When you think of cork, you probably think of wine stoppers and bulletin boards. But what about floors? Cork flooring is an extremely user-friendly option for homeowners, and it’s produced from one of the most sustainable materials around.
Permeable paving surfaces can offer huge advantages over traditional pavement. Materials like concrete are solid and durable, but they provide nowhere for rainwater runoff to go – which can mean flooding, erosion, and concentrated pollutants, not to mention making sewage treatment facilities work overtime.
Who says environmentally friendly architecture can’t be stylish and luxurious too? The Macallen Building in South Boston, which integrates some innovative design features with high-tech creature comforts, recently became the city’s first LEED-certified residential property. [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…]
Minimalist+, based in Portland, Oregon has introduced two unique pre-fabricated home designs that integrate modern styling with environmentally friendly features.
Composite decking materials have soared in popularity lately, and one of our favorite man-made deck products is CorrectDeck CX. Its unique construction makes it a low-maintenance, durable, and environmentally friendly alternative to traditional wood decking. [Click title image to read more…]