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

Are laminate countertops good for a sustainable green home?

...Formica and Melmac are well-known trade names for products based on melamine resins, and we spoke to Formica about their path to cleaning up laminate worktops under the Formica brand. Finding sustainable green laminate kitchen & bathroom countertops The definition of an eco-friendly counter top or a green kitchen c...

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?

...Formica laminate coverings for cabinets (entrance, bathroom, kitchen and living room) that are resistant to impacts and scratches Purebond® plywood for finishing and cabinetry that is free of urea formaldehyde and other VOCs Chosen Non-Toxic Interior Finishes Brands : Columbia Forest Product, VOC-free plywood ...

How Much do Sustainable Green Kitchen Countertops Cost?
Kitchens

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

...Formica being one . Tile $600-$1500 This is probably one of the easiest for a DIYer to tackle. Prices and maintenance requirements vary according to tiles chosen, some are more durable than others and some will more easily show marks. As with any porous material, we recommend a food-safe sealer. Butcher...

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?

...Formica, laminate Clean indoor air quality and ventilation Both the EPA & Health Canada recommend healthy Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) for the short and long-term health of homeowners and their families. Beyond carefully selecting the materials in a kit home for a healthy interior air quality, we also need to maintain ...

Consentino ECO - Formaldehyde-Free Recycled Quartz Countertop
Kitchens

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

Healthier Kitchen Components - Countertops If you're into healthy Green Homes like we are here at EcoHome, there's a lot to think about when choosing a healthier kitchen - firstly some beautiful kitchen cabinets, preferably built from FSC certified woods and formaldehyde-free plywood boxes, and that's even before ch...

custom kitchen renovation by River Woodworks
Kitchens

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

Green kitchen cabinets - why does it matter? To improve the air quality of your home , that's why! “Indoor air quality” refers to the quality of the air in any home environment. The potential impact of indoor air quality on human health nationally is important for many reasons, including: Americans spend on aver...