Benefits of a Green Home

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Benefits of a Green Home. green building green construction green remodeling Benefits of a Green Home

Do Green Homes Sell Better?

Living Green & Saving Energy

Selling your home in today’s slow real estate market is tough. You need every advantage you can get for your home. But money is tight, so you want any investment you make to increase your home’s marketability. Which brings me to green home upgrades and investments. Does a green home sell better? green building green construction green home audit solar panels energy saving home green home improvements green home upgrades


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10 Green Home Features that Make Homes Sell

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10 Green Home Features that Make Homes Sell. Green News green home green home features green home improvements green home renovations improve home marketability save energy

10 Green Home Features that Make Homes Sell

Living Green & Saving Energy

10 Green Home Features that Make Homes Sell. Green News green home green home features green home improvements green home renovations improve home marketability save energy

Make Your Smart Home a Green Home

Living Green & Saving Energy

green home green living saving energy saving money saving water Smart HomeYour current lifestyle depends on the usage of energy; however, with a rise in population and a decrease in natural resources, energy costs are growing exponentially. Technological advancements in energy efficiency are becoming available to consumers, which means you can reduce costs without sacrificing your lifestyle. Here are some the the best technologies that enable […].

Is a Green Home Right For You?

Living Green & Saving Energy

When it comes to buying a new home, there is a lot that must be taken into consideration. One important thing that has a tendency to get overlooked is whether or not the house is energy efficient, or “green.” green construction green home audit green living green remodeling saving energy saving money saving water green home green home features green home improvements green home renovations improve home marketability save energy

Buying a green home

Green Living Tips

Consider the environment when buying a home and you'll not only lighten your. Pick up some tips for buying a green home future household environmental impact, but you could save a bunch of cash over the long term.

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Green Home Renovations Make Your Home Stand Out In A Competitive Real Estate Market

Living Green & Saving Energy

If you are a seller, you need every possible incentive for someone to choose your home rather than another comparable home on the market. How can you get that advantage for your home? Try doing some green home renovations, and then highlight them in your promotional materials. [.]. easy green living tip green construction green remodeling how to go green green home green home improvements green renovations how to sell your home

Family Green Home Improvements You Might Not Think Of

Living Green & Saving Energy

Going green on a family budget isn’t always easy, but we are going to show you a few things to get you started. easy green living tip green living how to go green saving money going green and saving money green famiy improvementsChanging out light bulbs to more energy efficient ones, buying some large curtains, and switching to a timed heating & cooling system are all fantastic suggestions. However, we have some ideas that […].

Eco-Minded Green Home Insurance

Green Furniture Home Design

If you’re a homeowner, but also are concerned about this giant ball of rock we orbit the sun on, you may well have looked into green home insurance before now – after all, it’s a great way of not only looking after your home but also looking after the planet on which we live. On the other hand, you might not even know it exists (Green home insurance is still somewhat of a niche product, despite the best efforts of both insurance companies and the ecologically aware.

Why Green Home Improvements Have Become So Popular

Eco Friendly Daily

The concept of renovating your home to improve aesthetic appeal, comfort, health, safety, and functionality, isn’t new. The media then drew a bigger audience as home improvement shows took center stage on some of television’s hottest networks. What Are Green Home Improvements? .

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Yay! Green Home is a finalist for the Pe

Green Home Blog

Green Home is a finalist for the People Planet Award. link] Filed under: Blog and Green Library. Blog and Green LibraryVote for us- takes only a second & will mean a lot to us!

Solar Panels: A Green Home Improvement and Also An Investment

Living Green & Saving Energy

Solar Panels: A Green Home Improvement and Also An Investment. green living solar energy solar panels sustainability Green living home solar panels how to go green photovoltaic panels

HGTV 2010 Green Home Giveaway

Solar Power Ninja

HGTV is kicking off its 2010 Green Home Giveaway. Located in the Pinehills community of Plymouth, Massachusetts, just eight miles north of Cape Cod, this amazing home earned a GOLD Certification from the National Association of Home Builders. The house and community make this our best HGTV Green Home yet.”. Solar Home Eco-Friendly Homes HGTVWant to live in a kick-ass eco-friendly house, an all-new 2010 GMC Terrain and $100,000?

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Should You Invest in Renewable Energy for Your Home?

Living Green & Saving Energy

energy efficient lighting green home audit how to go green renewable energy saving energy saving money solar panels green home green home features green home improvements green home renovations improve home marketability save energy Residential electric bills are expected to rise two percent in 2014 and another two percent in 2015, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).

‘Breaking Bad’ Star Bryan Cranston Shows Off Impressive Green Home


Bryan Cranston, known to some as the dad on the series “Malcolm in the Middle” and to millions more as Walter White on AMC’s “Breaking Bad,” is incredibly proud of Read More The post ‘Breaking Bad’ Star Bryan Cranston Shows Off Impressive Green Home appeared first on Ecorazzi.

