SFC plans pair of West Coast events
January 24, 2014,
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — The Sustainable Furnishings Council has a pair of events planned on the West Coast to kick off 2014.
The SFC, an advocate for environmentally responsible design and creating healthful homes, will host a panel discussion during the Las Vegas Market. And on Jan. 30, the group will offer a tour of a fire-safe, non-toxic and energy-efficient residence in Los Angeles designed by Robin Wilson.
"Forward-thinking businesses are applying the cradle-to-cradle approach to get ahead in their markets, without compromising design and beauty," said SFC Executive Director Susan Inglis. "Las Vegas Market attendees will learn firsthand how to implement these cutting-edge strategies."
Next, the SFC sets off to Los Angeles for an exclusive tour of EcoBungalow-LA, designed by Wilson of Robin Wilson Home. SFC, named the charity of choice for EcoBungalow-LA, will host tours on Thursday, Jan. 30.
"EcoBungalow-LA is a living laboratory of sustainable design that will showcase healthy, affordable space with high design," Wilson said.
Located in the Beverlywood neighborhood of Los Angeles, the multi-generational house has WaterSense-certified products, a solar power system, energy-efficient lighting, non-toxic flooring, hypoallergenic bedding, a hard-wired fire monitoring system and a home camera system. Products from SFC members are featured in EcoBungalow-LA, including wall coverings from Aronel Design Studio, upholstery from Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams and other furniture from Salamander.
Both events are free. The Las Vegas Market Cradle to Cradle seminar is open to all show attendees. Pre-registration at ecobungalow-la.com is required to tour EcoBungalow-LA on Jan. 30; available tours are 10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 6 p.m. or 7 p.m.