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303764main greenbuilding2"Green building" is the practice of designing and constructing environmentally and ecologically conscious and responsible structures. Sometimes referred to as "green construction" or "sustainable building", the movement has seen a dramatic increase in popularity over the last decade. This is especially true within the home building trade, where consumers and builders alike have become more knowledgeable not only about the positive impact of of the trend toward green building but also about the material options available. Bright Hub has compiled a comprehensive collection of resources aimed at providing the latest information in this ever-evolving field.

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Latest Articles on Green Building
A Comprehensive Guide to Going Green on Your Home Build

Are you thinking about building or remodeling your home but want to do it in an environmentally friendly way? Here at Bright Hub we’ve got you covered from information on...

How Building Green Got Its Start

When did designers first become interested in building green homes? Today, we are still at the beginning of the Eco construction movement, as solar panels, renewable materials,...

Top Five Green Business Startup Ideas

The recent green revolution has opened up doors to many new green business ideas. Even existing businesses are going green to save the environment and also to reduce business expenses...

Glass Block Reusing Ideas for the Home

An ideal building material for home remodeling and green construction, glass blocks are efficient, durable, sustainable, and recyclable. Salvaged blocks also have value. Learn about...

Most Popular Articles on Green Building
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    How Building Green Got Its Start

    When did designers first become interested in building green homes? Today, we are still at the beginning of the Eco construction movement, as solar panels, renewable materials, and efficient design...

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    Top Five Green Business Startup Ideas

    The recent green revolution has opened up doors to many new green business ideas. Even existing businesses are going green to save the environment and also to reduce business expenses. This article discusses...

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    A Comprehensive Guide to Going Green on Your Home Build

    Are you thinking about building or remodeling your home but want to do it in an environmentally friendly way? Here at Bright Hub we’ve got you covered from information on bamboo floorboards to...

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    Buildings Constructed from Rammed Earth

    Rammed earth building technology is centuries old. It includes mixing soil with appropriate percentages of gravel, clay, sand and water into a damp workable mixture. Walls are formed by pouring the mix...

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    An Investigation into Straw as a Natural Green Building Material

    We previously looked at wood to be the best natural green building material, now we will examine the use of straw as a green building material. Straw has great insulating properties, however the main...

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What is Green Building Certification?

The term "green building certification" can have a very narrow definition, or a broad definition, depending on the project, the region, or the professionals working on a project...

Factors that Make Green Building a Cost Effective Choice

There are so many reasons why eco building methods can save homeowners and businesses money in the long run. Do you know what these factors are? Continue reading to learn, what...