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Going Green: Eco-Friendly Home Improvement and Building Products

 

Want to go green on your next home improvement project? Take a look at Carter Oosterhouse’s favorite eco-friendly (and often economical) supplies and materials.

 

San Antonio Design RemodelingComposite Decking

Because it is made from a combination of a wood waste and recycled plastic, composite decking yields superior strength, longevity and dimensional stability. It won’t warp, crack, splinter or rot like wood. Read more

How to Go Green: Bathroom Renovation

 

San Antonio Design RemodelingLet’s face it: the North American bathroom isn’t the most glamorous of rooms. Ranging from staid and boring to downright dangerous, with slippery showers and water hogging toilet tanks and tubs set in a poorly ventilated, water-tight box, many modern bathrooms just haven’t been designed as thoughtfully the rest of our homes. Read more

 

 

 

 

 

Building Green on a Budget: Advice from Leading Architects

 

By Lisa Taylor Minor

 

San Antonio Design RemodelerWhat are the best ways to build sustainably within budget constraints? We asked several leading architects for insight on this timely issue. Their collective advice on building green on a budget is to return to the fundamentals of good design and choose climate-appropriate materials that offer a quick payback. Read more