Monthly Archives: July 2010

Oil Disaster Relief

Oil Crisis Relief Fund: For the month of August, Greenovations (www.seacoastgreenovations.com ) will be donating 5% of revenues to the Second Harvest Food Bank oil disaster fund.  Second Harvest (www.no-hunger.org )operates one of the most efficient food banks in the … Continue reading

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Energy Efficient Painting

My wife and I are a week away from closing on our new home and already thinking about wall colors and finishes.  In sustainable building, colors and finishes are an often overlooked, yet valuable consideration.  Just about everyone knows that … Continue reading

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To Live Sustainably We Have To Think Sustainably

Inevitably, every customer that walks into my store (www.seacoastgreenovations.com ) to look at countertops asks the same question about Paperstone and Richlite:  how does it hold up to the heat?  This, unfortunately is the performance factor where paper composite countertops … Continue reading

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Not All Bamboo Is The Same

Like Soy, the wonder-vegetable, Bamboo is proving to be the wonder plant.  It is used for textiles, cutting boards, laptop casing, furniture and most commonly, flooring.  But not all bamboo is the same and this is especially true of bamboo … Continue reading

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Sustainability is Honesty To The Earth

Earlier this week a “reader” of this blog commented that I wasn’t being fully honest in my last post.  This couldn’t be further from the truth.  Core to our business at Greenovations  (www.seacoastgreenovations.com)is a message of honesty to the earth … Continue reading

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Solatube, Don’t Skylight

If your bothered about the lack of natural light in certain rooms of your house and you’re thinking about installing skylights, think again.  Installing a skylight is one of the worst things you can do to your home.  Install a … Continue reading

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Fiberglass Insulation Wears Pink Underwear

That’s right, the fiberglass R-factor drops to its knees like a penitent choir boy when it is asked to do its job. Continue reading

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