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Kitchens

Design ideas for durable kitchens and bathrooms

Water and moisture wreak havoc on homes, affecting function, durability and our health. Given that kitchens and bathrooms are the main source of humidity, we n...

Consentino ECO - Formaldehyde-Free Recycled Quartz Countertop
Kitchens

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

...kitchens & bathrooms merits a second look when building or renovating sustainably for a greener home, see here for details . Now you've learned about the ...

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 t...

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

...kitchens & bathrooms merits a second look when building or renovating sustainably for a greener home though, see here . Laminates are still the most affordabl...

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

Are laminate countertops good for a sustainable green home?

...kitchens & bathrooms merits a second look when building or renovating sustainably for a greener home. Having looked through the options, we realized that lami...

How Much do Sustainable Green Kitchen Countertops Cost?
Kitchens

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

...kitchens & bathrooms , carrying out sustainable non-toxic green kitchen renovations or sustainable green building techniques in general, visit the EcoHome Susta...

LEED Homes

The 19 LEED for Homes Prerequisites

...kitchens. 6.1 Room by room load calculations: This is in regards to forced air systems, to ensure ducts are installed correctly and that they will provide t...

Lifestyle, location and commuting

Home-buying tips for seniors looking to downsize

...kitchens and open floor plans. On the other hand, if you hate to cook, look for a house with a small kitchen. long-term needs for seniors housing While ...

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

Marmoleum: a healthy and durable flooring option.

...kitchens and bathrooms, because it is water-resistant and easy to clean. It’s even used on kitchen countertops. But linoleum manufacturers didn’t update their d...

Under bed storage
Interior design and furnishing

Storage ideas for small spaces

...Kitchens Taking advantage of otherwise unused space helps reduce clutter, but more importantly it makes living in small spaces les of a sacrifice, and more ...

Laneway house by Lanefab Design/Build
Interior design and furnishing

Interior furnishings & decor

...kitchens and bathrooms, speak with your cabinetmaker about using non-toxic materials. It shouldn't amount to more than a 10 to 15% premium. See our full cost br...