Archive for the ‘Eco Bathrooms’ Category
Eco- friendly Bathroom Accessories
Posted on: Thursday, March 14th, 2013 at 5:13 pm
In the present world, protecting the environment is one of the most important targets of the people of the world. Everyone is trying their own part to protect the environment in every possible way they can. Bathroom is one of the most important places in your home and you should take proper care of your bathroom. You can also use eco friendly accessories in your bathroom. It will make your bathroom look beautiful as well as will increase the value of your home.
You can also use curtains made of eco friendly material for your bathroom. Provisions can also be made to reduce the energy consumption in your bathroom as much as possible by the installation of solar units. Try and use eco friendly products for cleaning your bathroom as the gases and chemicals emitted by most harmful products during cleaning cause immense harm to the environment. You can choose from a host of other eco friendly accessories for your bathroom.
Green Water Features for Your Bathroom
Posted on: Saturday, November 3rd, 2012 at 8:08 am
With people becoming so environmentally conscious these days, there are many things which are being tried these days in every sector of life. Using various methods to save energy and the environment can help us reduce our own carbon print. Using a green technology in your own home is not as expensive as it sounds. As a mater of fact, it actually will help you save a lot of money gradually. You could use special flushes and taps which use less water and more pressure to create a good water flow but by using less of it.
You could also try using special transpiration water technology. The water which you use to flush the toilet and clean the bathroom can be taken from transpiration water. This technology needs a small green house or tank where there would be small plants growing. The transpiration which occurs from the plant is used. The gaseous moisture is condensed and taken and collected which is directly sent to the bathroom pipes of the flush and the tap water which can be used for required purposes.
Eco-friendly bathroom remodeling tips
Posted on: Thursday, July 26th, 2012 at 7:23 pm
There are a few things that you can do for giving your bathroom an eco friendly remodeling. Firstly, you will have to check the entire space of the bathroom and figure out the kind of furniture you will keep in the area. The furniture that is needed include racks, shelves, cabinets, panels and drawers.
Bamboo can be a good idea for such furniture as they are quite good absorbents and they are also quite durable. You should go for materials that are based on water for your adhesives and sealants. You can also use the materials that are made of oil from plants. For the décor of the bathroom, you should go for materials like organic cotton, hemp and bamboo as they are quite eco friendly. Make sure that the bathroom is modeled in a way so that there is enough natural lighting inside the room. This way, you will not have to switch the lights on during the daytime.
How to renovate your bathroom to go green
Posted on: Friday, April 8th, 2011 at 7:55 pm
Many home owners have come up with the idea of going green. If you are about to renovate your bathroom, then why don’t you try going green? That’s the best way of saying that you’re on natures side.
Firstly, make your bathroom energy efficient. To keep the bathroom warm, you can always use radiant heating for the floors. Once the heaters are turned off, the room will retain the heat. Secondly, keep the costs down while renovating the bathroom. Instead of using geezers or water heaters, you can use solar water heater. That saves not only your money, but energy as well. You can also use green lights to keep the costs low.
Apart from this, use non toxic materials to renovate your bathroom so that it can last for many years. Do not use VOC (volatile organic compound) as it is toxic and may harm you in the long run.
How to build an eco friendly bathroom
Posted on: Thursday, January 27th, 2011 at 6:25 pm
Eco friendly interior decorations, even in the bathrooms, are one of the happening trends these days—-as apart from being stylish they also help to purify the environment. And if you are wondering how to make your bathroom eco friendly, you can check the following point.
Go for the organic or bamboo accessories. You can use the organic linens like cotton towels, shower curtains or the hand-knit rugs. Herbal soaps, shampoos or conditioners also keep your bathroom green. Saving of water will help a great deal in keeping your bathroom eco friendly. There are devices like the toilet flush lid basin or tank less water heaters, fitted with mechanisms which need less water consumption.
Regarding the lighting options, get the “Energy Star” rated lighting devices as they strictly follow the guidelines for energy efficiency regulated by the U. S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. While painting, go for the colors which are free of the VOCs i.e. the volatile organic compounds.
Green Bathroom Renovation
Posted on: Friday, September 18th, 2009 at 9:11 am
Is your bathroom out dated and needs remodeling? Well you can now go green by renovating your bathroom with energy saving and eco friendly resources. The products to use in a bathroom should be recycled and attractive altogether. By improving you bathroom with green products it becomes more valuable especially in a time like this when people are looking to buy “green” homes. Vanities and floors made from environmentally friendly material are the way to go. No matter you choice make the bathroom look attractive.
As you renovate you bathroom go for recycled countertops, refinished sinks and fixtures, they will in the long run save you money. Changing the old standard toilet in your bathroom to a smaller dual flush toilet for reduction of water consumption is a good idea. The lighting in the bathroom can also be changed from incandescent to halogen or fluorescent lighting which saves much energy.