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CONSUMERS BEWARE: the truth about sustainable materials

Posted by John Noriega on Friday, August 13, 2010,

Sustainable construction materials are becoming more widely developed and produced.  While this is great for the industry these new materials and products for sustainable renovations and new construction must be assessed by consumers and contractors on many different levels.  The problem with the advancing market is that companies start producing items that appeal to green consumers because they merely have to in order to stay in business.  But are these green building products and materials ...

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Engineered Flooring for Sustainability

Posted by John Noriega on Tuesday, June 1, 2010,

When choosing solid hardwood flooring it is important to understand the source of the wood and how it is processed into flooring.  The Forest Stewardship Council does most of the research for the consumers and certifies wood flooring products that come from sustainable sources.  Sometimes the more exotic species that are FSC certified are very expensive if they do exist.  An alternative to this expensive wood flooring is engineered hardwood flooring. 

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