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Part of being a member of the real estate family is being a part of the community and helping it's residences who are in need. I recently came across an organization that is making a difference. What's really great about this organization is they make it possible for us to help out our community....
06/07/2010
Asbestos Prevention and Healthy Tips for the Home The road to owning a home is a wonderful experience, but one that requires new responsibilities. Homes that are newly purchased may require additional remodeling or repairs. Potential home buyers or those remodeling older homes should be aware hom...
03/04/2010
www.whitehouse.gov/assets/documents/PACE_Principles.pdf As professionals dedicated to the promotion of green and energy efficient housing, we have been faced with finding ways to pay for energy upgrades. Under this plan the local government could assess taxes on properties that use a PACE fund to...
11/03/2009
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I67grlAbrMI www.whitehouse.gov/.../Recovery_Through_Retrofit_Final_Report.pdf Vice President Biden Unveils Report Focused on Expanding Green Jobs And Energy Savings For Middle Class Families Vice President Biden unveiled Recovery Through Retrofit, a report that buil...
11/02/2009
I went back through my blog postings about NAR's Green designation and the value of using an EcoBroker(R). I found the comments very interesting and somewhat puzzling in some cases. First and foremost was the response that REALTORS(R) should become LEED AP's a program offered through USGBC. Let m...
08/11/2009
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The Big Picture Less than 3 percent of the water on Earth is fresh; much of that is unreachable in glaciers, icecaps, or deep in the earth: Of that less than 1% is considered potable, meaning safe for drinking. Depletion of these dwindling water supplies degrades the natural environment and can n...
08/10/2009
I am amazed how many people take offense to this opinion. I hear arguments from almost every angle on this issue. Alternative energy suppliers and sellers maintain that regardless of how efficient the home, people will see a lower energy bill. There is some truth to this. Green builders are quick...
08/05/2009
Conserve now to save later. Reducing your energy use will keep a lid on the cost of your future alternative energy system. A smaller load requires a smaller system. Doing simple things can cut your energy load Install the most energy efficient appliances. Replace your regular incandescent bulbs w...
07/30/2009
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So you bought that reposed home as an investment. You knew it was going to need some renovations. Where should you start, and what renovations give you the best return on investment? Is going green a good option? Many homeowners want to live a little greener and reduce their carbon footprint. But...
07/30/2009
Energy efficiency is the very best way to create so-called green jobs -- yes, even better than subsidizing solar or wind power -- because it makes the economy more productive in the long run. Energy efficiency improvement leads to an increase in jobs in a number of ways. First, there are direct j...
07/30/2009
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Learn ways in which to incorporate green, energy efficiency, and sustainability into your home. New construction, re-greening existing homes, affordability, health and in-door air quality are just a few topics discussed