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Tips for a #green kitchen remodel that includes antique appliances. #AskAPro

Tips for a #green kitchen remodel that includes antique appliances. #AskAPro

Share on Facebook Buzz it! Share on Twitter Print Subscribe Question Is it possible to include antique appliances in my kitchen renovation and still be green? Asked by Kim Riverton, NJ I love the look of antique appliances but am planning on being as environmentally friendly as possible during my kitchen reno. I am having a hard time finding budget friendly 'antique-looking' new appliances. Can restored antique appliances be energy star compliant? Any ideas? Answer Answered by Polly Osborne, FAIA, LEED AP Los Angeles, CA Polly Osborne Architects May 24, 2013 Dear Kim, Energy Star rates refrigerators, freezers, water coolers, water heaters and dish washers. So if you saved a lovely ancient stove from a landfill and bought the rest new you would be getting the biggest of the energy hogs of the kitchen taken care of; that’s the refrigerator for electricity and the dishwasher ...

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