Eco-friendly home updates are a great way to increase your home's value, save money on energy costs and improve your impact on the environment. Try these 10 green updates on your home, but remember: sometimes less is more when it comes to eco-friendly remodeling. For instance, don't replace perfectly good hardwood floors with bamboo floors. Stick with what you have to reduce waste.
Get a cooler roof. A roof that reflects heat instead of absorbing it allows you to keep your home cool with less energy. Metal provides a cool roofing option that lasts for decades and can mimic the look of materials like wood, tile and stone.
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