A new toilet may not seem quite as glamourous as other home improvements, but Icera toilets pack some pretty high-tech features into their product line. Icera’s Hyperion flush system delivers even better performance than many standard models, and uses far less water to do it.
Sometimes the simple solution is a good one. Whole-house efficiency renovations aren’t always practical in the short term, so remember that simple retrofits can be another effective solution. Water-conserving fixtures are great for drastically reducing water use and energy consumption, and these low-flow shower heads actually add a “splash” of luxury to your home.
Be honest: you don’t jump right into a cold shower, you let the water run until it’s warm, right? What if your shower could pause the water for you the moment it gets hot, and be ready to go without wasting any more water? The ingenious Ladybug adapter does exactly that, saving water without affecting […]
Consumer Reports recently released a homeowners’ guide for updating bathrooms, with tips on everything from picking materials to maximizing the return on your investment. And many of the tips also happen to be great opportunities to make your home a little more eco-friendly.
Cork flooring is a wonderful, sustainable building material, but many types of cork floors are designed for dry living spaces. Luckily, VersaCork can give you the style and comfort of a cork floor in a bathroom, or even a shower.
40% of the water consumed in an average home literally gets flushed down the toilet. That’s a huge waste of money, and a huge waste of resources as well – totaling billions of gallons every day. Dual flush toilets are a great solution, but what if you want their performance without a full bathroom renovation? […]
As we mentioned in our earlier “Water Pebble” article, household water conservation is eco-friendly on multiple levels, plus it can substantially reduce utility bills. Delta’s H2O Kinetic Water Amplifying Showerhead is a high-performance, low-flow fixture that will let you significantly reduce water use while keeping your daily ritual of a nice, steamy shower. [Click title image to read more…]
The Water Pebble from Priestmangoode Design is an ingenious little gadget to help indicate just how much tap water you’re consuming.
Adding an aerator to a kitchen or bathroom faucet is one of the simplest ways to improve your home’s energy efficiency, while saving money and adding convenience too. You’ll use less water, cut your water heating bill, and enjoy more user-friendly sinks. [Click title image to read more…]
At a glance, PaperStone looks like any modern, stylish solid countertop surface. But this unique material is not only extremely functional, it’s also extremely environmentally friendly. As the name implies, paper is a key ingredient in the material… [Click title image to read more…]
IQ Clean offers a range of “green” cleaning products, and their environmental friendliness includes not just the cleaners themselves, but also their unique approach to packaging and distribution. [Click title image to read more…]