Is the Paint in Your Home Making Your Family Sick?

Is the Paint in Your Home Making Your Family Sick?

What does asthma have to do with the paint on your walls? The chemicals and allergens commonly found in building materials contribute to all kinds of illnesses, especially asthma. Most household paints have chemicals that aggravate asthma, and some could...

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: ROMA


Induction Cooking: It's Not Your Parent's Cooking Stove

Induction Cooking: It's Not Your Parent's Cooking Stove

While induction cooking has made great strides in recent years throughout Europe and Asia, Americans have been slower to make the switch, perhaps, in part, due to not fully understanding the benefits and how it actually works. This white paper explains how induction cooking works and the benefits associated with it.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: SCHOTT North America


Canning Brings Wholesome Sustainability to Your Table

Canning Brings Wholesome Sustainability to Your Table

Canning your own fruits and vegetables is experiencing a huge resurgence in the 21st century. The self-sustainability mentality is a significant factor in this tasty phenomenon. Growing your own food or buying it from organic farmers for canning purposes enables...

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: SCHOTT North America


How to Select High-Quality Solar Modules

How to Select High-Quality Solar Modules

Once you've made the decision to add solar power to your home, it's time to consider choosing the best solar modules available in the market. Like many other high-tech devices, subtle differences in design, components and manufacturing can mean the difference between success and failure when it comes to solar modules.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Helios Solar Works


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Why Looking for "Low-VOC" Paints Isn't Enough

Volatile organic compounds (VOC) are chemicals found in paint, building supplies, furniture, cleaning supplies and many other products; these chemicals have an atmospheric photochemical reaction that pollute the ozone layer. With exceptionally low VOC levels, ROMA’s mineral-based breathable paints, plasters...

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: ROMA


How to Choose a Wood-Burning Stove for Green, Natural Heating Power

How to Choose a Wood-Burning Stove for Green, Natural Heating Power

Imagine sitting in front of a roaring fire, gathered with family and friends in conversation and laughter. Behind the glass ceramic door of the stove burns wood, a sustainable, renewable energy source keeping the cold at bay. Learn More about SCHOTT and wood-burning sources.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: SCHOTT North America


How to Choose Sustainable Products for Your Home

How to Choose Sustainable Products for Your Home

These days everything from trash bags to whole communities is labeled as "sustainable." What does that really mean? The essence of the term sustainable is "that which can be maintained over time."

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: SCHOTT North America


State-of-the-Art Fireplaces for Sustainable Homes

State-of-the-Art Fireplaces for Sustainable Homes

Today, home fireplaces represent an aesthetic choice, but also can contribute to the sustainability of the home in terms of reduced fossil fuel consumption. These modern high-performance enclosed fireplaces are a long way from the standard masonry fireplace with folding glass doors that graced many homes in the post-war years.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: SCHOTT North America


How to Sell More Homes in Today's Market

How to Sell More Homes in Today's Market

Building green homes, and properly marketing them, is how builders are thriving in a tough economy.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: ProudGreenHome.com


BioBarrier Membrane Bioreactor

BioBarrier Membrane Bioreactor

BioBarrier Membrane Bioreactor (MBR) is ideally suited for use with residential and small flow developments for reuse applications.

Type: Brochure

Sponsor: Bio-Microbics


Five tips for an eco-friendlier yard

Five tips for an eco-friendlier yard

Having a lush, green yard does not mean compromising green practices.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: ProudGreenHome.com


Choosing a Green Builder

Choosing a Green Builder

As local building codes adjust to include more green features, make sure you choose a builder with a proven commitment to energy effiency.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: ProudGreenHome.com



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