KBIS: Dal-Tile

KBIS: Dal-Tile

Lori Kirk-Rolley, senior marketing director of Dal-Tile Corp., talks to Teena Hammond, editorial director and associate publisher of ProudGreenHome.

Swamp Yankee Green: Solid surfaces are better than coated

Swamp Yankee Green: Solid surfaces are better than coated

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.

Go green with home decor and reduce carbon footprint (Slideshow)

Go green with home decor and reduce carbon footprint (Slideshow)

Switch out light bulbs for energy-efficient LEDs or CFLs, and use green materials when decorating your home to reduce your carbon footprint.

Choosing the perfect tile

Choosing the perfect tile

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.

California utility recycles its one millionth refrigerator

California utility recycles its one millionth refrigerator

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...

Product Review: Wolf convection steam oven (Video)

Product Review: Wolf convection steam oven (Video)

Wolf Appliance Inc.'s new convection steam oven couples steam and convection technology in one appliance with a suggested retail price of $3,500.

KBIS: Wolf convection steam oven

KBIS: Wolf convection steam oven

ProudGreenHome Editor Teena Hammond interviews Brian Rizzo, product and marketing chef with Sub-Zero and Wolf, about a new Wolf convection steam oven.

KBIS: Sustainability evolves into the norm

KBIS: Sustainability evolves into the norm

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.

NKBA reveals top kitchen and bath trends

NKBA reveals top kitchen and bath trends

The NKBA reveals the top trends from the entries in this year's design competition.

KBIS: Are you ready to rumble?

KBIS: Are you ready to rumble?

Okay, perhaps being ready to rumble is overstating it a bit. But only barely.

Selecting tile for your home

Selecting tile for your home

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.

Green kitchen countertop materials

Green kitchen countertop materials

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.

Three reasons to go green

Three reasons to go green

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...

How to choose a green kitchen countertop

How to choose a green kitchen countertop

Kitchen countertop options include a range of eco-friendly products from recycled glass and old wine vats to molded concrete.

Ask the Expert: Reduce kitchen waste to become more green

Ask the Expert: Reduce kitchen waste to become more green

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.

Ask the Expert: Going green in the kitchen

Ask the Expert: Going green in the kitchen

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...

Ask the Expert: How to make a kitchen more green

Ask the Expert: How to make a kitchen more green

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.

Ask the Expert: Five ways to make a kitchen more green

Ask the Expert: Five ways to make a kitchen more green

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.

Ask the Expert: What are 5 ways to make a kitchen more green?

Ask the Expert: What are 5 ways to make a kitchen more green?

Experts share tips on how to add more green to a kitchen.

6 ways to celebrate Earth Day in your Proud Green Home

6 ways to celebrate Earth Day in your Proud Green Home

Here's a few tips to help you make an Earth Day difference every day in your Proud Green Home.

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