Green Alternatives: Exterior
Anna James Hour: 2
Fiberglass windows are made from 65% - 85% silica sand. The sand is melted and spun into glass fibers, and produce minimal waste. Any excess is recycled into other products. Fiber glass windows are extremely durable and can last for decades. Fiberglass windows also are energy efficient.
The Jones Family
The alternative that the Jones will use for their home to help the enviornment, is a metal roof. They will use the metal roof to collect rain water for gardening. Also the roof will be used to conserve energy in the home, and lower heating costs. If the roof becomes damaged they will recycle it.