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Green Finishes – Countertops

Friday, October 18th, 2013 Posted in Green Buildling | Comments Off on Green Finishes – Countertops

Countertops can make or break a great kitchen design and thanks to some new and improved products on the market, now the ecofriendly homeowner has options for a beautiful, functional, and green kitchen.  Here are some tips to keep in ...

Green Finishes: Interior Paint

Friday, August 2nd, 2013 Posted in Green Buildling | Comments Off on Green Finishes: Interior Paint

A new coat of paint can transform a room with minimal time and money, and in these economic times, who doesn’t like the sound of that?  However, all paints aren’t created equal and some paints are more “green” than others. According ...

Green Finishes: Linoleum

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013 Posted in Green Buildling | Comments Off on Green Finishes: Linoleum

This is the first blog in a series on green finish materials for your home. Linoleum, a natural product that’s been used as flooring for over 100 years, is not only environmentally friendly but also extremely durable and becoming quite popular ...

Have You Considered the “Life Cycle Cost” of Your Home?

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012 Posted in Green Buildling | 1 Comment »

First of all what is Life Cycle Cost Analysis (LCCA) when it comes to your home? According to the National Institute of Building Sciences, LCCA is a method for assessing the total cost of home ownership. It takes into account ...

Paints for better indoor quality

Thursday, April 19th, 2012 Posted in Green Buildling | Comments Off on Paints for better indoor quality

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, indoor air is three times more polluted than outside air. Paints can contribute to indoor pollution because most paints contain Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC’s), which is considered a toxin. Until recently, these compounds were ...