Coming Home: Building a Green Dream Home

Natural Home & Garden publisher Linda Ligon and her husband settle into their dream home.

ABOVE: The living room features Douglas fir ceilings, an energy­efficient fireplace built into winged walls, and polished cement floors, into which a radiant in-floor heating system has been built. The concrete floors were ground smooth, then retroplated in a glass-like sealing process so they never need to be waxed. Alden Amos made the spinning wheel.