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Luxurious design without compromise

In a groundbreaking partnership with industry leaders in green design and air quality experts, Healthy Home 2010 is a real-life educational model for healthy living that raises the bar on sustainable design by focusing on healthier indoor environments.

 

The project brings together the expertise of leaders in building, design and technology, who have joined forces to showcase the best in sustainable design, new technologies, green building materials and healthful interior design.

Paint: Paint is zero VOC.

Area rug: Rug is made from organic wool with all-natural dye.

Sofas: Sofas are made from natural materials with low VOC stains and no added urea-formaldehyde.

Coffee table: Coffee table is made from reclaimed wood.

Fireplace mantel: Mantel is made from reclaimed locally harvested black walnut and the low VOC natural lacquer is derived from tree sap. The fireplace surround is made from locally recycled materials.

Cabinetry: Low VOC natural lacquer is derived from tree sap.  The bronze pulls are reused, and the top is quartz made of a non-porous material that doesn’t need to be sealed, thus eliminating chemicals.

Paint: Paint is zero VOC.

Cabinetry and furniture: The furniture is made with no added urea-formaldehyde and low VOC stains and paints. Fabric is made from organic materials and all-natural dyes.

Appliances: Energy Star appliance. The oven is a healthy alternative to a microwave because it doesn’t emit any radioactive waves.

Countertops: Quartz countertops are non-porous and don’t need to be sealed, thus eliminating chemicals. They have no added urea-formaldehyde or VOCs.

Backsplash: Tiles are made from recycled materials.

The goal was to create a serene, luxurious retreat where the home owners can relax and unwind using healthy products that don't compromise luxurious design.

The window treatments add a rich contrast to the room and meet the healthy standard of the home since they are made from natural fibres that are sustainably grown and harvested. The designers were able to adhere to the healthy guidelines of the home without compromising luxury and create a beautiful transitional treatment that complements the rest of the room and the home.

Flooring: Certified for indoor air quality.

Paint: Paint is zero VOC.

Bed and nightstands: Made with no added urea-formaldehyde and low VOC stains and paints.

Guest chairs: Made from FSC certified wood and organic fabric with low VOC natural lacquer derived from tree sap and no added urea-formaldehyde.

Side table: Features a reclaimed granite top, body made of palmwood, which is a bi-product of coconut industry, locally harvested walnut from a sustainably managed forest and a natural lacquer finish.

Antique bench and armoire: Pieces are repurposed antiques.

Bedding: Made from organic fabric and all-natural dye.

Area rug: Organic silk with all-natural dye.

Window treatments: Fabric is made of 100% natural fibres that are sustainably grown and harvested.

Area rug: Made from organic wool with all-natural dye.

Furniture: Made from 100% certified woods and 100% biodegradable fabrics or recyclable materials.

Window treatments: Fabric is made of 100% natural fibers that are sustainably grown and harvested.

Sanware: WaterSense and designed for comfort.

Vanity and mirror: Pieces are made from reclaimed locally harvested black walnut and the low VOC natural lacquer finish is derived from tree sap.

Countertop: Quartz countertops are non-porous and don’t need to be sealed, thus eliminating chemicals. They have no added urea-formaldehyde or VOCs.

Built with the needs of a young family in mind, The design plan for this home brings together style and wellness by combining traditional green building materials with healthy, beautiful interiors.

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