green living: Inspecting for "Bathroom Water Wasters" - 12/06/08 08:05 AM
Did you know that bath fixtures made before 1992 can waste up to 3 gallons of water each minute you spend in the shower? The shower and the toilet are the two areas in the bathroom where you can keep your money from going down the drain! Take an empty gallon pale and turn your shower on full blast. Wait 2 minutes and check the pale. If it's overflowing you're wasting water! Change the shower head to a low flow model. Shower heads start at about $10.00 and changing it is a very simple task.Plumbing leaks account for about 15% of … (0 comments)

green living: Turning Green Building into Green Living - 11/20/08 09:17 PM
There are more important reasons to living in a energy efficient environment than saving money. Unfortunately, we’re mostly motivated by the dollar. So, as green building educators, when we talk about going green it would be smart to focus on showing how building smart can help you save through homeowner education, awareness and participation. The challenge will lie, like it so often does, in change.
Change is hard and more than not, comes slowly. Building or buying green and saving money is in the hands of the homeowner. As we construct new and improved features, designs and components in our homes, … (2 comments)

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