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Are Laminate Countertops Good for Sustainable Green Counters in Homes?
Interiors

Are laminate countertops good for a sustainable green home?

...counters good? Laminate countertops were a long-time staple of residential kitchen & bathroom construction , but they started to fall off in popularity around the time rockstars stopped wearing spandex, which was somewhere in the 80s. A trend started at that time towards alternatives to laminate counters, such as til...

Non-toxic food safe natural wood finishing oil for counters, floors, decks
Paints, finishes and natural coatings

Natural wood finishing oil is non toxic too

...formaldehyde and VOC-free new furniture Find more about green home construction in the Ecohome Green Building Guide pages - and learn more about the benefits of a free Ecohome Network Membership here . Read more about our , or read all about , or even in the EcoHome Green Building Guides

How Much do Sustainable Green Kitchen Countertops Cost?
Kitchens

Pricing green kitchen countertops - there's never been a bigger choice of sustainable kitchen counters

...formaldehyde-free non-toxic green kitchen . Lets hope the trend continues. Now you've learned about how to price the different types of sustainable kitchen countertops, for more help in choosing other types of sustainable & green countertops for kitchens & bathrooms , carrying out sustainable non-toxic green kitchen ...

Prefab LEED Passive House Kit Homes the Future of House Building?
Passive House

Prefab Passive House & LEED ready kit homes - the future of home building?

...formaldehyde-free, low-environmental impact, durability and easy maintenance. Tongue and groove wooden boards on the ceiling Laminated wood wall coverings that are resistant to impacts and scratches Purebond® plywood for finishing and cabinetry that is free of urea formaldehyde and other VOCs Chosen Non-Tox...

Prefab Passive House & LEED Kit Homes for Sale in Ontario & North Eastern US
Concept and design

Prefab Passive House & LEED ready kit homes - the future of buying a new home?

...counters that you're looking forward to owning in your new house can be one of the main sources of toxic formaldehyde and other red-listed chemicals in the home - unless that is you choose formaldehyde-free kitchen components - which of course EcoHome's Director Emmanuel did. Very durable natural stone environmenta...

Affordable Modern Prefab Eco Homes Available - The S1600
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

The S1600 - affordable modern prefab eco homes for families

...counters are a non-toxic solid surface of ground up glass, porcelain and quartz that is fabricated by being heated to 1000F and compressed under 25,000 tons. Walls are covered with UV-treated formaldehyde-free plywood panels, which is also used for cabinetry and finishing trim. With a growing rate of asthma and con...

Laminate Kitchen countertops can be beautiful & green too - Counter by Formica
Kitchens

Choosing green kitchen countertops for sustainable homes Including LEED v4 & Passive House PHIUS+ certified

...counters Yeah, we know that’s a hard one to figure at first; paper is not something you think of when looking for durable kitchen counters, but it works. These counters are made of 100% recycled paper. The binding agents are completely GreenGuard certified and made with a cashew nut resin. The product is very durab...

Eco-friendly & Healthy Flooring is best for Green Homes
Flooring and stairs

Eco-Friendly Flooring material options for Green-Homes

...formaldehyde-free for better interior air quality. . Cons : It has a sizable carbon footprint since it comes from Asia, and there have been questions raised regarding working conditions for those in the industry. Cost: Between $3 and $8 per sq.ft. Cork floors: Cork flooring © Lusimat Cork is another durab...

Cambrian Black Granite
Kitchens

Granite counter tops

...counters now and still get that last crucial LEED point. For more on how to build healthy kitchens , Choosing eco-friendly and healthy countops and all about sustainable home construction, check out the Ecohome Green building guide, North America's trusted resource on green home building

custom kitchen renovation by River Woodworks
Kitchens

Formaldehyde-Free Green Kitchen cabinetry for a Non-toxic Home - Price Comparisons

...formaldehyde-free) product runs about $54. We used around 30 sheets of melamine for this job, so that the increase in the cost of the melamine was $504. One alternative to be considered is also formaldehyde-free plywood - which can be supplied as pre-finished formaldehyde-free plywood with UV cured VOC free laquer . ...

Consentino ECO - Formaldehyde-Free Recycled Quartz Countertop
Kitchens

The Cosentino ECO is a Kitchen countertop made of recycled plates, bottles and mirrors - video

...formaldehyde-free plywood boxes, and that's even before choosing Sustainable kitchen countertops , starting first of all with finding something you like to look at and to work on. But in order to like something, it will have to last. If it ends up with burn marks, cuts and stains, it will quickly lose its appeal and co...