Renovating or remodeling a home requires some pretty serious decision making skills. From color schemes and textures to shapes, materials and much more – most homeowners spend more time actually planning for their renovation than the entire project actually lasts.
However, renovating your home also provides you with the unique opportunity to not only make better decisions regarding style – but also energy efficiency and environmental health. Not to mention, choosing from eco-friendly home materials helps you to narrow down the list.
Here are three popular eco-friendly home materials for your remodel:
RECYCLED GLASS COUNTERTOPS – Everyone has fallen in love with the classy appearance of stone countertops – especially marble and granite. However, quarrying and engineering these materials aren’t exactly friendly on the environment. To achieve the same look, consider recycled glass counters. These beautiful and sustainable countertops are usually fashioned from recycled jars and bottles, and give your home a luxurious and unique touch.
by Howells Architecture + Design / photo by Matt Niebuhr