Sustainable Surfaces

Hucal, Michelle Clark
March 2004
Environmental Design & Construction;Mar2004, Vol. 7 Issue 2, pS12
Trade Publication
Focuses on the sustainable design and construction of kitchens and bathrooms for ecological houses in the U.S. Recommendation for the design and construction of kitchens and bathrooms; Use of green products and sustainable technologies; Emphasis on conserving energy and resources.


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