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Cement Tile Shop
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Cement Tile Shop - Patchwork
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by firing, as most tiles are, but rather by compressing colored cement in molds. These beauties are not only durable but also nonslippery, environmentally friendly and completely customizable.
by firing, as most tiles are, but rather by compressing colored cement in molds. These beauties are not only durable but also nonslippery, environmentally friendly and completely customizable. See more on cement tiles
by firing, as most tiles are, but rather by compressing colored cement in molds. These beauties are not only durable but also nonslippery, environmentally friendly and completely customizable. See more on cement tiles
“crazy quilt tile” — Aleck Wilson Architects
Kaplan Thompson Architects
4 Reviews
Earthship Farmstead
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in the ceiling. Cellulose and water-blown EPS (expanded polystyrene) foam were used for the home’s insulation, which are two of the most environmentally friendly insulation products available.
also specified cellulose and water-blown EPS (expanded polystyrene) foam for the home’s insulation, which Thompson says are two of the most environmentally friendly insulation products available.
and water-blown EPS (expanded polystyrene) foam for the home’s insulation, which Thompson says are two of the most environmentally friendly insulation products available.
also specified cellulose and water-blown EPS (expanded polystyrene) foam for the home’s insulation, which Thompson says are two of the most environmentally friendly insulation products available.
“volume” — Ana Paula Braun
Kimberley Bryan
5 Reviews
Port Gamble Beach House
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EcoWood, an environmentally friendly protective coating made on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia. “The yellow-toned wood turned silver and weathered in just a few weeks,” notes Michele.
The surface was finished with EcoWood, an environmentally friendly protective
deck is Alaskan yellow cedar, “an extremely hard wood,” says John. “It will last.” The surface was finished with EcoWood, an environmentally friendly protective coating made on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia. “The yellow-toned wood turned silver and weathered in just a few weeks,” notes Michele
The deck is Alaskan yellow cedar, “an extremely hard wood,” says John. “It will last.” The surface was finished with EcoWood, an environmentally friendly protective coating made on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia. “The yellow-toned wood turned silver and weathered in just a few weeks,”
“Alaskan yellow cedar” — bwestman2012
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LKID
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Sun Valley Kitchen
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about how they were made so you can avoid bringing formaldehyde into your kitchen. A few things to consider:Reclaimed wood cabinets are an environmentally friendly option, but ask about where the wood came from and what is was used for previously. Old wood may have been treated with chemicals you wouldn’t
in your kitchen.Ask about the glue used to bind composite boards, which are almost always used for the cabinet box and sides. Even the more environmentally friendly composites made from natural materials such as wheat and sunflowers can be made with chemical glues. Request that your cabinets be made using
“Table” — k8scott
Winn Wittman Architecture
Winn Wittman Architecture
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Powder coatings also tend to be much more environmentally friendly than typical paint or other
Polyester powder coating instead of paint over metal is environmentally friendly.
The process binds better to metal than paint does, forming a skin that tends to be much stronger. Powder coatings also tend to be much more environmentally friendly than typical paint or other coatings, since its overspray can be recycled. Most powder coatings emit low or zero volatile organic compounds
“Railing” — dianagaleria
Lindsey M. Roberts
Kitchen
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4. Source environmentally friendly companies. These kitchen cabinets are made here in the U.S. by Elmwood. The company participates in the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association’s Environmental Stewardship Program, which promotes resource management.
love the back splash, eco friendly too
4. Source environmentally friendly companies. These kitchen cabinets are made here in the U.S. by Elmwood. The company participates in the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association’s Environmental Stewardship Program, which promotes resource management. The countertop is hard-to-find white granite. For
For a similar look, Prugar recommends Silestone or Caesarstone, two environmentally friendly surfacing brands.
“Sink” — kengoodson
RGN Construction
6 Reviews
RGN Construction
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"We are seeing an increase in the use of high-quality, low-maintenance and environmentally friendly Trespa panels for exterior
"We are seeing an increase in the use of high-quality, low-maintenance and environmentally friendly Trespa panels for exterior cladding and decorative facades," says Patti Blevins of RGN Construction. "We use a rain screen system with the panels, which provides the perfect combination of style and function
"We are seeing an increase in the use of high-quality, low-maintenance and environmentally friendly Trespa panels for exterior cladding and decorative facades," says Patti Blevins of RGN Construction. "We use a rain screen system with the
Exterior panels -- good looking, low-maintenance, env friendly Trespa panels
“"We are seeing an increase in the use of high-quality, low-maintenance and environmentally friendly” — jverwijs
Synergy Design & Construction
8 Reviews
Fairfax Station Kitchen - Base Shelves
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this flooring is now being made in China, where environmental and health regulations are not as strict. Cheaper cork floors can be made with toxic formaldehyde-based glue. Always ask.Bamboo flooring has also become a popular environmentally friendly choice, but it can also be made using formaldehyde-based
in the kitchen as you prepare food and clean up, a soft and buoyant floor is crucial. Cork and natural linoleum are ideal because they are environmentally friendly, don’t emit chemical fumes and are comfortable underfoot.A few things to consider:Naturally resilient linoleum, made from linseed oil, wood
“alternative kitchen flooring?” — caitlin2475
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