The Palmer Design Group, Inc.

Transforming the Built Environment
 Toward a Sustainable Future
SUSTAINABILITY PROFILE: Bazzeo Eco-Cabinetry
Bazzeo Cabinetry is 100% recyclable, and is made in the USA from 100% post-consumer, recycled and recovered wood waste products, containing no added formaldehyde and with no detectable off-gassing. The Bazzeo PAPERSTONE - based cabinetry is made from 100% post-consumer wastepaper, bound together by non-toxic, petroleum-free resins made from the crushed shells of cashews. Bazzeo cabinetry doors are manufactured from a compressed wheat-grass core covered with exotic technical veneers. Bazzeo Cabinetry has been awarded the Green Dot Award for Sustainability Practices, as well as the DesignerUK Gold Medal for Sustainable Design in the Furniture Category, the Evergreen Seal for Sustainable Manufacturing Practices, and the Innovative Green Design Award for Sustainable Manufacturing Processes & Sustainable Product Innovation. Bazzeo Cabinetry can contribute to LEED credits in the 'Materials & Resources' category. The Bazzeo manufacturing facility practices zero-waste resource management.

At the

heart of

any Home

is the Kitchen,

and nowhere is

there greater opportunity

to create

a true

sense

of place.

SUSTAINABILITY PROFILE: PLATO Woodwork
PLATO Woodwork has a long history of sustainable practices, having been operated by the same family for five generations, since 1893. Their products have earned the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association Environmental Stewardship Certification. PLATO Cabinetry is built in the USA and is California Air Resources Board-Compliant, as well as Certified NAUF (No Added Urea Formaldehyde). PLATO's finishes are Low-VOC and are HAP Compliant (for Hazardous Air Pollutants). Their manufacturing facility practices Green Waste Management and Recycling. PLATO products are also available with an as-specified product option for projects with specific Sustainability Requirements. PLATO Woodwork makes sustainable living accessible to everyone, with product offerings for even the most discerning budget.

With all

the mixing, sharing,

and laughter, 

there is

more cooking

in here

than just

another

great meal.

SUSTAINABILITY PROFILE: PAPERSTONE Countertops
PAPERSTONE Products are made from recycled paper, bound together with non-petroleum resins, and are created from 100% made-in-the-US raw materials. The majority of their raw materials are certified recycled by the Rainforest Alliance to the Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC) standards, and are certified food-safe by NSF International. Paperstone Products enjoy a high durability rating, and contribute toward LEED credits in the category of 'Materials & Resources'.

 Whether a

sleek, minimalist

design,

highly-traditional,

or

somewhere

in-between,

the

beauty is

in

the details.

CORBELS & PILASTERS

Deeply-carved pilasters, corbels and stiles add rich layers  of detail to the traditional-styled kitchen

SUSTAINABILITY PROFILE: HOME APPLIANCES, EQUIPMENT,  & LIGHTING
We promote & specify home products which qualify for inclusion in the Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) Listing for Tier 1 (Equivalent to Energy Star), Tier 2 (Exceeds Energy Star), or Tier 3 (Exceptional Energy Performance). Recommendations for products are made with respect to the project's sustainability goals, design requirements, & budget.  

COOKING

Seasonings, Spices, Oils-

the building blocks 

of a great meal.

Keep them always within reach and easy to find.

With

interior fitments

accessories

to suit

every need,

even the smallest kitchen 

can be

organized

and

efficient.

SUSTAINABILITY PROFILE: INDUCTION COOKING TECHNOLOGY
Induction Cooking is vastly more energy-efficient than conventional, electrical resistance cooking, using only 1/10th of the energy of conventional electric cooktops, and cooking twice as fast as gas. Induction cooking creates an electro-magentic field which stimulates the iron molecules in the cooking vessel to generate heat in the pan, while the cooktop surface itself remains cool to the touch. Turning the dial results in an instantaneous response of the temperature in the pot, saving time and energy over the comparatively slow response of conventional electric cooktops. Of the energy produced in the magnetic coil, 100% of it goes into the pan, with no energy lost to the surrounding space. 

          Truly, the kitchen is one of our favorite 

rooms to create, and one that we take particular

care in personalizing to our clients. 

We also create bathrooms which offer spa-like amenities, such as over-sized shower-rooms with multiple shower-heads... 

...soaking tubs, 

subtle lighting, &

 comfortable benches

for a

relaxing,

regenerative 

experience.

The Palmer Design Group, Inc. specializes in Sustainable-Luxury Home Design & Products. Contact us for your initial design session to learn more.

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