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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

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Optimista [1] 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 [2] 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 [3], sealed doors/windows, and participation in the local recycling program. Anything that was in the house previously and not reused was donated to charity.

+ [1] Optimista [1]

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[1] Optimista: http://www.colinedwardslais.blogspot.com/p/optimista-home-remodel.html

[2] DIY project: http://www.inhabitat.com/diy

[3] LED lighting: http://inhabitat.com/video-the-led-bulb-challenge-we-upgrade-5-designer-lamps-at-icff-with-low-energy-led-bulbs/

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