Small Steps to a Green Remodel: The Green Remodeler's Guide

From planning to hiring contractors and shopping for materials, our guide will help you customize the perfect remodel for your home and lifestyle.

Burton is adept at incorporating design features that make spaces feel large. In the bedroom, a corner of windows opens the room to the outdoors, and a sliding door saves floor space. Committed to creating a healthy home, Burton chose bare floors—wheatboard in the bedroom and living room, Marmoleum in the kitchen—to minimize indoor pollutants. He installed an energy-recovery ventilator with high-efficiency air filters to supply fresh, clean air to the tightly sealed interior.
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