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  • Icon Drop-In Induction Cooktops From Electrolux

    Icon drop-in induction cooktops come in 30- and 36-inch sizes with 6-, 7-, 8-, and 10-inch elements. The units’ Infinite cooking system creates heat only after sensing a pan on the surface, the firm says, and the surface responds only to the diameter of the vessel. Other features include...

  • Top Chef

    Unlike many green building products, the term “energy efficient” may not to be the No. 1 selling point for induction cooktops. While these appliances are indeed efficient—so much so that they’re becoming a go-to staple in many eco-friendly kitchens—it’s their superior cooking capabilities that...

  • Seattle Home Promotes Sustainable Living

    Jeff and Salena Gallo not only feel good about their decision to build green, they also feel better physically. Salena has asthma and both had been plagued by allergies for years, yet after moving into their new sustainable home in Minneapolis, they no longer needed to take the medications they...

  • Recycled Countertops Offer Alternatives to Mainstream Products

    Recycled countertops are like the students in your high school class everyone envied: they are blessed with stunning good looks and amazing social skills, too. Recycled surfaces offer the benefits of being socially conscious without sacrificing style.

  • Supper Club Incorporates Sustainability

    Sustainability is woven into the Red Stag Supper Club, Minneapolis, so well its patrons may not notice the conservation measures.

  • Innovative Townhomes Provide New Housing Model for Phoenix

    2008 Evergreen Awards First Place Winner.

  • Lessons From a New York Home

    Less than 10 miles (16 km) away from the setting of the historic 1943 novel, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, architect Paul Gleicher and his wife Lisa Sharkey completely renovated their 19th century, 4-story Romanesque Revival brownstone. Remodeled with the help of Good Housekeeping magazine and the...

  • 10 Resource-Savers From the Kitchen/Bath Industry Show

    Energy-efficient appliances, water-sipping showerheads, recycled-content countertops, and more.

  • Resource Saver Side-by-Side Refrigerator From Whirlpool

    The Resource Saver side-by-side refrigerator exceeds federal efficiency standards by 30% and uses the same energy as a 60-watt bulb, according to the company. The refrigerator automatically adjusts cooling to bring food to the desired temperature, and then returns to normal operating temperatures...

  • Squak Mountain Stone Slabs From Tiger Mountain Innovations

    Rustic-looking Squak Mountain Stone slabs are made of recycled paper, cement, fly ash, and recycled glass. The material contains at least 49% post-industrial recycled content. The 11/2-inch-thick slabs are available in five colors: natural, latte, otter, thunder, and quinault. Each piece is unique...