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  • New + Notable Green Building Products

    Roofing, flooring, water filtration, and more products for sustainable homes.

  • Silverwoods Offers Natural Surroundings, Green Amenities on the Coast

    Tradtional homes in Bethany Beach offer greener living without sacrificing buyer must-haves

  • Low-Impact Living in Texas Hill Country

    Drawing energy from the sun and water from the rain, the "Tonalacalli" LEED-Platinum custom home in Austin lives in harmony with nature.

  • Winery Leads to Nature

    By using simple, natural materials and blurring the lines between indoors and out, the Novelty Hill Januik Winery in Woodinville, Wash., connects wine enthusiasts to nature.

  • Naturals Plant-Based Finishes by AFM

    Naturals plant-based finishes contain no solvents or toxic ingredients such as preservatives or dryers. The products, which are SCS certified, help rejuvenate, weatherproof, and enhance the beauty of wood floors, fencing, timberwork, and decks, according to the firm. 619.239.0321.

  • Natura Zero-VOC Interior Paint by Benjamin Moore

    Natura zero-VOC interior paint is available in nearly 3,500 colors (plus limitless color-matching), with a waterborne colorant system that ensures the addition of colorant doesn’t affect VOC content. According to the company, the paint offers excellent hide and durability, dries quickly, is...

  • New and Notable Green Building Products

    A selection of new green building products, including a convenient greywater system, bamboo flooring, and zero-VOC paint.

  • Designers say pros need to use color throughout their homes–even if only sparingly–to wow potential customers.

    Adding color to your houses can make a big impact for not a lot of money.

  • Low-VOC Paints

    The company has added 18 new colors—including churlish green, cinder rose, and tanner’s brown, all shown here—to its paint lines, which include Estate Emulsion and Modern Emulsion low-VOC options. Estate Emulsion water-based paints are durable and wipeable, with a chalky matte finish and a 2% sheen...

  • Can American Clay's Zero-VOC Finish Save Energy?

    American Clay study to test customer claims that its eco-friendly clay finish also saves energy.