We all know about adding a few living plants inside our homes to help purify the air and fewer people smoke or allow smoking in their homes anymore, but do you know that radon gas is the second largest cause of lung cancer? You may not think a small concentration of toxins in your home … Continue reading How To Purify the Air In Your House
Indoor air quality is one of the reasons for living in a green home. Floor coverings, kitchen cabinets, paints, fabrics and furniture need to be considered, especially if anyone in the house has chemical sensitivities. What kind of green flooring, carpeting and furniture is available and what makes these products green? ...these are questions I … Continue reading Are green furnishings and carpets available?
With "green" being one of the hottest topics, thanks to high fossil fuel prices, there is an over-abundance of "green-washing" in everyday living and products. "Green-washing" is the practice of marketing a product or service with "green, energy efficient or sustainable" terms when those products may not really save energy, be sustainable or do not … Continue reading What is “green certification” and why get certified?