Reusable water bottles used to all be made out of plastic, but nowadays consumers are switching over to greener, healthier options made out of glass, stainless steel and even biodegradable materials.
How About A Steel Home? Easy on the Wallet, Easy on the Planet Green homes of the future will contain a lot less wood
The Age of the Steel Home: Besides its strength & resistance to weather & fire, steel is ultimately recyclable; two-thirds of it comes from recycled stock.
When Mary and Howard Maynard were building a new home in Connecticut, the design included an 18-foot high wall of glass that spanned nearly the entire east side of the structure. Wood framing would not have been effective. “That vast space had a number of tricky structural implications,” says Howard Maynard, adding that the engineer […]