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PASSIVE HOUSES ARE A SMART IDEA

August 26th, 2018|

Passive House is not a brand or company name but actually a construction concept. The term Passive House is a translation from the German Passivhaus and refers to a rigorous construction standard that reduces [...]

DO PASSIVE HOUSES WORK IN THE USA?

August 26th, 2018|

The term Passive House is a translation from the German Passivhaus and refers to a construction concept. A building constructed according to rigorous Passive House standards is super insulated, highly energy efficient, comfortable and [...]

WHAT MAKES PASSIVE HOUSES SO SPECIAL?

August 26th, 2018|

A Passive House has to meet stringent building standards in order to receive certification. The design must meet three performance tests: a) energy use for heating and cooling b) total energy use for all needs [...]

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GET THE POWER OF SOLAR ENERGY THROUGH A PLUG

August 26th, 2018|

CLEAN ENERGY If your main concern is cheap energy, then the SunPort plug may not be for you. If however you care more about clean energy, then this little device lets you choose which [...]

ECOVILLAGES REINVENT GREEN LIVING

August 26th, 2018|

If everyone in the world consumed as many natural resources as an average American, we would need 4 planets to support us. This is a sweeping statement and is impossible to definitively support as [...]

BROWN IS THE NEW GREEN

August 26th, 2018|

WATER GUZZLERS A lawn is not going to stay green without considerable regular watering. Lawns are notorious water guzzlers and are really not ideal in drought stricken areas of the country such as California. [...]

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MAKE 2017 THE YEAR YOU REDUCE YOUR WATER BILL

August 26th, 2018|

It doesn’t matter what your New Year’s Resolutions are, the most effective are the ones that break down the larger goals into manageable steps. Small individual actions can add up to significant savings on [...]

TO LEASE OR BUY SOLAR, THAT IS THE QUESTION

August 26th, 2018|

1. COOK FROM FRESH Our son has been staying with us for about a month and has recently become a vegetarian. We decided we would all eat vegetarian while he is here and this [...]

3 GREEN LIVING RESOLUTIONS FOR YOUR HOME

August 26th, 2018|

1. COOK FROM FRESH Our son has been staying with us for about a month and has recently become a vegetarian. We decided we would all eat vegetarian while he is here and this [...]