Green Home Guide roundup: Eco-friendly wood, water quality and kitchen energy
On Fridays, USGBC shares green home-related content curated from around the web. If you see a great article on aspects of environmentally friendly home living such as green building, renovation, energy use or cleaning, please send it our way.
- Vermont Woods Studios, a company whose mission is to sell American-made wood furniture, provides an intro to buying wood furniture for those curious about the types of wood available, evaluating craftsmanship and how to avoid specific types that are harvested from rainforests.
- Water quality is a concern for everyone, but different areas have different contaminants and supply problems. Take a look at this map of the United States, put together by Pelican Water Systems, to see the top three water quality issues in your state.
- What are the most common energy-wasters in your kitchen? Read Mike James's article on how to save money by saving energy and water and reducing waste on My Green Home Blog.