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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 25, 2016 No Comments

New Solar-Powered Town Under Construction in Florida!


Posted by Kristin in Blog

A new solar-powered town has begun construction of new single family homes in Florida. The community will provide all residents an opportunity to live in a sustainable home community. The community offers a downtown walkable district, bike paths, and miles of trails as the community is developed. Homes are now in the pre-construction stage and […]


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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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Sustainable, Green Home
June 5, 2016 No Comments

Building Sarasota FL Green Homes – Helpful Hints for the Homebuyer and Homeowner


Posted by Kristin in Blog

Building Green and Living Green is becoming more popular by consumers as they become more informed about the advantages of building and living a green lifestyle. What can you, the consumer and homeowner, do to become part of the Greening of America? Here are some green building and green living tips taken from the Sarasota […]


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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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