going green: It Doesn't Take a Lot - Easy Ways to Help the Environment
- 03/15/11 06:35 PM
Many people I know have expressed interest in reducing their impact on
the Earth. But most bemoan the fact that doing anything
significant seems to require a large chunk of change. Who has
thousands laying around for solar panels and new efficient cars?
The fact is that there are a lot of little things that you can do, with
very little capital outlay. Some even end up saving you money,
and some are simply free! While they don't seem huge, think of
how big an impact it would be if 100 people did
going green: Buyers and Sellers Thinking About Different Kinds of Green!
- 08/15/10 11:06 AM
Sellers both thinking Green - just Different Kinds of Green!
As expected, buyers are starting to demand green features and energy
efficiency in their homes. We've been expecting it for a while
now, but I finally got my proof this last month. The 3rd buyer in
a row that combed over the efficiency ratings of the HVAC and water
heater systems while deciding their homes. While I've
occasionally had someone concerned with those items, it's a change
having 3 different buyers all in a row who have made it not just the
going green: Freon's Going out of Style - Be Prepared for the R-22 Phase-out!
- 04/13/10 11:33 AM
Freon Phaseout - What
you should know!
Most folks aren't aware, and hey I wasn't really either until recently,
but part of the Clean
Air Act of 1990and Montreal Protocol
of 1996 addresses the eventual phase-out of HFCF-22 or R-22, also
commonly called freon.
Sound familiar? Yeah, that
freon, the stuff that runs our cooling systems and keeps us from going
bananas in these hot Kansas days!
Before you lose your cool (ha ha!), they are obviously replacing Freon
with something else - called R410A, which goes under trade names
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