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2008

September

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Bamboo Flooring: Pros and Cons

Bamboo flooring has been touted as an environmental miracle material: relatively inexpensive, hard-wearing, and from a fast growing and renewable resource. But is bamboo flooring the green building material it is cracked up to be? We take a look at what bamboo flooring is, where it comes from, and the pros and cons you should consider before installing a bamboo floor.



Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Compact Fluorescent Lights

A Closer look at some of the concerns with CFLs: Mercury, Cost, Aesthetics, and Disposal