Natural Building / Guides

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

Non-toxic natural building insulation made of grass

...buildings. Finding natural ways to insulate a home is all well and good, but any natural building insulation needs to perform as well as the mainstream commer...

Efficient home design

Phase change building materials - natural heat storage in buildings

...building materials (PCMs) and how they can be incorporated into buildings to improve energy-efficiency by harnessing a naturally-occurring physical reality, 'th...

All About Hemp Wood Flooring, How it's Made, Where to Buy?
Flooring and stairs

Natural non-toxic hemp flooring by HempWood & Tennessee Wood Flooring

...building industry and the shift towards sustainable, natural carbon-storage building materials that preserve natural resources and contribute to healthier indoo...

Polished concrete floors and counters
Paints, finishes and natural coatings

Finishing concrete floors with silicate densifiers

...natural; much larger than that could be an indication of a structural problem. First apply the densifier and see how it looks; the glass crystals should fill cr...

Natural backyard swimming pool design (NSP)
Natural swimming pools and ponds

Natural ponds and natural swimming pools

...natural pools are becoming more common here as well. Why choose a natural swimming pool over a chlorinated pool? Natural pool image via naturalswimmingpoo...

How to Build a Passive Solar Home with EcoHome, the Green Building Resource
Passive solar home design

Passive solar home construction

...Building Guides - at North America's online Green Building Website, EcoHome.net

DIY Natural Earth Pigment Paint, Making it at Home is Easy
Healthy indoor air quality

DIY recipe for natural healthy paint

...natural building or a home with natural paints or plasters, you can tell instantly. Natural earth pigment colors and textures bring an unmistakable warmth and c...

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

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

...natural building products such as : Hemp insulation Natural Earth Paints Non-toxic natural finishing oil for wood that protect indoor air qual...

UBC's Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability
LEED Homes

UBC Lab Exceeds LEED Platinum becoming one of North America's greenest buildings

...building such as cement, steel and aluminum. CIRS interior © Don Erhardt Quick facts about CIRS: Natural lighting: CIRS’ U-shape design maximizes natural daylig...

Cambrian Black Granite
Kitchens

Granite counter tops

...natural, and extremely durable building material. And if you live within 2400km of Saguenay, you can get a black, grey or charcoal counters now and still get th...

Green cleaning products
Healthy indoor air quality

6 easy steps to detoxify your home

...natural paint , non-toxic and natural wood finishing oil , living green walls in the Ecohome Green Building Guide pages