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LED lighting is a new form of eco-friendly, low voltage lighting that is set to replace those ugly mercury vapour bulbs that were suppose to be the solution to the expense and energy inefficiency of incandescent bulbs.

Unlike other bulbs, LED lighting...

More and more people are becoming concerned about their energy use and its effect on the environment.  We have realized that every time we do work requiring more than our own human power, we are increasing the carbon dioxide in the air and...

Glass has an obvious function—to provide a transparent barrier.  In keeping with this function, most people only think of using glass for windows or see-through walls.  But glass is a great eco-friendly product.  It can be recycled over and over...

If you watch any HGTV, you likely have seen shows where homeowners define whether a home is a good purchase based on whether a granite countertop has been installed in the kitchen or bathroom.  That’s the common wisdom.  Want the best—get...

For some people, the idea of being eco-friendly in a kitchen or a bathroom renovation means adopting “hippie” principles of using home-crafted or secondhand products—something they are not willing to do.  As a result, those people who are looking for...

Using recycled materials engineered for excellence is one of the newer developments in the design world, and there are a number of materials you can choose from.

Glass is the number one recyclable material.  You can use it for almost any surface...

One thing that stops many allergy-prone people from making changes is the anticipated release of toxins into their homes during a renovation. ...

When people begin a renovation, their first thought is often about how they can save materials and products from their current kitchen and bathroom.  These people believe the renovation will be quicker and less costly the more original items can be...

Making a green lifestyle an integral part of how your kitchen functions is as simple as making green solutions obvious. 

Design your recycle containers to be in specially crafted drawers that separate garbage into wet and dry recyclables.  As...

The simple answer is YES! 

By far the most talked about eco-friendly backsplash material these days is glass.  Glass is a great choice because it provides you with so many different styles to choose from.  You can go for a mosaic, or a more...

Have you ever wanted to have fresh, homegrown food for your meals, but didn’t have an outdoor space in your home to grow them?  If you've ever wished to taste the fruits of your labour, there are easy solutions.

The first thing is to know that some...