Happy and healthy in an eco-friendly home

Architect - FortyEighty Architecture , Builder - SureGreen , Designer - Distinctive Dwellings

Written by: Christina Kleiner

Shawna and Sherwood Johnson have always been conscious of the world around them. Growing up, they both learned the importance of environmentally safe practices and energy efficiency. “My mother has a solar house in North Carolina,” Sherwood says. “Both Shawna and I were taught about the importance of recycling and why it is important to look at the food you eat and the air you breathe.



Resources: Architect: FortyEighty Architecture; Builder: SureGreen; Designer: Distinctive Dwellings; Paint: PPG Pittsburgh Paints; Home automation: ELAN’s HomeLogic, installed by MGM Automation; Dog patio: K9Grass; Entry door and fireplace mantel: Urban Tree Forge; Appliances: GE Monogram, supplied by Bridgeville Appliance; Master bathroom vanity mirrors and towel racks: Iron Eden; Master bathroom countertops: PaperStone; Cabinetry: Carl Stevens, Stevens Woodworks; Climbing wall: Rockworks, Inc.; Flooring: Plyboo bamboo; EcoTimber bamboo; natural cork; Artemis Environmental; Loft railing panels: Lumicor; Lighting: Teka; Ogetti Luce; Juno; Lightolier; Sea Gull; George Kovacs; MinkaAire; Geothermal heating and cooling: Wade Heating and Cooling; Spray insulation: InsulRight; Landscape: Funyak Lawn & Landscape Management


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