What are Laminate counter tops / Guides

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 you will find in homes are traditional laminate countertops. And they certainly live up to the adage ‘you get what you pay for’, as most of them still contain a lot of formaldehyde and they aren’t very durable. Maybe the latest generation of laminate countertops for kitchens & bathrooms merits a second look wh...

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

Are laminate countertops good for a sustainable green home?

...countertops. In the case of particle board laminate counters, most of them are made about the same - core papers, resins and a melamine overlay are fused together with a particle board substrate to form a finished countertop. There are none out there that are completely free of toxins as High Pressure Laminate (HPL) ...

Consentino ECO - Formaldehyde-Free Recycled Quartz Countertop
Kitchens

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

...counter. Emmanuel Cosgrove explains all about his choice of counter in the video below for Edelweiss, if looking for a more budget-conscious choice of counter, maybe the latest generation of laminate countertops for kitchens & bathrooms merits a second look when building or renovating sustainably for a greener home, se...

Drywall and construction dust
Cleaning and maintenance

Tips for keeping air clean during renovations

...are children, with young lungs that are still developing. Asthma rates among children have been climbing at an alarming rate, and home air quality is suspected to be one of the main causes. Renovations are a part of life that are sometimes very much necessary, sometimes just very much desired. In either case, there a...