Green building is not only great for the environment, it can be easy on your wallet as well. What used to
be considered an expensive building option reserved for homeowners willing to sacrifice comfort and aesthetic appeal is now becoming a logical and economical choice for any lifestyle.
"Green building doesn't have to be more expensive than standard building, especially if we're discussing renovations" says Hannah Purdy, architect and designer with Walsh & Purdy Architects.
"There are more and more products coming on the market all the time - from pressed paper countertops to denim insulation."
A green-built kitchen can save a lot of money, cutting water, energy and product replacement costs. Here are some tips on how to make your kitchen friendly to the environment, as well as
to your bank account.