Chemical sensitivities / Guides

MDF Formaldehyde Free Alternatives - Made from Rice Stalks
Healthy indoor air quality

The formaldehyde-free MDF non-toxic alternative made of natural rice-stalks

...chemicals in homes that indoor air quality is often up to 5 times more polluted than outdoor air, and this is part of why there is such a rise in chemical sensi...

Non-toxic food safe wood finishing oil for counters, floors, decks and toys
Healthy indoor air quality

Naturally made non-toxic wood finishing oil

...chemical sensitivities . Their Kunos oil is also approved for contact with food, so it is a great choice for sealing cutting boards or butcher-block counters , ...

Polished concrete floors and counters
Paints, finishes and natural coatings

Finishing concrete floors with silicate densifiers

...chemical sensitivities who wants a beautiful and durable eco-friendly floor in their passive solar home - especially as built correctly with sufficient subfloor...

Painting with zero VOC paint from Benjamin Moore
Paints, finishes and natural coatings

Choosing safe paints

...chemical sensitivities. It’s usually a bit cheaper than zero VOC paint and offers a more rustic look than conventional paint. Milk paint is most commonly avai...

Natural Building Insulation Made of Grass - Eco-friendly, Green
Insulation and soundproofing

Non-toxic natural building insulation made of grass

...chemical sensitivities, and natural building materials can help alleviate that . Formaldehyde and other chemicals are commonly used in the manufacturing of buil...

Zero Carbon Homes - The S1600 Prefab Eco Home is affordably Close
Planning and Design

Zero Carbon Homes - The S1600 Prefab Eco Home gets affordably Close

...chemical sensitivities, read more here. Kitchen and bathroom: the kitchen and bathroom cabinets, as well as all storage units are also made with the same non-...

Healthy indoor air quality

The impact of ambient fragrances on our health

...chemicals found in detergents, bleaches and cleaners. So how do we cope with this toxic soup? Sometimes we add more chemicals, as if that somehow cleans the air...

Vinyl record album
Healthy indoor air quality

Keep vinyl out of your home (albums excluded of course)

...chemicals released are extremely dangerous if inhaled. When vinyl first entered our lives as a building material, it was a dream come true in terms of versati...