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These durable, efficient products will last for years-and save you money in the long run.

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 Building Products  
Choose sustainably harvested and reclaimed wood flooring, or chemical-free recycled or manufactured alternatives such as carpet, stone, brick, and tile.

Armstrong; 800/233-3823 or 
EcoTimber; 415/258-8454 or 
Endura Wood Products; 503/233-7090 or 
Flooring Alternatives; 510/550-4449 or 
Golden Look; 800/433-5397 or 
Greener Lifestyles; 206/545-4405 or 
Interface FLOR; 866/281-3567 or 
Mohawk; 800/266-4295 or 
Teragren; 800/929-6333 or

Look for natural and recycled fibers without chemical additives or offgassing from volatile organic compounds (VOCs).

Bonded Logic, Inc.; 480/812-9114 or 
InnoTherm; 828/466-1147 or 
Johns Manville; 800/654-3103 or 
GreenFiber; 800/228-0024 or

 Windows and Doors 
Opt for designs that minimize wear and tear. Seek Energy Star-certified products to help reduce power bills, and buy impact-resistant and UV-protective glass to guard your interiors.

Andersen Windows and Doors; 888/888-7020 or 
Comfort Line, Ltd.; 800/522-4999 or 
Henselstone Window & Door Systems; 540/937-5796 or 
JELD-WEN; 877/535-3462 or 
Marvin Windows and Doors; 888/537-7828 or 
Pella; 800/374-4758 or 
PGT WinGard; 
Simonton Windows; 800/542-9118 or

 Paints and Finishes 
Read labels to find finishes with low to no offgassing.

American Clay; 866/404-1634 or 
Auro; 888/302-9352 or 
Benjamin Moore; 
Ecological Paint; 520/628-1553 or 
Olympic, available at Lowe's; 800/445-6937 or 
Rodda Paint; 
Safecoat; 800/239-0321 or 
Sundance catalog's Prairie Paint; 800/422-2770 or 
Yolo Colorhouse; 503/493-8275 or

 Framework and Exterior Finishes 
Shop for hurricane-resistant bracing systems and low-maintenance composites that protect natural resources. These long-lasting products won't warp, rot, or crack, even in coastal environments.

AZEK; 877/275-2935 or 
Eldorado Stone; 
Simpson Strong Tie; 
Tamko Building Products (also offers composite roofing systems); 
TimberTech; 800/307-7780 or 
Trex; 800/289-8739 or 
Trimax Building Products; 866/987-4629 or

 Appliances and Fixtures 
Renovating a kitchen? Look for the Energy Star label on appliances. When shopping for bath fixtures, choose dual-flush toilets and other water-saving devices.

Broan; 800/558-1711 or 
GE Appliances; 800/626-2005 or 
Jenn-Air; 800/688-1100 or 
Lennox; 800/953-6669 or 
Moen; 800/289-6636 or 
NuTone; 888/336-3948 or 
Toto; 888/295-8134 or 
Viking; 888/845-4641 or 

Look for the Energy Star label here, too. The bulbs listed below last longer and save more energy than incandescent bulbs. They also help purify the air.

Greenlite; 800/930-2111 or 
Ozone Lite; 800/494-8292 or

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