Mother Earth Living


Shower Tunes: A Green Bathroom Remodel

What makes this bathroom remodel sing? An Austin green builder explains.



Glass-block walls and hints of red accent contrast with black and white tiling and amenities to revivify this bathroom. Ceramic tile can be a green, low-cost, remodeling alternative.
Photography By Alan Pogue
Glass-block walls and hints of red accent contrast with black and white tiling and amenities to revivify this bathroom. Ceramic tile can be a green, low-cost, remodeling alternative.
Photography By Alan Pogue
Glass-block walls and hints of red accent contrast with black and white tiling and amenities to revivify this bathroom. Ceramic tile can be a green, low-cost, remodeling alternative.
Photography By Alan Pogue
Ceramic tile works well for countertops and borders, has relatively low environmental impact, and is available in colors to suit all tastes.
Photography By Alan Pogue
Glass-block walls and hints of red accent contrast with black and white tiling and amenities to revivify this bathroom. Ceramic tile can be a green, low-cost, remodeling alternative.
Photography By Alan Pogue
Glass-block walls and hints of red accent contrast with black and white tiling and amenities to revivify this bathroom. Ceramic tile can be a green, low-cost, remodeling alternative.
This water-conserving Price-Pfister showerhead uses an astounding 2.5 gallons of water per minute, while conventional showerheads use 6 gallons per minute. In a move to reuse and recycle, D’Ann donated her old bathroom fixtures to a Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Austin.
Photography By Alan Pogue
Glass-block walls and hints of red accent contrast with black and white tiling and amenities to revivify this bathroom. Ceramic tile can be a green, low-cost, remodeling alternative.
Photography By Alan Pogue

















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