Green building materials

Interior Building Finishes

Products, guides and articles in this category for cabinetry, counter tops, flooring, furnishings, lighting, paints and coatings and water efficiency.

Building Materials

Products that are rarely seen but essential to a well-insulated and comfortable home. Products are usually low to zero VOC, durable and sometimes lower impact than standard building materials.

HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning)

There is a wide variety of heating and cooling options for every home – and possible some you haven’t even thought of like geo-thermal or wood-pellet boilers.

Energy Efficiency

One of the easiest and most effective ways to strive for more eco-friendly living is to improved your home’s energy efficiency. From adding weatherstripping to investing in more efficient heating and cooling, there are plenty of options available.

Gardening & Landscaping

There are ways to landscapie and garden in eco-friendly ways that will help lower your impact on your own environment while attracting pollinators and help you resist the use of harmful chemicals. Landscape to divert water and protect your home from heat in the summer and cold in the winter.

Residential Renewable Energy

From photovolatics to solar water, small wind turbines and residential batteries, there are many options for generating and storing your own power (and, of course, hydro power).

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