Lori Kirk-Rolley, senior marketing director of Dal-Tile Corp., talks to Teena Hammond, editorial director and associate publisher of ProudGreenHome.
To be Swamp Yankee Green, you'll need to find the most efficient products and materials for your home. One way to do this is to opt for solid surfaces versus coated ones. Because if a surface can be worn away, it will be by use and nature.
Switch out light bulbs for energy-efficient LEDs or CFLs, and use green materials when decorating your home to reduce your carbon footprint.
I'm moving into a new house in a few weeks, and I'm busy getting it ready. Choosing tile is one of the toughest things.
Six years ago Southern California Edison was one of the founding partners of the Responsible Appliance Disposal program operated by the Environmental Protection Agency. In addition to getting rid of appliances that emit ozone-depleting substances and greenhouse gases, RAD encourages...
Wolf Appliance Inc.'s new convection steam oven couples steam and convection technology in one appliance with a suggested retail price of $3,500.
ProudGreenHome Editor Teena Hammond interviews Brian Rizzo, product and marketing chef with Sub-Zero and Wolf, about a new Wolf convection steam oven.
Eco-awareness in the kitchen and bath became not just a trend, but an industry standard at this year's KBIS with high-efficiency toilets and showerheads as the norm.
The NKBA reveals the top trends from the entries in this year's design competition.
Okay, perhaps being ready to rumble is overstating it a bit. But only barely.
I just finished a project where I used the Debris Series tile from one of my favorite responsible manufacturers: Fireclay Tile. Based in San Jose, Calif., the company incorporates 25 percent post-industrial recycled content (granite dust) into its tile.
In designing homes, one of the items that gets people excited, believe it or not, is countertops. While most homeowners do not have strong feelings about toilet fixtures, roofing material or exterior siding, their eyes always light up when the subject of countertops comes up for discussion.
When I am asked why someone would want to green their home or business, the answers always fall into one or more of these three reasons: To save money by reducing utility bills. To ensure a material is healthier for...
Kitchen countertop options include a range of eco-friendly products from recycled glass and old wine vats to molded concrete.
ProudGreenHome: What are five ways to make a kitchen more green? Lois Vitt Sale: Change your appliances to models that are EnergyStar labeled. Your dishwasher and refrigerators are prime candidates in your kitchen to be replaced with more efficient products.
ProudGreenHome: What are five ways to make a kitchen more green? Anua's top five ways to make a kitchen more green: Don't use caustic drain openers for a clogged drain. Instead use boiling water or a drain snake to open...
ProudGreenHome: What are five ways to make a kitchen more green? Ted Clifton: Five ways to make a kitchen more green? This is an interesting question. Many people would assume that putting in some combination of "green certified" products would qualify.
ProudGreenHome: What are five ways to make a kitchen more green? Luis Imery: 1. Energy Star Appliances: Replace old and poor performing refrigerators, dishwashers, washers and dryers with Energy Star labeled products.
Experts share tips on how to add more green to a kitchen.
Here's a few tips to help you make an Earth Day difference every day in your Proud Green Home.