Tag: Green

Repurposed Furniture

New Things You Can Do with Old Furniture

Before you drag those mismatched shelves, broken chairs, worn-out sofas, or just plain ugly eyesores to the curb, check out these creative examples of repurposed furniture that prove you can give outdated furnishings a second life as useful, even stylish items for your home. By Anja Sonnenberg Born-Again Bench Repurpose mismatched chairs to create this […]

10 Questions to Ask Your Green Contractor

Whether building a new home, adding a room or remodeling an existing home, there are many decisions to make. In today’s eco-sensitive environment, one of those decisions will likely be choosing a green contractor. Green homes offer lower costs, increased comfort and healthier environments. To achieve these things, green contractors address a variety of home […]

10 Hottest Green Design Materials

As the Earth gets warmer and energy gets more expensive, “high-efficiency,” in all its forms, is the grand designation of the 21st century. Cars, appliances and now entire homes have made the jump into the “green” realm, and eco-living doesn’t stop with solar panels, tankless water heaters and double-paned glass. Aesthetics are going green, too. […]