pt. 1: Getting started. The story of my remodeling project ; Affordable green dream ; Working with building professionals ; Building science basics : the physics you never wanted to know in high school -- pt. 2: Changing the world one room at a time -- pt. 3: Everything you need to know (and more). Job site and landscaping ; Foundation ; Structural framing ; Exterior finish ; Roofing ; Plumbing ; Electrical ; Insulation ; Solar energy ; Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) ; Water heating ; Appliances ; Interior materials/finishes -- Epilogue 2025. "Easy-to-read and well-illustrated, Green Remodeling comes complete with checklists, personal stories, expert insights and an extensive resource list that will guide a homeowner through any remodeling project. Addressing all climates, this is a perfect resource for conventional homeowners, as well as architects and remodeling contractors."--Jacket.