Hotels Can Save with Energy-Saving Retro-fits

Existing hotels can conserve energy, lessen their carbon footprints, and reduce utility bills through the use of the Hotel Room Retro-fit kit. The innovative device, invented by EnOcean, won honorable mention in the “Green Building” category of the recent 2009 AHR Expo Innovation Awards competition. The kit features a self-powered wireless hotel key card switch […]

Eco-friendly Kids’ Furniture

When furnishing your little one’s room, nontoxic materials and good indoor air quality are important considerations that will create a healthy environment for your developing child. Some U.S. furniture manufacturers go the extra mile and offer solid wood furniture that is made with nontoxic paints to minimize harmful VOCs, or Volatile Organic Compounds. Stay with […]

Windows, Part 1: Low-E Coatings

Feeling a draft through those old windows? If caulking and sealing around your existing windows doesn’t do the trick, or if you have inefficient or uninsulated windows that are not well-suited for your climate, it may be time for replacements. Whether you are looking for windows for new construction or replacements for an existing house, […]

Green Spas

Several spas in the Atlanta area are making efforts to pamper you in green surroundings “We’ve always been interested in building with energy efficiency and eco-chic design,” said Cici Coffee, founder and CEO of Natural Body Salon and Shoppe, which expects to receive platinum certification for the new Brookhaven spa. ajc.com

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