Habitus Finishes, based in New York City, offers cork mosaic tiles that provide a beautiful and sustainable surface for floor and wall coverings.
Want to harness all that solar energy shining on your roof, but you’re not crazy about the space-age look of a massive PV panel rack? No problem. Apollo Solar Roofing uses lightweight, roof-integrated modules so a photovoltaic array becomes a subtle part of your roof.
Benetti Stone Philosophy, an Italian home design firm, is offering a unique and environmentally friendly option for tiling surfaces. Called “IvoryDream”, the material is durable and attractive, and comes entirely from tropical palm trees.
Preparing tile installations for baths, showers, and countertops is traditionally very time-consuming. And water damage from imperfections in the underlying structure can lead to expensive and wasteful repairs down the road. But fear not – Schluter Kerdi-board substrate is a waterproof, dimensionally stable substrate board that makes perfect installations a breeze.
With winter temperatures chilling much of the country, many homeowners want to be sure their houses are sealed and insulated from the cold. But not all so-called green insulation is created the same – and while the idea of adding insulation to save energy is solid, some insulating materials are surprising unfriendly to the environment.
Given the number of electronic devices and chargers plugged into an average home’s sockets, specialty plug adapters can be a great way to save energy and avoid “energy vampires” that draw power even when they aren’t in use. But what if you could simply plug devices (even USBs) into a “regular” wall outlet and still […]
Located in the bustling Pearl Distict of Portland, 937 is a luxurious high-rise condominium complex that boasts both luxurious living and extremely eco-friendly design.
We love this stuff – it’s amazingly easy to work with, and has countless applications for improving energy efficiency around the house. Attics, crawl spaces, walls, water tanks, even garage doors can get a big efficiency boost from a single layer of Reflectix insulation.
‘Tis the season once again for ModernEnviro’s holiday gift lists, featuring some of the most clever, best performing, sustainably designed products around. Here we’ve collected some of our favorite ideas for green building do-it-yourself-ers . If you have the right tools for the job, you’re more likely to tackle plenty of small to medium size […]
These ingenious composite pavers are one of the coolest products we’ve seen in a while. They’re durable and easy to install, plus they’re amazingly eco-friendly: made from recycled material with a low embodied energy content, permeable for drainage, and offering substantial LEED credits.
Looking for a stylish, practical solution for a deck or balcony railing? Look no further – the CableRail system from Feeney Architectural Products is affordable, easy to install, and looks great. And it also happens to be a surprisingly green building material.