"The Green Home: A Sunset Design Guide" explains what makes certain products and homes green or sustainable, where to find green products, and how using green products is beneficial to the environment and homeowners. Filled with hundreds of photographs showing how beautiful green can be, "The Green Home" describes products and building principles in clear, nontechnical language. Green choices include flooring, wall treatments, stains and adhesives, cabinets, countertops, furniture, lighting, plumbing fixtures, insulation, roofing, siding, systems, new construction and landscaping. Features include: dozens of small, easy steps that can be taken to be more environmentally and health conscious when making building and design decisions about homes; case studies showing examples of spaces that have been made green; and, quotes from trusted Sunset experts on the latest trends in green design.
Author Bridget Biscotti Bradley is a writer and editor specializing in home improvement and green building. She is also the owner of Reclaim, a green home boutique in Menlo Park, California. Sunset Magazine has a circulation of over 1.1 million and a readership of 5.325 million.