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Why Go Green in Your Kitchen?

Green Kitchens

Kitchens are the most energy-intensive area of your home. Appliances are the number one cause of energy waste followed by poor ventilation and lighting. But Green kitchens is not just about energy efficiency. Green or “sustainable; kitchens use key resources like water, energy, materials and space more efficiently. Meaning green kitchens use more natural light, have better air quality, low-emitting adhesives, sealants, paints and composite woods. So not only will you live healthier but you will save the environment and energy at the same time.

Some examples of Green kitchen items are:

    • skylights
    • renewable flooring
    • energy saving lights
  • tree friendly cabinets with renewable woods
  • well insulated double insulated LOE windows
  • hands free automatic faucets
  • recycled glass countertops
  • low VOC countertops
  • energy efficient appliances
  • eco-friendly paints, stain and adhesives
  • tank less water heaters
  • aluminum or metal back splash