A way to create a healthier home and a more sustainable lifestyle
Maybe you're a new homeowner ready to knock down walls and refinish floors to make your new house a home, or maybe you've been settled for quite some time and your home could use a fresh look. No matter why you've decided to remodel your home, this Plan Book, developed by the Roseville Housing & Redevelopment Authority and Family Housing Fund, will optimize the results of your remodeling investment. Green remodeling is not only the sustainable, environmentally conscious updating of your home, it's also the way to create a healthier home for your children, ease utility bill burdens, and create a home that's built to last.
"THIS resource can help you figure out what to do around the house to help you live healthier."
Before you remodel, assess your home
As you approach green remodeling projects, ask yourself questions using the General Sustainability Concepts listed throughout this Plan Book. Consider the tradeoffs and weigh the green attributes of each product to determine which meet your needs.more
Selecting a green neighborhood
Take your personal green remodeling interest to a larger scale and make your neighborhood a more sustainable, environmentally friendly community. Be an advocate for improvement and encourage others to take part in more sustainable habits.more
Resources, links & organizations
These resources will help you access more information about the concepts and models for greening your home. Check out a variety of organizations that offer financing programs and expert asistance in your remodeling initiatives.more