Green Home Design, Construction, Purchasing, and Re-Greening the Existing Home.
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What does Green Building mean? Green Building, also known as sustainable building, is essentially the use of design and construction methods and materials that are resource efficient. It takes into account the relationship between the health of our built environments, the health of our natural ...
I moved to Traverse City in late October of 2007. I quickly found that "green" education and promoting sustainability is vital to this area. I lived in Washington DC for 20 plus years where I have seen the impact years of neglect can lead to. I have also seen the dramatic improvements "green" ...
1. Green up your appliances. Getting rid of that old refrigerator in the garage could save you as much as $150 a year, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Appliance use comprises about 18% of a typical home's total energy bill, with the fridge being one of the biggest energy hogs. I...
When most buyers look for their new home it's an emotional decision. They look at the curb appeal and the layout while trying to decide where every thing will go. It's a wonderful feeling to find that home that's just right.The Realtor did their job too; they pointed out all the features of the...