designing and building a more sustainable home

The Green Home Remodeling Guide includes many ways to integrate green ideas into your residential remodel. Whatever your budget or personal preferences, you can meet your goals while minimizing your impact on the environment. The guide is loaded with expert tips, checklistsand how-to information about:

  • Saving energy and water

  • Using renewable energy

  • Protecting rainwater and streams from pollution

  • Recycling and reusing construction materials

  • Selecting low-impact materials

  • Reducing indoor pollutants, including mold and toxic chemicals

  • Durability and long life

  • Reducing maintenance


This helpful 92 page guide is downloadable for free online, and is available in hardcopy for $9 at:

819 SE Taylor St, Portland
(503) 222-3881

The ReBuilding Center
3625 N. Mississippi Ave, Portland
(503) 331-1877