Sourcing Sustainable Bamboo Flooring

After looking through many sustainable floor materials for their new home, one couple settles on bamboo flooring for the majority of their living space. As with many house-building choices, finding a truly green bamboo floor requires a little product research.

Sustainable Flooring Options

How to choose a sustainable flooring product. Review of sustainable flooring used over time and links to more material choices.

Seeking Electric In-Floor Heat

Jessica Kellner, editor of Natural Home & Garden, is beginning research on electric in-floor radiant floor heating products as an efficient method of heating the new nursery.

The New Loo Part 2

Simran Sethi writes about choosing eco-friendly paints, tiles, and other aspects of her renovated bathroom.

Is Radiant-Floor Heating a Good Choice?

Radiant floor heating may save energy in the average home, but for especially well insulated new houses, here's why it's probably not your best option.

Zero-VOC Me

Environmental journalist Simran Sethi goes through the process of rejuvenating her hardwood floors, and describes how to avoid harmful ingredients in cleaning products, such as volatile organic compounds, in the process.