Green or eco-friendly interior design focuses on improving indoor air quality as well as reducing the impact that furniture purchases have on the environment.
How does it affect me?
The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that most Americans spend approximately 90% of their time indoors, where the concentrations of some pollutants are often two to five times higher than typical outdoor concentrations. Since so much of our time is spent indoors, it’s crucial that close attention is paid to the products that we bring into our homes.
There is a wide selection of products available at a range of price points to suit any budget or style. Once you have settled on a design concept, the fun starts in sourcing and selecting the products to compliment the design. Here are some points to consider.