Green Kitchen

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Green Kitchen

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January 2, 2014 l Topics:Blogs l By kn
Each year we see more clients who want to make their kitchens more environmentally friendly. Whether
they are looking for more efficient appliances or products manufactured in more sustainable ways, with
more sustainable materials, we have seen this segment of the market grow. The demand for “greener”
kitchens has been heard by manufacturers, who are offering customers what they are asking for.
Brookhaven
Brookhaven Cabinets by Wood-Mode are an excellent example of a company that is going above and
beyond when it comes to reducing their environmental footprint. For Wood-Mode environmentalism
isn’t something new; rather, for the 65+ years they have been in business, the company has maintained
a commitment to environmentally-sound policies and practices in their manufacturing. Wood-Mode is
certified by the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association (KCMA) as meeting the standards for their
Environmental Stewardship Program (ESP). The ESP program recognizes industry manufacturers who
use environmentally-friendly materials and production processes. To qualify and maintain certification,
a manufacturer is evaluated each year on compliance in five categories: air quality, product resource
management, process resource management, environmental stewardship, and community relations as
well as energy conservation and recycling programs. Learn more about the KCMA ESP program online.
Appliances
Naturally homeowners are interested in finding more environmentally-friendly versions of appliances
for their homes, and it’s no wonder—the U.S. EPA and the U.S. Department of Energy ENERGY STAR
program estimates that energy efficient choices can save households up to one-third on their energy
bills. Energy Star ratings can help you choose products. You can reference the ENERGY STAR Qualified
Products resource page for more information on how to find ENERGY STAR products, as well as
information on how a product earns the label, how to save energy at home, and more.
To learn more about the energy efficient appliances we carry, stop in and visit our showroom. K&N Sales
is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. We are conveniently located at 1401 Shepherd Dr. in
Houston, TX.
 

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