What Are Green Materials?

Green materials are materials that have little negative impact on the environment. For example, they may have low embodied energy, contain no harmful chemicals, and be either biodegradable or recyclable.

Why Use Green Materials In My Building?

Specific Green Materials

Green Flooring

Green Paints

Green Windows

Green Insulation

Lotus Live Guide to Wood

See the Lotus Live Guide to Wood for information about sustainable wood products.

Where Can I Find Green Materials?

Other Green Material Resources

Articles About Green Materials

Authors: Nick Enge and Lauren Leonard


References: (1) Painting the Town Green, (2) Build It Green, (G) Treehugger

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