The "greening of America" continues one home at a time, as Emmy Award winning host Steve Thomas takes us into the exciting world of Green Homes on the new season of Renovation Nation. Once again, Steve visits renovation sites across the country and meets eco-sensitive homeowners who are making the choice to be environmentally aware. Steve leads the way as he introduces the audience to new and exciting Green Building materials, technology, techniques and products for your home. From the latest designs with fun and friendly homeowners to the most innovative technology, Steve brings us the best in Green Home Renovations while enjoying the forward-thinking people who are making them a reality. Join Steve as he rolls up his sleeves and works alongside builders on their eco-sensitive renovations, and learns why they have chosen to "go green" -- and what that really means. It's all happening on another exciting season of RENOVATION NATION -- the place to explore the exploding new movement in Green Building.
In Falls Church, VA, Steve Thomas helps build an energy efficient home made almost entirely of mud bricks.
Steve Thomas catches up with a family in Boulder, Colorado, as they build a different type of greenhouse in their backyard.
Steve meets with eco-exterminator, Floyd Rose, to help determine if the Bryant's left over lumber can be salvaged with the help of green products like borate.
Tape measures and levels are normal tools used in building anything correctly. However, David the visionary of this tree house, has other ideas.
Steve Thomas from Renovation Nation helps a first time do-it yourselfer with a green roof project, but he needs more help then just how to pick out plants.
Steve Thomas helps Clay and Rebecca Bryant come up with a smarter way to channel the rain water from their house into a rain garden with out the use of gutters.
What better way to create a unique and useful balcony railing, then to use reclaimed materials from a reuse center. Steve lends a hand to Coery and Deb to do just that.
No shingles here for this cabana house roof! Steve and David search the rainforest for natural materials like palm frans that will be latched together to make a living roof.
Steve learns all about Structual Integrated Panels or SIPs, as a way to give a house strength and insulate at the same time. He also learns about the fine art of 'Hot-Balling'
Steve Thomas meets a couple in Raleigh, North Carolina who has found an energy efficient way to heat their home and hot water using solar thermal collectors.
In Boulder, Colorado, Steve Thomas helps build a floor with stone tiles that will absorb heat from the sun and heat the room long after the sun has gone down.
Steve Thomas helps a Baton Rouge couple rebuilding after a Hurricane decide on the type of insulation to use. The wife is eco-savvy, but can Steve convince the husband to go with green foam insulation?
Steve Thomas, from Renovation Nation, helps this father and son contracting team install a rainwater tank next to their lopsided house. Can they figure out a way to make it work?
Steve Thomas visits Hana, Hawaii and meets local Architect and Author, David Greenburg. David introduces Steve to his ultimate green life and his home that sways in the breeze.
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