Questions to ask when looking for the perfect green product.


HFH site visit 4 13 10 009When you are selecting building products you may never find a perfect solution. Here are some questions you can ask to get started:

  1. Can I reuse what I already have?
  2. Can I donate or recycle what I no longer want?
  3. What product can I choose that will last a long time?
  4. Can I select a product that is made from recycled materials?
  5. Can I choose a product that can be recycled at the end of its lifetime?
  6. Does this product come from a sustainable source?
  7. How much energy did it take to make and ship this product?
  8. How much energy will it take to maintain this product?
  9. What impact does this product have on indoor air quality?
  10. How much does it cost?
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