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none Sun requirement: Full sun to partial shade Mature size: 12’-16’ tall x 10’-15’ spread Tolerances: drought, coastal climates, most soils, deer Environmental benefits: Attracts hummingbirds, butterflies and bees; slope stabilizer
noneSun requirement: Full sun to partial shadeMature size: 12’-16’ tall x 10’-15’ spreadTolerances: drought, coastal climates, most soils, deerEnvironmental benefits: Attracts hummingbirds, butterflies and bees; slope stabilizer
Bosque ResidenceEnvironmental Dynamics, Inc.
also reduced waste left behind by the generation of electricity, because it contains fly ash, a byproduct of coal combustion. How it was made: Environmental Dynamics used an aggregate of LaFarge North America mix with 25 percent fly ash to achieve this floor’s silky texture. The buttery brown color
homeowners and installers worry about problems with strength and color broadcasting in aggregates using fly ash, but Stace McGee, principal at Environmental Dynamics, says this worry is unwarranted. She urges anyone considering this material to do research to allay any concerns. Why it works: McGee
How it was made: Environmental Dynamics used an aggregate of LaFarge North America mix with 25 percent fly ash to achieve this floor’s silky texture. The buttery brown color
Ginkgo BilobaThe New York Botanical Garden
patio tree. Even better, it's very long lived and relatively drought tolerant, has almost no pests or problems, and can handle pollution and other environmental issues. Most of all, it's a beautiful tree with lovely fan-shaped leaves that turn bright yellow-gold in fall. Ginkgo grows well in zones 3 through
patio tree. Even better, it's very long lived and relatively drought tolerant, has almost no pests or problems, and can handle pollution and other environmental issues. Most of all, it's a beautiful tree with lovely fan-shaped leaves that turn bright yellow-gold in fall. Ginkgo grows well in zones 3 through
NepetaBrian Maloney Design Associates
Mature size: 2-3’ h x 2-3’ spread Growth rate: Medium; faster in warmer climates Tolerances: Drought, deer, rabbit, no significant pest problems Environmental benefits: Attracts butterflies, hummingbirds, bees.
Mature size: 2-3’ h x 2-3’ spread Growth rate: Medium; faster in warmer climates Tolerances: Drought, deer, rabbit, no significant pest problems Environmental benefits: Attracts butterflies, hummingbirds, bees. Your cat will love it, too.
climatesMature size: 2-3’ h x 2-3’ spreadGrowth rate: Medium; faster in warmer climatesTolerances: Drought, deer, rabbit, no significant pest problemsEnvironmental benefits: Attracts butterflies, hummingbirds, bees. Your cat will love it, too.
Kitchen IslandActual-Size Architecture
Concrete countertops are popular, and cement made from fly ash (a waste material from the coal-burning industry) is a fine environmental alternative. Researchers are concerned, however, that fly ash concrete can emit radon, a dangerous gas that can cause lung cancer. It’s probably
CountertopsYour countertops get intimate with your food, so they should provide a healthy surface for chopping and preparing. A number of environmentally sensitive options have surfaced over the past decade, but some raise indoor-air-quality concerns. Recycled glass, or terrazzo, is gorgeous but
g phthalates into your kitchen. Granite, a standard in higher-end homes during the past decade, can emit radon. The good news is, many of the environmentally friendly options on the market today, such as sunflower seed and wheat composite boards, are made using nontoxic, formaldehyde-free adhesives.
Study OfficeSroka Design, Inc.
Sustainability: Harvesting methods in other countries are wildly erratic in terms of environmental friendliness. While Cuban mahogany is still growing — there are trees in Florida — it is no longer harvested, because it is universally recognized as highly endangered. You may occasionally be able to find
trees at an extremely steep price.Genuine mahogany was heading in the same direction as Cuban mahogany but got held in check as people became more environmentally aware. It comes from Central and South American countries, where responsible forestry practices can vary. While availability can occasionally be
lumberyards. African mahogany is the most plentiful in terms of supply, due to its natural abundance. But harvesting practices can still be spotty. An environmentally responsible tradesperson should be able to address your concerns about the source of the company's mahogany.
Newport HeadlandSite Specific Designs
design, as well as providing natural ventilation throughout the home,” Hogan says. “It’s proof that you can have a modern-looking home that’s environmentally efficient without compromising on the look or the finishes.”
design, as well as providing natural ventilation throughout the home,’ Hogan says. ‘It’s proof that you can have a modern-looking home that’s environmentally efficient without compromising on the look or the finishes.’Explore cool and contemporary white kitchens
Shotgun StyleBrian Gille Architects, Ltd.
Lower your environmental impact. In 2010 the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, in collaboration with the Oregon Home Builders Association and Earth Advantage Institute, concluded that c
and fuel consumption, but also because of the material production avoided.Wow! Who knew that choosing to live in a cottage-size home made you so environmentally righteous?
Earthship FarmsteadKaplan Thompson Architects
insulation 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.
They 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.
They 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.
feature near the outdoor dining area. A flowing stream with several mini waterfalls creates a melody of sound that can be a major improvement in environmental sound quality.
A flowing stream with several mini waterfalls creates a melody of sound that can be a major improvement in environmental sound quality. 2013
Waterscapes Save to Ideabook Email Photo A flowing stream with several mini waterfalls creates a melody of sound that can be a major improvement in environmental sound quality.
A flowing stream with several mini waterfalls creates a melody of sound that can be a major improvement in environmental sound quality.
weather conditions, so Pelz wanted to eliminate the need to paint external surfaces. The veranda posts are untreated aluminium. Pelz prioritized environmentally sustainable elements to keep maintenance and utility costs as low as possible. Her home has no air conditioning and is heated naturally using locally
weather conditions, so Pelz wanted to eliminate the need to paint external surfaces. The veranda posts are untreated aluminium.Pelz prioritized environmentally sustainable elements to keep maintenance and utility costs as low as possible. Her home has no air conditioning and is heated naturally using locally
weather conditions, so Pelz wanted to eliminate the need to paint external surfaces. The verandah posts are untreated aluminium.Pelz prioritised environmentally sustainable elements to keep maintenance and utility costs as low as possible. Her home has no air-conditioning and is heated naturally using locally
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