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Green Kitchen Countertops

Green Kitchen Countertops – Eco-friendly Solutions for Kitchen Remodeling

This was written by Suzzane Edwards of  Kitchen Cabinetry. A green home is synonymous to healthy, clean and sustainable living. And when it comes to creating a truly green kitchen we must consider every single detail. Most of these kitchen countertops are made from recycled materials and could be recycled again if the homeowner chooses […]

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Green Real Estate Investing Basics

Green Real Estate Investing Basics

When it comes to investing in real estate it can be quite overwhelming for beginners. As with any investment strategies, it really helps if you understand the basics and general strategies before you invest in real estate. It’s commonplace for beginners to quickly go over their budget in a home renovation project. This includes green […]

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Eco-Friendly Green Roofing For Your Home Or Business

Eco-Friendly Green Roofing For Your Home Or Business

This guest post is by www.rubberbond.co.uk. Green roofs have become an increasingly popular roofing solution for many home and business owners across the world. Whilst the green roofing concept has been used in Scandinavia for centuries, green roofs in their modern form were brought to the fore in Germany in the 1960s. What is a […]

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Hire a LEED Certified Contractor

Why You Should Hire a LEED Certified Contractor

This guest post is by Lindsay Mineo of Palatin Remodeling, Inc. What LEED is and what it means for you Green is everywhere in home improvement and remodeling and without a regulatory system to define and regulate “green” promises a homeowner can find themselves the victim of misleading advertising. LEED is an acronym that stands […]

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The Basics to an Energy Efficient Mortgage

The Basics to an Energy Efficient Mortgage

This guest post is by Michael Ciocca of Total Mortgage. By now, I am sure you are aware of all the benefits of going green, whether it is better health, lower utility bills, or the great feeling of knowing that you are helping to impact the earth in a positive way. Did you know your […]

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Impact of Environmental Rating Specialists on Buildings

Impact of Environmental Rating Specialists on Buildings

This guest post is by Maya Savanovich of ausnviro.com.au. Environmental impact assessment is one of the mandatory tasks that have to be carried out on all buildings that are erected in a given geographical area. This helps to ensure that all projects are in line with the environmental regulations that aim at curbing down degradation […]

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Reduce Electric Bills Using Solar Shading Solutions

Reduce Electric Bills Using Solar Shading Solutions

This guest post is by Dan Joleys. Whilst high levels of insulation, double glazed windows and doors and a thermostatically controlled heating system will all contribute to reducing energy bills during the winter months, homeowners often overlook the simple fact that adding solar shading to sunny windows and door, significant saving can be made during […]

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Reducing Heating Bills Using Insulated Garage Doors

Reducing Heating Bills Using Insulated Garage Doors

This guest post is by Dan Joleys of www.sectionalgaragedoorsonline.co.uk. As the price of energy continues to rise year on year, homeowners who are fed up of feeling the squeeze on their bank balances are continually looking at new ways to make the home more energy efficient.GARD Pro Not Registered With many methods and products now […]

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Del Sur: The Green Community of Tomorrow, Today

In addition to meeting green-building practices and environmental requirements, the master planned community of Del Sur is much more interested in exceeding them. Del Sur mandates their builders to meet recycling and conservation requirements. This has allowed over 92 percent of construction waste to be diverted from the landfill and reused in other community building […]

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The Chestnut House

If you drove past this house, you probably wouldn’t think it was “green” and on a budget. Would you? That’s exactly what it is. Dan Heinfeld, of LPA Architects in Irvine, wanted to build his family house on a budget. Of course “green,” eco-friendly, and Earth friendly were all achieved because that’s what LPA Architects […]

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