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6 Efficient, Eco-Friendly Projects
"ceiling eco-friendly? It must cost a fortune to heat. I've seen the Tumbleweed home... include solar panels and this beautiful living roof. Inside, they used low-VOC stain... firebox by EcoSmart Fire. Rapidly renewable bamboo was used for much of the flooring.... Design With Solar Panels..."
Guest Picks: Eco-Friendly Kids' Décor
"tally friendly as they are adorable... home an eco-friendly haven for children. Limit their exposure to toxins that are often... tally-friendly products. And as a bonus, these products are better for the earth... made from eco-friendly polypropylene. Whooo loves a lullaby owl? Attach this to your... that this eco-friendly mobile uses fabric made of organically grown and naturally colored... using eco-friendly, Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)–certified poplar wood, and it..."
Stylish Responsibility: Decorating with Eco-Friendly and Vintage Furnishings
"you mix eco friendly furnishings and accessories with items you love, whether they... items and eco friendly furnishings, you can truly make your home a unique expression... love it! Eco friendly can be stylish. This woven lounge chair and personalized linen... and how eco friendly it can be. The modern clean lines of the teak table mixed with..."
10 Great Picks for Eco-Friendly Tile
"explore some eco-friendly options and share my favorites, as well as what I have learned... earth-friendly tile: *Is the product made with recycled materials and if so, what... favorite eco-friendly tiles to share with us?More: How to Shop for a Tile FloorBrowse... report. 8. Eco Friendly Flooring Inc. Metal Tile. Made from 100% recycled aluminum, this... Crossville EcoCycle. This porcelain tile has the rustic look and texture of stone. In..."
Go Bold (and Green) with Eco-Friendly Carpet Tiles
Houzz Tour: A Tiny, Happy, Eco-Friendly Home
Kitchen of the Week: A Warm and Eco-Friendly Update
Guest Picks: 20 Eco-Friendly Playhouses
Just In: 10 New Things to Make Eco-Living Easier
"design and eco-friendly home solutions right into the public's hands. Showcasing innovative... innovative eco-friendly products is a huge part of this endeavor. This year, one theme... produced lawn eco-friendly! This is the height of green washing. @janehilary: I definitely... to see eco-friendly manufacturers heading in this direction. Green is great, but... ideal and eco-friendly choice. The plastic lawns can also leach little bits into the..."
Going Solar at Home: Solar Panel Basics
Save money on electricity and reduce your carbon footprint by installing photovoltaic panels. This guide will help you get started
"Solar-powered homes were a rarity as recently as a decade ago. But a plethora of... Installing solar panels can decrease your household’s carbon footprint by an average of... smaller solar array for less cost. What about solar shingles? Do they work? Solar... way as solar panels, they create electricity. They are pricier than solar panels.... free. Solar is both environmentally and financially smart. I think solar is a great..."
My Houzz: Visit an Eco-Minded Yoga Haven
A couple with rock ’n’ roll roots transform a Utah high desert ranch into their dream home and retreat
Houzz Tour: An Aussie Home Mingles With Nature
This eco-friendly bushland retreat coexists beautifully with the surrounding environment, right down to its rammed-earth construction
"This eco-friendly bushland retreat coexists beautifully with the surrounding environment... living. The eco-friendly home is nestled in the Australian bushland but still close to... , and solar panels heat the water. The bamboo flooring is a renewable resource and... for its eco-friendliness. This home shares a dialogue with nature and is fulfilling..."
My Houzz: Colorful and Contemporary in Portland
Let’s Clear Up Some Confusion About Solar Panels
Different panel types do different things. If you want solar energy for your home, get the basics here first
"you want solar energy for your home, get the basics here first... term “solar panel.” Before we get into a more advanced look at specific technologies... home with solar energy, it’s necessary to understand the basics of what kinds of panels... Jeanstryker, a friend of mine that has solar told me that if you are hooked to the grid, you... maintain solar power during a grid outage is by having your own solar power storage..."
How to Choose the Right Solar Lights
Learn about different types of outdoor solar lights, where to use them and why you might want to avoid the bargain bin
"outdoor solar lights, where to use them and why you might want to avoid the bargain... Using solar lighting outdoors can be a lifesaver when outdoor outlets are not available... But do solar-powered lights really work? How do they measure up to hardwired electric... using solar-powered lights in your yard.... a good solar camping light. It is fantastic! I find the solar lights only last 1-2... of the solar cell. There is not much variance here. All solar cells used by these..."