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Category: Green Living

Spinning Green into Gold: Eco-nomical Living – Building Smart; Saving the Enviornment and Your Money Too

Green is everywhere. Green economy, green jobs, green revolution, even a green TV channel. In fact, more and more people are going green every day. Even though green building may sound expensive, it doesn’t have to be. Here are some easy ways to build an eco-friendly home that can help save the planet and save you money, too. […]

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Zero Energy Homes – Affordable Zero Energy and Net Zero Homes Are Now Available and Viable.

Zero Energy Homes—Affordable Zero Energy and Net Zero Homes Are Now Available and Viable. Energy… that magical thing that illuminates our world. Few of us actually consider what it takes to generate the power to turn on our lights, run our computers and televisions, or cook our food. The daily “news” today touts “clean energy.” […]

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One South Carolina Community is Ahead of The “Green” Curve

Best Small Towns | Best of the Best 2017 Community Awards | aiken sc

AIKEN, SC — In his opening days in office, President Barak Obama has called for a national commitment to saving energy. Additionally, he is calling for the production of alternative forms of energy and reducing the nation’s dependence upon foreign oil. Essentially, he intends to write veritable “Green New Deal” to help restore the American […]

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The Draw of Green Communities – 10 Environmentally Sensitive Communities

According to the National Land Trust Census, more than 37 million acres in the United States are protected through land trusts. Increasingly, those trusts are being initiated by home and community developers. As more and more home buyers express interest in living in communities that preserve open space and offer energy-efficient building options, developers are building fewer homes on more land and preserving larger areas of green space […]

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