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

DIY recipe for natural healthy paint

...Eco-friendly paint at home is easy when you know how If you want to decorate your home with healthy No VOC paints and finishes, you're in the right place! If ...

Painting with zero VOC paint from Benjamin Moore
Paints, finishes and natural coatings

Choosing safe paints

...eco-friendly floor finishes for more information. For more information on eco-friendly paints and wood finishes, see here . From the EcoHome Green Building Gu...

Is EPS foam eco-friendly? Exterior home insulation rigid foam panels
Insulation and soundproofing

Does plastic foam or Styrofoam insulation have a place in green building?

...eco-friendly How’s that for a catch phrase – eco-friendly foam insulation! I know some of you have forehead veins that are beginning to throb now, thanks for ...

wood ceiling in Reclaimed sunken lumber
Walls and ceilings - interior surfaces

Wood Ceilings or drywall - how to choose your ceiling material & what's the difference in cost?

...ecome less noticeable, especially when building a certified Green Home with eco-friendly drywall. Reclaimed river wood installed on ceiling © Ecohome Pa...

Siding Choices - Board and batten siding
Exterior cladding

Choosing the right exterior siding for fitting, cost comparisons & appearance

...painting, staining or oiling to keep a consitent color & finish. (see here for eco-friendly wood finishing products ) Cost of cedar siding: Due to the size of...

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

...Eco-friendly flooring options Choosing safe paint Find durable and healthy green kitchen counters Eco-friendly green building products for sustainable hom...

Resilient Homes, why they're important in dealing with Climate Change
Lifestyle and environment

Resilient Homes; Why we need to build to withstand climate change events

...EcoHome Guides Discover how to build more resilient, eco-friendly and efficient homes in the EcoHome Guides here...

Correctly installed Triple pane south facing windows on Ecohome's Demo House
Windows and doors

Installing doors & windows for the best performance in high efficiency homes, LEED & Passive House

...EcoHome Guide Discover the Aerobarrier Home & Attic Air Sealing Spray - EcoHome Guide Replacing Polyethylene Vapor Barriers with Paint - EcoHome Guide

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

Non-toxic natural building insulation made of grass

...eco-friendly' building materials that are maybe just a little too 'out there'. Some green building pioneers may perhaps go a little too far in their attempts to...

Eco-friendly & Healthy Flooring is best for Green Homes
Flooring and stairs

Eco-Friendly Flooring material options for Green-Homes

...econd time is largely dependent on how carefully it was disassembled. Repurposed red pine floor © Ecohome If you pull flooring up carefully by prying ...

Non-toxic food safe wood finishing oil for counters, floors, decks and toys
Healthy indoor air quality

Naturally made non-toxic wood finishing oil

...paints , or even how to make DIY non toxic paint here in the EcoHome Green Building Guides