154 low VOC Ideabooks

How to Paint Your Hardwood Floors
"and high VOCs. Latex is the only way to go. This is actually a very good way to refinish... Look for low- or no-VOC paints and coatings to minimize the fumes. 10. Wait to walk..."
Green and Clean: Ecofriendly Tub and Shower Surrounds
"Seek a low- or no-VOC sealer to provide water resistance. Backpainted glass is my... emits no VOCs (volatile organic compounds) that can be harmful when inhaled. And the..."
8 Steps to a Greener, More Peaceful Bedroom
"containing low or no volatile organic compounds (VOCs). If you have old, peeling paint... contain VOCs. If you already have wall-to-wall carpeting in place, you can choose to..."
Houzz Tour: Passive House Principles, Active Benefits in Portland
"have no VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds that can produce a toxic environment) so that... in the low to mid-70s, and in the middle of winter it stays in the mid-60s. The concrete..."
Be a Butterfly Savior — Garden for the Monarchs
"offgassing VOCs in our homes and businesses every second. Thank you Benjamin! Great article... record low. The key threats to monarch butterflies, and countless other insects, are..."
Houzz Tour: Modern, Ecofriendly Prefab in Seattle
"nontoxic and low in volatile organic compounds (VOCs). It's equipped with low-flow plumbing... — all low-maintenance materials that were carefully detailed to resist the elements... easy, low-stress design process out of everything — and a home that reflects their..."
Houzz Tour: The Concord Green Healthy House
"using low/no VOC materials. Owner and interior designer Lisa Kauffman Tharp searched... placed low to work well on the facade; from the bench they provide a view out to the... style for low money. Fun." The antique table is from Spain. Kauffman Tharp fitted it... on the low table." The entryway gives visitors a hint of what's in store inside. While..."
Houzz Tour: Zero-Energy Renovated Victorian in San Francisco
"and have low VOC content. The steel and glass stairwell connects all the levels through... insulation and low-infiltration windows. Flooring: engineered maple; stair railing and guardrail:... fixtures and low-flow showerheads were also installed. The bedrooms — still waiting to be..."
Houzz Tour: A Family Commits to Going Green
""The low-VOC stain on the cabinets was selected to match an antique family heirloom... durability, low maintenance, and of course, aesthetics in mind. The exterior is clad in..."
Kitchen of the Week: Light, Chalkboard and Midcentury Style
"to be low enough to be accessible, but if too low would block the view into the kitchen... compounds (VOCs). Bright turquoise and orange accents inside some of the shelving add..."
Sink Into a Home Yoga Practice Space
"finishes [low- or zero-VOC] and natural materials: rustic wood, stone and warm paint... has a low table with books and incense, and floor space for her zafu (meditation..."
5 Basement Renovations Designed for Fun
"their low- or zero-VOC and high recycled content. More: Below Ground Beauty: Making... and have low enough spaces for even the youngest child to store his goodies. Morris..."
Houzz Tour: Breathtaking Prairie Retreat
"prairie. Low-VOC finishes were used throughout the house. In the kitchen, the cabinets... y and low-energy alternatives inspired Hufft to implement alternative energy sources..."
Houzz Tour: A Photographer's Picture-Perfect Home Comes Into Focus
"walnut with low-VOC red finish.Photo by Patricia Parinejad A skylight above the guest... winter, the low-hanging sun naturally heats the recycled concrete slab on the ground floor..."
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