It is plain old common sense: you want your home to look great, feel great, and perform great. Is it even possible to do all threewithout breaking the bank? Yes! In Living Green Effortlessly: Simple Choices for a Better Home, Marla Esser Cloos shows you how to make your home greenwhether you live in a small apartment in the big city or a brand new single-family home in the suburbs. From integrating smart technology into your home (it's easier than you think!) to planting a rain garden, there are all kinds of ways to live greener. Living Green Effortlessly gives you simple steps that can save money now, increase your home's value, and make your home healthier for you, your familyand the environment.
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About the Author
Marla Esser Cloos, The Green Home Coach, is an NAHB Master Certified Green Professional, LEED AP and Missouri Women Business Enterprise. She is the founder and co-host of the Green Gab Podcast on iTunes and GreenHomeCoach.com. You can find her blogging on Green Home Coach and Proud Green Home. Her articles have appeared in Green Home Builder, Building Women and The Healthy Planet.
Table of Contents
About the Author vii
1 What IS an Everyday Green Home? 7
2 Your Comfort, Health, and Safety: Start Where You Live 21
3 Energy Efficiencies: How Can You Be Comfortable and Get the Most for Your Energy Dollars? 35
4 What Goes IN Your Home: What to Think About, What to Look For, What to Choose 67
5 Landscaping 79
6 Maintain and Document so You Can Rely on Your Home 89
7 Building (or Renovating to Achieve) a Certified Green Home 119
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