British government announces green home makeovers

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith Homes in the UK account for about a third of all greenhouse gas emissions in this country. Ministers from the new Department of Energy and Climate Change and the Department of Communities and Local Government (how all those names have been changed and created, yikes) have published plans to reduce energy use in British homes and launch a consultation on the proposals. Although seven million homes sounds like a lot, they need to do more homes," he said.

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Brad Pitt Auctions Private Green Home Tour


The 47-year-old has generously offered up for auction a meet and greet AND private tour of one of his Make It Right green homes in New [.]. For anyone with deep pockets who has ever wanted to spend a little time with Hollywood star Brad Pitt – this is one of the best opportunities you’ll get! Causes Environment People brad pitt

Green Home Construction

Eco Friendly Daily

Green TipsMost people think of straw bale houses as a way of the past, built only because people didn’t have the money or the resources to build houses how we do now. On the contrary, the benefits of straw buildings for people and our planet are plentiful! They are low cost, energy efficient, extremely durable, offer more insulation, are very easy to build, and beautiful to boot! Using straw bales for building was rediscovered in Arizona during the early 1980’s.

WATCH: Ed Begley Jr. Builds Green Home ‘On Begley Street’


Builds Green Home ‘On Begley Street’ appeared first on Ecorazzi. Ed Begley Jr. combines his passion for environmental protection with sustainable building in his family''s new web series. Read More The post WATCH: Ed Begley Jr. Causes Environment Film/TV News Top News Video ed begley jr. emily deschanel

Brad Pitt’s Org to Help Build Green Homes on Montana Reservation


Brad Pitt is helping the Sioux and Assiniboine American Indian tribes of Fort Peck, Montana by building sustainable green homes for underprivileged families within their reservation. The project is part Read More The post Brad Pitt’s Org to Help Build Green Homes on Montana Reservation appeared first on Ecorazzi.

5 Things You may not Consider When Undertaking a Green Home Renovation Before it’s too Late!

Elephant Journal

5 Things You may not Consider When Undertaking a Green Home Renovation Before it’s too Late! Well, it’s never too late to do any of the following, but planning for this early in the design process of any major remodel will save costs, headaches and will be more fully integrated into the overall design. […].

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Green Homes Program Launches Nationwide

Eco Friendly Daily

million new single-family homes across the US in 2006, but it is estimated that only two percent of these were built green – and in order to improve this, the US Green Building Council is fully launching their new LEED-for-Homes program this month. Obviously the growth is wonderful,” says Emily Mitchell, the LEED-for-Homes assistant program manager. Green News Construction began on more than 1.8

Ed Begley Jr. Sells ‘Living with Ed’ Green Home for $1.02 Million


has sold his eco-friendly home in Studio City as he moves into an even greener abode. Sells ‘Living with Ed’ Green Home for $1.02 Ed Begley Jr. The actor listed the two bedroom, one and a half bathrooms Read More The post Ed Begley Jr. Million appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Environment Healthy Living Lifestyle News Top News ed begley jr

RI Green Home Showcase Opens for Public Tours

Green Life Smart Life

The Green Life Smart Life home will be open to the public on December 12 to educate local homeowners on how attainable modern green living can be. Narragansett, RI –– December 4, 2009 –– Green Life Smart Life (GLSL) is excited to announce the official launch of their sustainable local home showcase, created to educate Rhode Islanders on how to create a smart, eco-friendly, modern dwelling. This is a real home for a real family.

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Green Home Construction on Maui

Conservation Hawaii

As current and future homeowners become more interested in the environment and sustainability, on both a global and local level, the significance of planning, design and construction has increased as buyers are doing their homework to find real estate with trustworthy green building practices. Green building practices on Maui considerations: solar alternative energy sources financial [.]. Tags: Living Green

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The Path to Organic Fashion Wear is Long One « Green Home Blog

Green Home Blog

What’s your personal definition of greening? In my company the material used in the products themselves are as green as possible with out reverting to Amish methods of manufacturing. How did you get started in green business? Green companies tend to be fly by night, as people jump on the band wagon either genuinely enthusiastic, but inexperienced in business, or in it for the buck. What is the best greening advice you can give our customers?

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Evaluating the Greenness of a Home

Living Green & Saving Energy

How to Determine the Water Usage of Home Before You Buy. green home audit saving water green home water efficiency of a home

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Brad Pitt’s Green Home Charity Gala Snags Big Names


Get ready for Ellen DeGeneres and Brad Pitt to host a massive charity gala for the actor’s Make It Right foundation on March 10th. The bash was announced last year, Read More. Causes Featured News People brad pitt

Green Homes Sprouting Across US in 2008

Eco Friendly Daily

Several green home building projects will kick off in 2008, showcasing technology that will hopefully become standard practice for the housing industry. In Pasadena, California work will begin the Ecohouse, the first LEED Platinum family home in the area. All of the green technologies used, however, can be easily incorporated in any new building plot, and to showcase the technologies, a TV program will follow the construction of the house.

