Eco Friendly Kitchens And Recycling

[an error occurred while processing this directive] A well-designed, attractive kitchen becomes the heart and soul of a home.

However, with the consequential use of l ighting, refrigeration and cooking it can become responsible for over 40 percent of a home's energy consumption. Add to that regular kitchen activities like water heating, plus general heating and cooling, and you begin to get the picture of how energy critical the kitchen really is.

Consideration could be made in the planning and design stage of a kitchen refurbishment project to improve t he home's energy performance. Broadening the scope of your project to include energy efficiency, ecological benefits, accessibility and health considerations will provide long -term cost savings, comfort, peace of mind and safety.

Here are some high-impact ideas for creating a "green" kitchen:

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