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Green Building and the UN Sustainable Development Goals

The UN Sustainable Development Goals can help inform your building choices for a more efficient use of resources and a healthier, happier life. Transform your home and support economic growth and a sustainable future.

Green Building and the UN Sustainable Development Goals

The UN Sustainable Development Goals can help inform your building choices for a more efficient use of resources and a healthier, happier life. Transform your home and support economic growth and a sustainable future.

BROWSE PRODUCTS WE LOVE

Molekule: The World’s First Molecular Air Purifier

After 20 years of research and development, a groundbreaking approach to clean air has arrived. Molekule breaks down harmful microscopic pollutants like allergens, mold, bacteria, viruses, and even airborne chemicals.

Earth Turf Eco-Friendly Lawn

Earth Turf combines low maintenance turfgrasses with revolutionary MicroClover to create an attractive and low maintenance, drought-resistant, fertilizer and chemical free lawn. MicroClover is nitrogen fixating – naturally taking nitrogen from the air and...

TruStile Recycled Content Doors

TruStile offers doors built with environmentally-friendly materials and sustainable manufacturing practices. Low emitting and no-added-formaldehyde MDF doors are available for painted applications. They also offer the richness of natural wood with 3rd-party certified sustainably sourced doors.

Sonnen Batterie – Smart Home Energy Storage

The sonnenBatterie eco is an energy storage solution that utilizes intelligent energy management software. It is easily adaptable to your individual needs. The system is available in a variety of storage capacities and configurations, allowing for extensibility and expansion.

Your floors don’t need to look shabby, Eco Renovate!

As a discerning homeowner, every choice you make involves a variety of factors. And floors are no exception. You have to love how it looks, like how it feels on your feet, trust that it cleans up without too much effort and lasts a long time – and since you care about the planet that we live on….it needs to be healthy for your family and eco-friendly, too. Is this too much to ask?

Happily, the answer is no. Actually, there are so many eco-friendly flooring choices available now that you may have a hard time deciding which alternative to choose. We’ve simplified your search by highlighting some great options in this handy product showcase.

Your floors don’t need to look shabby, Eco Renovate!

There are so many gorgeous eco-friendly flooring choices available now that you may have a hard time deciding which alternative to choose. We’ve simplified your search by highlighting some great options in this handy product showcase.

Your floors don’t need to look shabby, Eco Renovate!

There are so many gorgeous eco-friendly flooring choices available now that you may have a hard time deciding which alternative to choose. We’ve simplified your search by highlighting some great options in this handy product showcase.

EXPLORE TRENDING TOPICS

New Resources for Healthier Homes

Our homes are—in a very real sense—our primary environment. Americans spend 87 percent of their time indoors; nearly 70 percent of that time is spent at home. So, in addition to worrying about smokestacks and waste pipes, we should focus on the chemicals that lurk in our carpet, paints, and drywall. Today, a wealth of new resources make it easier for everyone—consumers and building professionals alike—to identify and avoid exposure to toxic chemicals.

What You Need to Know About VOC’s in Paints

VOCs became an issue several years ago when studies showed that smog and air pollution were not exclusively caused by cars and factories, but to a large extent by chemicals off-gassing from homes. This became particularly relevant when EPA studies showed that levels of VOCs in the home were 3-5 times higher than even outdoor air in a polluted city.

Stuff in Your Home: Making It More Earth Friendly [Podcast]

Stuff in Your Home: Making It More Earth Friendly Marla Esser Cloos (aka The Green Home Coach) is the founder and co-host of Green Gab, a weekly podcast where she and co-host Tony Pratte of The Sound Room, talk all things green. Marla is NAHB Master Certified Green...

10 Eco Building Materials Revolutionizing Home Construction

Want to hear some good news? According to the World Green Building Trends 2018 report from Dodge Data and Analytics, green building is officially a “global trend” and energy conservation is a top priority for people all over the planet. There are many choices of new (and old) materials which are being used in revolutionary ways.

Climate Change and the Resilient Response

In the wake of tragic wildfires, we have an imperative to rebuild more resilient, decarbonized buildings made from materials that are abundant, renewable, and healthy. We can’t bring back lives that were lost in these past events, but it’s critical we rebuild homes which will save lives in the future.

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