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Optimista is a DIY Renovation Project Featuring Sustainable Materials
Posted By Colin Slais On January 11, 2013 @ 4:45 pm In green Interiors,Reader Submitted Content | 1 Comment
Optimista  is a family home remodel located in Phoenix, Arizona, named after its owner’s outlook on the future. The house renovation was treated as a DIY project  that would employ not only custom furniture hand-built and installed by the occupants of the home, but sustainable elements that include low-flow plumbing, CFL/LED lighting , sealed doors/windows, and participation in the local recycling program. Anything that was in the house previously and not reused was donated to charity.
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