Tesla Solar Roof Tiles Now Available For Sale

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Different styles of solar tiles are available such as Tuscan glass tile, Slate glass tile, Textured glass tile, and Smooth glass tile.

Value and Return on Investment for Homes That are Eco-Friendly

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While the payback period for the above products is short and the improvements relatively low-cost, outfitting your new home, or retrofitting your old home, will see paybacks for most sustainable options between under one year to as long as ten years.

Homebuilders look to create more high-performance homes for people

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Today’s progressive builders are looking beyond code to create true high-performance structures for their homebuyers.

Why is green design important?

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What is green interior design and why is it important?

Eco-friendly Furnishings: Combine Function and Quality with Style

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There is no need today to sacrifice your green leanings in the name of quality. Find eco-friendly furnishings and flaunt your style.

Going Green with Heirloom Furniture

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Going for eco-friendly interior design can be as simple as hanging onto your heirloom pieces, which already count as green furnishings.

Sensible Green – Eco-Friendly Contruction from a Builder’s Viewpoint

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I received this article from a local builder, Cullum Homes, and just really appreciated the sensible ideas and approach they take, so I thought I would share it with you.  I hope you will let me know what you think. Sensible Green Sustainable construction is nothing mysterious. Its most important aspects are some of the […]

Fisker Karma- Sexy Eco-Friendly Driving Passion

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The Fisker Karma has started rolling off the assembly line, and boy oh boy is it gorgeous!!  The sweeping curves and elegant lines are meant to capture the essence of windswept sand dunes, but the eco-friendly design has captured my imagination, too. The Karma is a plug-in electric hybrid that boasts 403 horsepower and a range […]

Nuts About These Colorful Bowls

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A room is never quite finished until it is accessorized – and a touch of whimsy or personality is exactly what is called for.  I just love these fun and functional bowls made from Macadamia nut husks because they provide both.  Each one is unique, and still contains bits of the original shell that show […]

Easy LEED-Homes Platinum Certification?

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Here’s a great true-life story of how it is possible to design a great green build home easily and within your budget.  This is reprinted from Green Building Advisor and chronicles the complete gut rehab green design of a row house in Washington DC by the owner utilizing an experienced green builder and the LEED […]