• Energy Efficient Home Design & Top Tricks

Upgrading to an Energy Efficient Home

January 8th, 2021|

The concept of energy efficiency has been around for quite a few decades now, but it has only recently caught momentum. With global warming and depletion of our natural resources, we have become acutely aware [...]

  • What To Look For in a Kitchen Paint?

What To Look For in a Kitchen Paint?

January 8th, 2021|

When it comes to kitchen paint, a lot of brands fail to create one that is eco-friendly, safe and performs well. The focus is more on creating ideal paint for bedrooms, bathrooms, dining rooms, living [...]

  • Sugar Soap - Do I need sugar soap

What is sugar soap and do I need to use it?

January 8th, 2021|

Introduction to sugar soap. As the name suggests, sugar soap is used to ‘’clean’’ walls for the purpose of decorating them. Don’t get fooled by the name ‘’Sugar soap’’ as there is no sugar in [...]

  • Eco Friendly Jargon

Confused about the Eco-Friendly Terminology and Jargon?

August 14th, 2020|

Over time, the world has become increasingly more conscious of a need to protect and preserve the environment. People are more environment-conscious now than they have ever been before. With this awareness, several new [...]

  • What is spray foam insulation for the home and is it worth it

What is spray foam insulation for the home and is it worth it?

July 16th, 2020|

The importance of home insulation cannot be understated. Having your home insulated is a great way to increase the energy efficiency of the household, decrease the electricity bill, and basically create a comfortable living [...]

  • Indoor Air Quality

What is Indoor Air Quality? Why it matters.

July 6th, 2020|

In our fast-paced lifestyles, we have become used to working long hours behind four walls – whether our work is in a corporate sector, the food industry, the public health domain, or practically anywhere. [...]

  • Limewash and whitewash on exterior walls

What is Limewash and where can I use it?

July 3rd, 2020|

Our guide to understanding what lime wash is, the history and traditional uses, as well as what is available and how to use. If you are looking for something particular, please use the jump [...]

​Zero Waste Tips For Everyone – How do you compare?

September 7th, 2016|

The zero-waste movement is picking up momentum, with more and more households aiming at eliminating their rubbish output entirely. Zero Waste Home and The Zero Garbage Challenge are among many global efforts to achieve a [...]

What’s Driving the Sustainable Interior Design Movement?

August 3rd, 2016|

Sustainable interior design has come a long way. From being exclusively the preserve of the counter-culture it has become part of the mainstream, with sustainable practices benefiting from an extra dash of zeitgeist-grabbing cool.But despite [...]

  • Eco Green Home Architecture

Green Futures: Eco Friendly Architecture Grows Up

March 30th, 2016|

Modern buildings have a bad reputation, and it's easy to see why. From the brutalist concrete shells of the 1960s to the materialist excess of the 1980s, right up to the wave of cheap, [...]

  • Straw Bale House Build

Straw Bale House Build: The Bricks of the Future?

March 16th, 2016|

When most of us hear the idea of a house made of straw, the first thing that comes to mind is the tale of the Three Little Pigs. But with straw now being recognised as [...]

The Green Clean: Cleaning Products and Your Eco-Friendly Home

February 20th, 2016|

Running an environmentally conscious home means considering every aspect of your lifestyle. From energy usage to food waste, there are myriad ways to cut your family's energy footprint and soften your impact on the environment, [...]

  • Deforestation

Guide: How To Choose Sustainable Woods for the Home

October 13th, 2015|

Why is Deforestation an Issue? Forests are useful to life on earth, including humans, in a number of ways. Perhaps the most important of these is in the way in which they absorb carbon [...]

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