Charming, Durable and Green: Specifying Sustainable Building Products from the Ground Up

Building tastes reflect our times. When developers and designers plan to recreate the look of an historic home or neighborhood, or design distinctive homes in a contemporary, new way, traditionally-styled siding, trim, shutters and roofing styles can help bring the vision to life and preserve local character. Your challenge and the focus of this educational unit is to find materials that satisfy these three criteria: charming, durable and green.