All Blog Posts Tagged 'wood' (3)

More 'clean' products that might not make the grade

While hard-surface flooring is on every list for improving indoor air quality, the type of hard-surface flooring may be problematic, especially if your clients' health is already compromised.

This article on formaldehyde levels in laminate flooring emphatically waves the health flag. The article is based on testing of Chinese-made laminate…


Added by Shawna Henderson on October 10, 2014 at 10:50am — No Comments

High Efficiency Fireplace

How to Raise the Efficiency of Your Fireplace

by Don Ames,


Story tells of a gentleman that came home from work…


Added by Don Ames on November 8, 2011 at 11:00pm — 5 Comments

Your Wood Burning Fireplace is a Loser

Wood Burning Fireplace: Energy Efficiency Loser.

by Don Ames,, and the eNewsletter, the Energy Spy Insider

People can have a Love-hate relationship with their wood burning fireplace. There is a lot of loving and hating going on right about now, because cooler weather has come and there are about 35 million fireplaces in the U.S. Whether we are hanging the Christmas stockings with care or trying…


Added by Don Ames on November 6, 2011 at 9:50pm — 2 Comments

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