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Consentino ECO - Formaldehyde-Free Recycled Quartz Countertop
Kitchens

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

...greener home, see here for details . Now you've learned about the sustainable ECO countertop from Cosentino, for more help in choosing other types of sustainable & green countertops for kitchens & bathrooms , carrying out sustainable non-toxic green kitchen renovations or sustainable green building techniques in ...

Cambrian Black Granite
Kitchens

Granite counter tops

...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

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

...green kitchen countertops, and maintaining healthy indoor air quality , read about green kitchens here , in the EcoHome Green Building Guides for Sustainable construction .

Kitchen and Bathroom design tips
Kitchens

Design ideas for durable kitchens and bathrooms

...Green Homes would be those that are resistant to heat, moisture and cuts from knives. Moisture damage from improperly vented kitchens and bathrooms can lead to rot and mold, affecting air quality and forcing costly repairs. Venting kitchen fumes to the exterior will also reduce the amount of time spent cleaning, whic...

How Much do Sustainable Green Kitchen Countertops Cost?
Kitchens

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

...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 renovations or sustainable g...

custom kitchen renovation by River Woodworks
Kitchens

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

...green no longer comes with the financial sacrifice it used to. What makes kitchen cabinets green? Countertops aside (and we suggest you consider making a Green Countertop choice here too - ISO 14044, Greenguard and USGBC LEED points qualifying is a great idea), there are three main materials that will determine the...

Marmoleum is a non-toxic eco choice for flooring
Flooring and stairs

Marmoleum: a healthy and durable flooring option.

...greenest and healthiest floor covering in the world. Today’s marmoleum is made from a manufacturing process little changed since the invention of linoleum in 1860 in England. The material quickly caught on as an ideal floor covering, especially for kitchens and bathrooms, because it is water-resistant and easy to cle...

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

Are laminate countertops good for a sustainable green home?

...green countertops for kitchens & bathrooms , carrying out sustainable non-toxic green kitchen renovations or sustainable green building techniques in general, visit the EcoHome Sustainable Green Building Guide Pages here .

LEED Platinum home certification FAQ
LEED Homes

LEED Certification for Homes - Frequently Asked Questions

...green building, you can search for environmental consultants specializing in residential building. The Ecohome website also has a free green home building guide that will offer information on sustainable building products and techniques, and we offer green building courses as well. Are there any special mortgage or i...

Building Green Homes on a Budget is Possible - Our top tips
Planning and Design

Top tips for planning and building a green home on a budget

...green prefab home with Architect pedigree and Certified performance instead - see here for inspiration . Balancing your new green home's budget is a compromise between funds, performance and "good basics" 4. Selecting a green Architect or home designer When planning to build a new green home, especially if it...

Real estate

Are you selling a house? Here are the top 10 things homebuyers look for

...green kitchens. Insulating attics : An open attic is a great place to easily improve the performance of a home with additional insulation. Check to see how much insulation there is and that it is done properly. Read more about how to insulate an attic. Repairing or replacing windows: This is a tricky topic - you do...