seen in various industries such as
construction and home design. Home builders are increasingly
shifting toward greener home building practices that are
more environmentally responsible. When researching green
homes, one will find resources that discuss how building
green results in the more efficient use of water and energy.
In addition, they will also find that these building
practices reduce degradation of the environment and produce
less waste and contamination. Resources for green home
building also include the use of materials from renewable
For more green building resources, see the list below.
Recycling Links, Including a Guide from a Home
Improvement Site: The Green Team of Carbon County
website provides this list of recycling links for kids.
Pledge Program for Individuals: Families who live in
the city of Auburn may visit this Healthy Auburn Waters
site for information on the I-Pledge program. On the
page, visitors will find a sign-up form for children and
individuals or families as well as a list of references.
Earth and Conservation: This Landstown Middle School
web page features a list of conservation and recycling
Normal Primary School Learning Links: Parents and
teachers who visit this web page will find fun links for
primary school children. The links on this page are
about physics, sustainability, math topics. On this
page, visitors will also find links to e-learning
Colorado e-learning Articles: Visit this web page
for two articles that were sent to the Green Colorado
website by children. The articles are green and
Repair and Water Damage Restoration: Anyone whose
home has water damage will want to read this information
about the costs associated with water damage, including
clean up and repair.
Home Improvement Fads Come and Go, But the Need for
Financing Holds Steady: Before remodeling the
kitchen, homeowners should click this link to The Home
Story website to read about top kitchen trends and
Best Tips for an Eco-Friendly Home, Including Home
Repair: Visit this blog for the Building Performance
Institute, Inc. to get tips on how to make one's home
more eco-friendly. The page features a list of six tips
and their descriptions.
Bought Drain Cleaners Doing More Harm Than Good:
Before pouring store-bought drain cleaner in the sink,
people should read about the potential damage that it
may cause. The page also gives alternatives to using
chemical drain cleaners.
Improvement and Other Information for Sellers:
Anyone selling their home should click on this link for
helpful real estate related links. The page also
includes air quality and oil tank resources as well.
May Make Home Repair After Water Damage Expensive:
Restoration following water damage can be expensive
depending on the extent of the damage. Read this article
on the USA Home Remodeling website to read an article
about water damage and the things that contribute to its
Improvement Catalyst: Strategy and Framework: Click
this link to visit the Office of Energy Efficiency and
Renewable Energy. On this page, site visitors will find
a link to the Home Improvement Catalyst.
Grants for Disabled Veterans: Disabled veterans who
want housing information may click this link to read
about select housing grants. The page also includes
information on eligibility requirements for both
programs, benefits, and how to apply. Visitors to the
website will also find videos.
of Consumer Protection - Home Improvements:
Residents of Montgomery County can visit this Office of
Consumer Protection web page for a list of questions and
answers about home improvements.
Improvement Courses: Students who are interested in
or taking home improvement courses at Temple University
will find course links.
Decorating: People don't often think of math when
decorating their home. Click on this link to the
Annenberg Learner website to read a Math in Daily Life
article on home decorating and math.
Improvement Assistance: The Maricopa Human Services
Department offers home improvement assistance to its
residents. On this page, visitors to the site will find
information about the Maricopa County Human Services
Department including information on what is covered.
Home Improvement (Seasonal Part-Time): On this page,
students at Campbellsville University will find a
part-time season job ad for Lowe's.
Home Improvement Program: Read about the Metro Home
Improvement Program, which is designed to help with
repairs to homes. The City of Grimes page that features
this information also includes links to an application
and a brochure.
Improvement Program: Torrance residents interested
in home improvement will find information about the
area's Home Improvement Program on this page. In
addition, they are also given a link to an application
Improvement Classes: Get information on the home
improvement classes offered at Erwin Technical College
by clicking on this link. People interested in taking
this class will find information such as class dates,
prerequisites, and other pertinent details.