Healthy Home, Happy Home Part 3

In Parts 1 & 2 of this series we discussed building sicknesses and what causes them, so if you haven’t read those go back now to see what I’m talking about. In the third part of this series, we will discover how to identify what causes building sickness in its occupants. A building investigation is... Continue Reading →

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Healthy Home, Happy Home Part 2

In Part 2 of this series we will be looking into the causes of Sick Building Syndrome (if you don’t know what I’m talking about, go back and read Part 1 of this series). While there may be other factors that can cause SBS, these are the most common: Inadequate Ventilation This occurs when heating,... Continue Reading →

Green Design Saves $$

Cities are growing at an alarming rate. More and more people are gravitating to the life that a city can provide: being able to walk everywhere, more opportunities for work, easy access to night life and other activities. This means that we need to be more aware of the opportunities that comes with that growth.... Continue Reading →

Beat the Heat

This blog post is inspired by the all-time heat records that are currently being set all over the world. I wanted to explore a few options of staying cool in these record-breaking temps without breaking the environment or the bank. Below are a few tips that I am definitely taking advantage of. Make good use... Continue Reading →

Green Your Fourth

This fourth of July, add a little green into your red, white and blue. Below are a few tips to help you make the latest holiday your greenest yet! Ditch the Disposables I know, I know, they are SO convenient. However, they are SO bad for the environment. Reusable plates and utensils are still the... Continue Reading →

What is ENERGY STAR and why should I care?

ENERGY STAR is the trusted, government-backed symbol for energy efficiency helping us all save money and protect the environment through energy-efficient products and practice (https://bit.ly/1KQoeRz). It is most recognizable through the bright blue sticker the EPA uses to distinguish itself. This label was established to do two things: Reduce greenhouse gas emissions and other pollutants... Continue Reading →

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