Green Home Guide roundup: Green walls, home sites and houseplants
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.
- In "Green Building 101: How to Choose the Best Spot for Your Dream Green Home," Inhabitat shares a slideshow of factors to consider in where to build your new home, from the environmental benefits of infill sites to reducing fossil fuel use by landing in a walkable community.
On the Bruzzese Home Improvement blog, a recent article details the ways green walls—panels of plants that can be added to the outside of a building—are adding both beauty and efficient insulation to residential properties.
- This next slideshow from Treehugger gives examples of ways to use plants indoors. Find inspiration for your inner Martha Stewart with these small, well-designed examples of biophilia.