Choices you make in these three areas can positively affect the durability of your home, the health of its occupants, your impact on our earth's resources, and your budget.
These are a few ideas on how you can design your home to balance your comfort with the earth's energy resources.
Best selling author, architect and cultural visionary, Sarah Susanka is leading a movement that is redefining the Amercian home. Her build better, not bigger approach to residential design has been embraced across the country and her "Not So Big" philosophy has sparked international dialogue.
Discover how our understanding of Nature is beginning to influence how we innovate and develop ideas.
International Institute for Bau-Biologie & Ecology. "How buildings impact life and the living environment."
Everything you want to know AND MORE about green building.
These few are a few ideas on how you can design your home to balance your comfort with the earth's energy resources.
The Department of Energy (DOE) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have developed an energy star designation for products meeting certain energy performance criteria.
Eco-friendly modular carpet tile.
In 2006, Cisco Brothers moved exclusively to FSC certified wood in their upholstered furniture line.
Reclaimed woods from around the world
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A marketing firm that specializes in sustainable strategies working with companies and non-profits focued on LOHAS consumers, green building and remodeling, home ecology, eco-community developments and other green issues.
Center on Sustainable Communities promotes residential green building in Iowa to encourage homeowners and building professionals to embrace conscientious building practices that create sustainable neighborhoods.
Sustainability can be fun and easy, below are some of my favorite local stores that have selections of creative sustainable gift products.
Valley Junction has free street parking and is a pedestrian friendly neighborhood.