13 TIPS FOR BUILDING AN ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY HOUSE: The benefits of building green are plentiful, and there’s no shortage of information and tips on how to go for a green build or remodel. This infographic by Green Home Gnome gives 13 tips for building a green home, including choosing environmentally-friendly building materials like Structural Insulation Panels (SIPs) and natural finishes, introducing solar power, and going for green HVAC technology.
30 Eco-Chic Houses Made of 10 Types of Recycled Materials
Building with tires is good for the environment - but I'm not sure about the homeowners. As the tires slowly break down they're releasing chemicals into the home. If you build with tires be sure to seal them completely for at least a partial barrier of protection.
What to Consider Before Building a Shipping Container Home
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How To Choose the Right Plywood | Plywood is a great material for building projects. But not all plywood is created equal. Here's what you need to know about the three basic types of plywood you'll find in home centers: sheathing, sanded plywood, and hardwood plywood (cabinet grade).