Monthly Archives: June 2011

Turning Off The “Roof Oven”

Chances are, if your house get’s blazing hot on the upper levels during the summer time, it’s because your roof and attic space are working together like an oven.  They do this through two obvious measures: 1) by providing heat … Continue reading

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Avoid “Sick Building Syndrome” – Use Zero To Low Voc Products

The term “sick building syndrome” (SBS) is used to describe situations in which people experience acute health and comfort effects that are linked to time spent in a building or residence.  The World Health Organization did a study in 1984 … Continue reading

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Is Organic So…Organic?

A couple weeks ago I wrote a blog titled, “Don’t Just Buy Into The Labels – Buy Into The Principle”.  The gist of my blog was that labels are designed to support  a principle, but it is the principal that … Continue reading

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Durable Counter-tops

While durability is an oft-overlooked aspect of green materials, I have been pleasantly surprised about the increasing number of people asking about the durability of counter-top materials.  I would normally expect to hear these questions regarding flooring or tile and … Continue reading

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