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April 22, 2017 No Comments

Home Buyers Consider High Efficiency Heating and Cooling Important!


Posted by Kristin in Green Tip of the Month

Nearly 88% of home buyers consider high-efficiency heating and cooling important. Get the facts on the systems you are considering before you purchase and install. Make sure a get a smart thermostat too and you can program the ideal temperatures around the clock. Source: 2012 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers; National Association of REALTORS®


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February 5, 2017 No Comments

QUICK GREEN FACT – Your Carbon Footprint


Posted by Kristin in Green Tip of the Month

QUICK GREEN FACT Caulk and seal the cracks in your home to cut your carbon footprint by 865 pounds per year. Source: National Geographic Green Guide Your Carbon Footprint makes pollution. It also makes the greenhouse effect, which means that the carbon dioxide makes the earth warmer, like a greenhouse. A carbon footprint is the carbon […]


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December 22, 2016 No Comments

Nearly 88% of home buyers consider high-efficiency heating and cooling important.


Posted by Kristin in Green Tip of the Month, Green Tips

QUICK GREEN FACT Nearly 88% of home buyers consider high-efficiency heating and cooling important. Source: 2012 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers; National Association of REALTORS® Homeowners and Renters can save money on their utility bills and live in healthy homes by living in Green Sustainable Homes. Makes sense (and $$ cents!!) to me that […]


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July 1, 2016 No Comments

Green Tip of the Month


Posted by Kristin in Green Tip of the Month

Healthy Reasons to be a Green Consumer Want to live healthier? Green building isn’t just good for the environment; it’s also good for you. Sustainable design and technology enhance a resident’s overall quality of life by improving air and water quality and reducing noise pollution. According to a 2006 study by the Center of the […]


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May 27, 2016 No Comments

The Top 5 Reasons to Buy Green or Make Green Improvements to Your Home


Posted by Kristin in Green Tip of the Month

Top 5 reasons to buy green / make green improvements to home Cost savings – save money Reduced use of water Reduce homes impact on environment Improved air quality Increase the value of your home A Green Built Home gives the Homeowner a cleaner, quieter, safer, healthier and more comfortable home environment. If you could […]


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July 7, 2015 1 Comment

GREEN Tip of the Month for July, 2015 – Carpool, Walk or Bike to Work or an Event When You Can


Posted by Kristin in Green Tip of the Month

 Carpool, Walk or Bike to Work or an Event When You Can Have you heard the new word Walkability? If so, do you know what it means? Here is the Wikipedia Description: Walkability is a measure of how friendly an area is to walking. Walkability has many health, environmental, and economic benefits. Factors influencing walkability include the […]


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May 20, 2015 No Comments

May Green Tip of the Month – Green Buildings Have Higher Market Value


Posted by Kristin in Green Tip of the Month

Both residential and commercial buildings retain a high resale value if they include sustainable design components. The value to prospective buyers comes from knowing their utility and maintenance costs will be lower in green buildings that outperform non-green buildings. As a Homeowner and/or Business Owner, why wouldn’t you choose Green buildings and products if you […]


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