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New Web site helps homeowners go green

GreenHomeGuide targets environmentally friendly remodeling

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GreenHomeGuide, a community-based guide to environmentally sound home remodeling for Northern California homeowners, will debut on the Internet Aug. 23 at The Web site will provide a forum and resource for green building professionals and homeowners to meet, inspire and advise one another on how to create healthier homes and healthier lives while supporting local businesses. The GreenHomeGuide's launch will feature Northern California products and services; it will expand later to include other U.S. cities. Homeowners can find green remodeling guidance for the kitchen, bathroom, bedroom and nursery, plus profiles of local building professionals and homeowners, product reviews and rankings, and a monthly "Perspectives" column offering inspiration for homeowners to switch to green building. "GreenHomeGuide demystifies green building and motivates homeowners to adopt a green lifestyle," said Willem Maas, publisher of GreenHomeGuide. "People can now easily discuss ...