Green Remodeling

Thinking about making your home greener? On this page, you can find tips, rating systems, and guidelines for creating a greener more sustainable home! More resources for this category are located on our Green Remodeling Blog category page:


Energy Federation Incorporated – Through the distribution of resource conserving products and the provision of objective, accurate information, EFI strives to assist people in their efforts to use energy and water efficiently.

REGREEN – USGBC and ASID sustainable renovation practices guidelines.

Southface Energy Institute’s Home Energy Projects – A great do-it-yourself manual for saving energy in the home.

StopWaste – Alameda County, California’s Reference Guidelines for Green Home Remodeling.

Green Renovation Checklist – Green Home Guide produced a list to help you plan your renovation effectively.

Energy Saver – This resource page has a ton of information related to remodeling projects.

Green Home Remodel PDFs:
Hiring a Pro
Bath & Laundry

Rating Systems

EarthCraft House Renovation – Georgia’s Southface Energy Institute’s Green Remodeling Checklist and Rating System.

GreenPoint Rating – The Greater San Fransico Bay Area Remodeling Checklist.

Marin County Community Development Agency – Marin County, California’s Green Building Residential Remodeling Guidelines.