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For many people, green living is about making every aspect of their lives as eco-friendly as possible. Minimizing your environmental footprint can be a difficult task, especially if you’re a homeowner. Between choosing green energy solutions and eco-friendly building practices, it’s often most sustainable to convert an existing house to an eco-friendly one. Starting from scratch is a different story, however — so here are a few tips for how to build an eco-friendly house.

1.  What constitutes an eco-friendly house?

Eco-friendly homes provide a number of economic and health benefits to homeowners, as well as reducing one’s environmental impact. T