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2008 

A lot of the high-profile green projects that get builders' attention are very high-end, and that's one reason this myth is still around. The fact is, there are plenty of strategies for inexpensive green building, from right-sizing the structure to optimal value engineering to reducing wa...
05/20/2008
Buy in bulk. One 32-ounce bottle will use less packaging than two 16-ounce ones, even though the total size is the same. Plus, the larger bottle will probably cost less per ounce than the other two combined! For an example, let's look at pop. A 2-liter bottle of pop costs $1, or about 1.5¢ pe...
05/13/2008
Great Passive Solar Home in Heber!Location: Valley HillsGreat home in Heber designed around a passive solar heating system on OVER AN ACRE of property!! This home has many features including hardwood and stone floors, a solarium, a great room with rock fireplace and incredible views of Mt. Timpan...
05/05/2008
This is an easy one - Spread the word about conservation!   Talk to friends, family, co-workers, and people you randomly meet!  Any way you can, get people to think about the earth. There are more than 6,000,000,000 people on this earth, and every one of them needs to take care of it! Always look...
05/05/2008
With spring in full bloom many places around the country, and on it's way in others, this is a timely reminder! 'Tis the time for fresh, locally grown, organic produce!  Many communities have Farmer's Markets, which are a GREAT summer resource for organic an all natural produce!  Here...
05/02/2008
Is it better to drive or fly?  Is it better to drive if there's one person, or only if there's a group of people driving?  How well do you understand carbon emissions of the different forms of transportation?CLICK HERE to take a quiz from the Sierra Club to find out!   The results might s...
05/02/2008
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