Home Improvement: The Truth About Going Green

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When it comes to green home improvements, a lot of people are stuck in black-and-white thinking. Either you install solar panels or you might as well continue to gobble fossil fuel. Either you use sustainable materials or you destroy old-growth forests. The reality, of course, lies someplace in between. That's why it's worth taking a closer look at some widely held assumptions about green improvements. The truth may surprise you.