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Question DetailsAsked on 5/12/2011

Green restoration

What are some affordable ways to 'go green' when restoring an old house (100 yrs) on a budget?

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The important things to focus on are energy efficiency, indoor air quality and conserving water. Replacing old windows and upgrading your insulation can definitely decrease energy consumption. High-efficiency exhaust fans in the kitchen and bathroom help keep your air clean. Conserve water by installing low-flow toilets and using native plants in your landscaping. Rain barrels are also an easy solution. For more ideas, check out the new REGREEN Guidelines.

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