Here's the space opposite the living room. On most days, no artificial light is needed to brighten the interiors. Relying on natural light (greener than a CFL or LED bulb!) was one of the key green features Ian incorporated throughout the home. The rich flooring is ultra-strong FSC-certified strand bamboo by Smith + Fong, green materials being another element taken into consideration in the GreenPoint rating.  Building Green in Albany by Diana Budds