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EPA Green Homes Website

The Green Changemakers

Home owners, buyers and renters have a new resource for going green indoors and outdoors. EPA’s new Green Homes Website will help people make their homes greener with tips on reducing energy consumption, carbon footprints, waste generation and water usage, as well as improving indoor air quality. The Green Homes Website addresses that need by providing guidance on approaches to greening each room of the home as well as the surrounding yard.

Leonardo DiCaprio Rents Green Home While Filming ‘The Great Gatsby’


Leonardo DiCaprio doesn’t let his job or being out of the country stop him in his green tracks. The well-known actor has chosen to reside in an eco-friendly home while filming The Great Gatsby in Australia. Known for his environmental activism, DiCaprio’s new green home is one of the only pseudo-carbon neutral homes within the Sydney city limits.

Sierra Club Green Home

The Green Changemakers

Sierra Club Green Home is dedicated to helping you create a more sustainable home environment. Tags: Life-style Green Education [link] Welcome. Browse our site to learn more about all the things you can do. Your health, your wallet and the earth will thank you.

How to Make the Kitchen More Environmentally Friendly

Living Green & Saving Energy

The kitchen is often the heart of the home with everyone always congregating there. As the kitchen is such an important part of the family home, it is vital to think about various ways of how you can make your kitchen more environmentally friendly and reduce your carbon footprint. green home audit green living green remodeling how to go green recycling saving energy green home green kitchen remodel

Healthy Furniture is the Future in a Green Home

Green Life Smart Life

People are finding the importance to using local woods and organic material, they are making a change to their carbon footprint, and making changes in order to “green” their lives. According to research done by Building Green there is evidence that the flame halogenated retardants used on most couches can be very harmful to animals as well as humans. Using locally harvested wood for furniture is another important factor when consumers think about green furniture purchases.

You Can Rent Pamela Anderson’s Green Home For $75K/month


Home LifestyleI have a family member that lives in Malibu – which has afforded me the wonderful opportunity to spend summers, vacations, etc. on the beach and in full witness of luxury living. It’s a gorgeous piece of earth, but in no way would I ever dream of paying $75,000 (or $20,000 per week) for the privilege [.].

Reducing Your Home’s Carbon Footprint

Living Green & Saving Energy

Did you know that your home has a carbon footprint? Reducing or modifying your home’s reliance on fossil fuels will not only be beneficial to the environment, but also reduces your utility bills, saving […]. green home green home audit saving energy saving money energy saving home Home Carbon Footprint

The latest HGTV Green Home in Georgia


Mridul Jerath: Modern architects and designers are constantly trying to incorporate green features that attract more consumers by providing them with a sustainable home. The HGTV Green Home, which is also built by modern builders is doing the same by providing the customers with fully furnished green homes having a number of green products that are environmental friendly and give the customers a better place to sustain life.

Green Homes Show Sales Gains in Real Estate Market, at least in the Pacific Northwest

Green Life Smart Life

In the pacific northwest, homes certified as eco-friendly sold for 8.5% more per square foot and were on the market 22% less time than other homes, according to the ECert report that tracks new home sales from September 2007 through December 2009. Homes that underwent the strictest certifications sold for 25% more than non-certified homes. Certified home standards included Earth Advantage New Homes, ENERGY STAR ® , and the U.S.

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Natural Drain Cleaner for a Clean, Green Home

Green Living Ideas

Did you know that the best way to keep toxins our of our body is to keep them out of the home? Of course, it helps to eat organically and healthfully, but there are literally dozens of chemicals in our homes that make their way into our cells over time. The post Natural Drain Cleaner for a Clean, Green Home appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Eco Home Living homemade drain cleaner homemade living natural cleaning natural drain cleaner

6 Ways to Make Your Home More Eco-Friendly

Living Green & Saving Energy

Whether you’re looking for small-budget upgrades or total home transformations, there are many methods to reduce your carbon footprint and lower your monthly energy bill. green home saving energy eco-friendly home energy efficiencyHere are six ways to bring you closer toward your goal of energy savings — Small Details Smart Thermostat The biggest problem with your thermostat is that it has no […].

New Green Homes Course and Educational Set Now Available For College Educators

Green (Living) Review

The Green Homes Educational Set consists of their award-winning book Green Beginnings: The Story of How We Built Our Green & Sustainable Home and their new eco-documentary video “The Green Beginnings Video”. Both the book and the video feature the true story of planning and building their LEED Silver and Energy Star Qualified home that was selected as a LEED For Homes Project Profile by the U.S. Green Building Council.

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Update to a Green Kitchen to Boost Your Home Value

Living Green & Saving Energy

While most people want their home to be greener, they balk (understandably) at the cost of remodeling their entire house to conform to green standards. If you want to start saving money and add value to your home, start your green efforts in the kitchen. Compared to the rest of your home your kitchen has [.]. green home audit green home renovations green kitchen remodel

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