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Natural Awakenings Chicago

Learn About Choosing Sustainable Wood for Home Remodeling

Jan 27, 2017 02:02PM

The Green Home Chicago Design Center will present The Nature of Local and Sustainable Wood, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., February 9, featuring Joe Verich, executive vice president of Wisconsin Mill and Michael Silaghi, expert wood installer. Attendees will learn about sustainability of products; local versus overseas woods; no-VOC stains versus polyurethane finishes; and best installation practices. Refreshments will be served. February promotions include 10 percent off of all wood orders.

                Green Home Chicago supports local and American-made products, local artists and artisans. Their green criteria include recycled, non-toxic and sustainable materials. They focus on listening to customers, hearing their vision for their home or office, and then helping them to create a space that’s healthy and functional, and also looks fabulous.

                They specialize in eco-chic kitchens, including sustainable cabinetry, countertops, tile, flooring and accessories, as well as bathroom remodeling. Furniture, drapery, flooring materials and eco-friendly interior design products are available for purchase.

Cost: Free. Location: 213 N. Morgan, Ste. 1-D, Chicago. Designers are eligible for CEUs. Registration required via email at [email protected]. For more information, call 312-432-9400 or visit