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Welcome…
Wednesday, 28 Apr, 2010 – 19:14 | No Comment
Welcome…

Welcome to the companion site for our new book, “Dreaming Green Eco-Fabulous Homes Designed to Inspire”. Just five years ago, when our family began a top-to-bottom green renovation of a Manhattan brownstone, it seemed …

Green Tip of the Week #2 Light up Your Life…
Sunday, 12 Oct, 2008 – 8:32 | No Comment
Green Tip of the Week #2 Light up Your Life…

Are you worried that your rooms will be lit like stuffy offices if you use compact florescent bulbs? We were too until we chose the proper light fixtures that allowed the warm textiles of the shades to serve as filters, giving the rooms a more natural looking light palette.

Green Tip of the Week #1 Sleeping with the Enemy…
Saturday, 4 Oct, 2008 – 7:51 | No Comment
Green Tip of the Week #1 Sleeping with the Enemy…

Did you know that most mattresses contain formaldehyde? That’s the stuff they use to preserve pigs brains for your kid’s science class. Are you sure you want to sleep on it too?

Press: Our Green Townhouse in the News
Thursday, 2 Oct, 2008 – 9:20 | No Comment
Press: Our Green Townhouse in the News

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Good Housekeeping Magazine’s “Your Good House” Article on Our Green House

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New York House Magazine Article on our Green Townhouse

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Our Green Townhouse
Friday, 26 Sep, 2008 – 14:53 | No Comment
Our Green Townhouse

“Early in the process, we decided that almost every aspect of the renovation was going to be green – from the gut job to the design. We wanted a healthy house made of chemical-free, natural materials that didn’t pillage the earth.” -Lisa Sharkey

Share Your Green House Story…
Monday, 22 Sep, 2008 – 6:30 | No Comment
Share Your Green House Story…

Are you living the Green Dream? Have you swapped out your old life for a cleaner, greener one or are you just getting started? No matter how large or small, we want to hear your …