Build Green, Live HealthyThis is our motto, at Elements of Green, LLC
We would love to hear what building green and living healthy means to you?
Let's agree on one point, and that being, that there is no perfect product in production today. Which is to say that for every positive quality given to a product in production, there are an equal number of negative qualities. For instance, if a product is recycled,...read more
An argument can be made that global warming is a natural occurrence or it is caused by man's activities. That same argument cannot be made about trash filling landfills beyond capacity. We must find alternate uses for trash and specifically production waste. Waste...read more
Business and or the government, are not going to protect us. For example, the EPA is in business to protect the environment. If a product is low in volatile organic compound's (low VOC's), this has nothing to do with the toxicity of the product. VOC's are chemicals...read more
A product is considered to be 'green' / sustainable, if it is comprised of recycled content, rapidly renewable content, is locally sourced and / or does not harm you or the environment with its use. Reaching us has gotten easier. You can still find us at...read more
To me, building green and living healthy, means that the decisions we (or our builder) make during the construction or remodeling process have repercussions. It also means that we must do our own research on products we put in our homes. Personally, I do not react...read more
Until recently the desire to have hardwood floors in a basement have gone unfulfilled due to the high moisture content when below grade. But now Cali Bamboo has introduced their new Fossilized, Wide, Hybrid (Eco-Engineered), Tongue and Grove bamboo flooring that is...read more
The New Website is active! Details Written by Gerould Sabin Published: 27 April 2017 I am are excited to announce the new website is active! The Elements of Green web presence is designed to be more user friendly, where the experience is more rewarding, no matter on...read more
[UPDATED] Concrete Countertops, do you want them in your kitchen? From an article in Houzz Details Written by Gerould Sabin Published: 21 October 2015 Do you want concrete countertops? We are frequently asked about concrete countertops from the 'green' point of view....read more
Featuring Eco-Engineered™ Technology Cali-Bamboo has introduced the Cali-Bamboo, Hybrid, Eco-Engineered Bamboo Flooring. The Hybrid™ flooring line leverages the power of Eco-Engineered™ technology to conquer the basement dilemma: the challenge of installing hardwood...read more
Is it time to purchase LED lighting? My wife and I are evaluating changing existing light bulbs to LED bulb replacements and want to know if it is time to purchase LED light bulbs. Actually, we have been looking into the LED bulbs for many years, and found the light...read more
We hope you will enjoy this sustainable remodel of a Brookside home we were thrilled to help with. At Elements of Green we love what we do. Our clients are passionate about their homes and about the design changes they envision and we get to be involved in these...read more
Formaldehyde Causes Cancer U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary, Kathleen Sebelius released the 12th Report on Carcinogens on June 10, 2011. The Report on Carcinogens (RoC) is a congressionally mandated, science-based, public health document that is...read more
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Build Green, Live Healthy™, that's our motto at Elements of Green, LLC