FromCase Study: Tulsa, Okla., Loft Townhomes
Navarro used compact fluorescent recessed lights throughout the living area but speced longer-lasting LED bulbs for the taller ceiling, where they are harder to replace. The Cree LED lights—LLF LR6 12-watt can inserts in standard insulation-contact (IC) cans—have a 25-year life span and produce less heat than compact fluorescent, incandescent, and halogen bulbs. 919.991.0700. www.creells.com.
Raised wood counters were reclaimed from a 100-year-old barn. Work-height countertops are Squawk Mountain Stone, hand-cast from recycled paper, recycled glass, coal fly ash, and cement. The material is finished with Jamo’s water-based, low-VOC Stone Specific sealer. Squawk Mountain Stone: 425.486.3417. www.tmi-online.com. Jamo: 800.826.6852. www.jamoinc.com.