If you are planning a home renovation you may be considering going green. By planning your design you can add sustainability features to your home, many at no extra cost. There are many benefits to a green renovation. A green renovation will make your home better for the environment, save on energy costs and boost the resale value.

When planning a green renovation you will want to find a contractor experienced in green projects. To find a green contractor choose someone who has been designated a Master Builder by the Energy and Environmental Building Association, or has been certified by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry as a Certified Remodeler.

Look for reclaimed materials like pine timbers and salvaged doors and cabinets. Reclaimed pieces are usually more affordable and they save on energy, materials, and resources. Make sure to avoid products that contain hazardous materials, such as formaldehyde or creosote from railroad ties and other wood-based goods.

It is almost impossible to avoid using new materials in your renovation. When selecting new materials look for products that are durable, easy to maintain, and if possible contain a high percentage of recycled content. Try to avoid disposable products and products that contain VOCs (volatile organic compounds).  VOCs are commonly found in paints and finishes.

Look for products that are green friendly. Watch for Grean Seal products on for paints coatings and doors. Check for Energy Star, for appliances, windows and heating and cooling products; Forest Stewardship Council, for wood-based products; and Cradle to Cradle, for carpet, sheet goods and other products.

For more information read Green Building: A Primer for Builders, Consumers, and Realtors, and the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Green Home Guide.

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Date: 05/03/2015 Time: 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM  
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Move right into this beautifully updated 7 room 3 bedroom 1.5 bath split level home with one car garage in wonderful neighborhood location! Bright fireplaced living room with picture window and hardwood floor opens to dining room with hardwood floor and slider to deck! Gorgeous new kitchen with tile floor, stainless steel appliances, granite counters and tile backsplash! Beautiful refinished hardwood floors throughout main level, updated full bath, fresh neutral paint throughout, Family room in lower level with expansion potential! Many updates in 2015 including architectural roof, vinyl siding, windows, 100 amp electric and more! Private level lot within walking distance to shops and restaurants! Great communing location and minutes to Rt 9, MA Pike and Rt 495!

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Move right into this beautifully updated 7 room 3 bedroom 1.5 bath split level home with one car garage in wonderful neighborhood location! Bright fireplaced living room with picture window and hardwood floor opens to dining room with hardwood floor and slider to deck! Gorgeous new kitchen with tile floor, stainless steel appliances, granite counters and tile backsplash! Beautiful refinished hardwood floors throughout main level, updated full bath, fresh neutral paint throughout, Family room in lower level with expansion potential! Many updates in 2015 including architectural roof, vinyl siding, windows, 100 amp electric and more! Private level lot within walking distance to shops and restaurants! Great communing location and minutes to Rt 9, MA Pike and Rt 495!

This is a Split Entry style home and features 7 total rooms, 1 full bath, 1 half bath, 3 bedrooms, 0.27 Acres, and is currently available for $359,900.

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Date: 05/03/2015 Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM  
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Beautiful young 4 brm 2.5 bth Colonial w/2 car attached garage in wonderful location! Impressive 2 story foyer, Hardwood floors throughout both levels, First floor has 9 ft ceilings! Large living rm opens to fireplaced family rm w/slider to expanded deck! Large Kitchen w/tile fl, double ovens, recessed lts, breakfast bar, pantry & French door to deck, Convenient 1st flr laundry w/half bth, Formal dining rm w/chair railing & crown molding! Huge master suite w/recessed lights, sitting area, his & her walk in closets & full bth w/tile fl, jacuzzi tub and separate shower! 3 additional brms on 2nd flr w/large closets! Walk out lower level has home office and recently finished play rm/media rm! Hydro Air heat by gas! Many updates include freshly painted exterior & interior paint, beautiful landscaping, C/A, replaced and expanded deck & more! Great neighborhood location and minutes to Schools, shopping and all major routes!

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