Monday, July 30, 2007

Kitchen Village is now Green!

Kitchen Village now offers GREEN cabinetry! Our Koch Cabinets brand now offers a formaldehyde-free, sustainable source construction. Utilizing rapidly renewable wheatboard for the case construction and certified managed forests' Beech hardwood for doors and drawer fronts the Koch product follows all specifications as set forth by Leed Certification!

Why we’re GREEN!

Wheat Board Box – Instead of using particle board to construct our cabinets a wheat board core is used.

Formaldehyde Free – All of the wood products and wheat board used are formaldehyde free.

Non VOC Adhesives - The adhesives used are non VOC (volatile organic compounds) adhesives and are formaldehyde free.

Low VOC Finish – The finish used is low VOC and formaldehyde free.

Certified Hardwood – Rustic and clear German beech are PEFC certified.

Wood Species – Other wood species available include: red oak, hickory, rustic hickory, maple, cherry, knotty alder, clear alder, and ash. While these species are not FSC or PEFC certified, they are drawn from domestic forests utilizing sound forestry practices.

Leed Certified – All specifications set forth by Leed Certification are followed.