vertical spaceholderIntroduction to Ecologically sustainable renovation

One of the most sustainable environmentally friendly things you can do with your home is to renovate to improve its energy efficiency. Before renovating you may wish to choose products, which are more environmentally sustainable like materials which are recycled or recyclable or which required less energy to make. Some materials are more environmentally friendly because they can be grown yearly vs. every 30 to 60 years. Others are better for the health of the occupants because they are less likely to leach toxic gases in to the air.