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Green Links ~ For useful links on Green Homes and a Sustainable lifestyle.
Green Tips ~ With over 100 articles see below on ways of achieving green at home please check out our page for energy efficiency tips, live in a healthier home and spend less money
Being “green” is all about:-
Healthy life style ~ be aware of what toxins are around your environment.
Sustainability ~ there are limited resources on the plant, use them wisely.
Recycle, Reuse, Reduce ~ practices, products and habits to promote the 3 R’s.
Education ~ a place to find out the benefits of sustainability.
Save $$$ ~ YES, being green does save you money!
Science & Technology ~ using new products, materials and technology that benefits the home owner.
GREEN Tips & Articles for Home & Lifestyle.
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~ Recent Article:-
- Greening Your Property Checklist.
- Million Dollar New Canaan Homes Going Green with Energy Star.
- What is a Net-Zero Home and how to get one.
- Agri-Hoods ~ Farm to Table Neighborhoods.
- Greenest Cities, Most Walk-able & Bike-able in US
- Greenwich Painting Work Now Requires Permits for Homes Built Before 1978
- Recycling Paint ~ Darien, Ct.
- DIY Easy Gardening Tips for Amazing Results.
- Laminate Flooring with Formaldehyde - Questions to consider NOW ~ News
- Increase Energy Efficiency #1 in Housing Satisfaction Gap.
- Free Easy to Find Green Business’s World Map.
- Technology Recycles Up to 70% of Home Water ~ News.
- Pay Back on Green Home Improvements.
- New 2015 Smart Home Products from the Consumer Electronic Show.
- A Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings ~ACEEE
- US Interesting Statistics about GREEN Building..
- Save Some Green$$ by Going Green Infographic.
- U.S. National Solar Tour, 2014.
- Highest & Lowest Electric Rate Nationwide ~ 2014.
- Big Connecticut Rebates For Energy Efficient Renovations & New Homes.
- America’s Greenest Universities ~ 2014.
- Sites for FREE LEED CE Credits.
- Energy Efficient Mortgages for Green Homes.
- Energize Connecticut ~ Start Saving With These Programs & Tips.
- Green Homes Market Grows to $36 Billion and Predicted to Double
- What Is An Energy Star Home ???
- Easy NO-Cost Ways to Save on Your Heating Bill at Home.
- 2013 Solar Decathlon Winners. ~ Great idea's to improve your home.
- Plant Smart with Native Plants in Your State.
- Guide to Creating a Rain Garden, Connecticut.
- 2013 Greenest Universities in USA ~ UCONN on top.
- Oil vs. Propane for the Homes. ~ The Cost...
- DMK Realty Assisting Builders with Selling Energy Star Homes Fairfield County, Ct.
- All About Hot Water Recirculation Systems, Fairfield County, Ct. Saves $$ on water & energy.
- Plant Smart with Connecticut Native Plants.
- Drought Resistant Plants for These Hot Summer Ct. Days.
- Top Three Towns of The Connecticut Neighbor to Neighbor Energy Challenge.
- Save Electricity At Home With These Easy Tips.
- Be Aware of Higher Ct Electric Costs, Check Your Rate.
- Water Saving Tips ~ 30% Household H20 used Outside.
- Homes of the Future ~ Zero Net-Energy Ready Homes 2013.
- Building America Solution Center From Department of Energy. ~ Useful Spec.s on building
- Vinegar, Cleaning Wonder & More. 101 uses
- Connecticut "Green" Tips & Links @ SnappyGreen.
- Smaller is Better ~Multi-Purpose Rooms & Micro-Apartments.
- 8 Super Green Homes in Connecticut ~ 2012. ~ Tour & Learn.
- Green Tip #5 ~ Efficient Clothes Washer.
- Community Colleges Offering Green Course ~ Connecticut & Other States.
- Green Tip #4, Seal & Insulate Attic Doors. ~ Seal attic doors and hatches.
- Green Home Appraisal Form.
- Seal Your Leaky Ducts Now with AEROSEAL, UL-listed. ~ HVAC can leak up to 30%
- Best Green Course To Start With.
- Green Home Rating Systems; Energy Star, National Green Building Standard & LEED.
- New Year’s Resolution Dump the Dirty Dozen of Fruits & Vegetables. Healthy Eating
- Become your “go to” Local Green NAR Realtor. ~ Finding your local GREEN Realtor.
- Building New with Easy, Economical and Efficient Homes. ~ Alaska Style.
- How to properly dispose of FOG..fats, oils and grease at home and on the job.
- Ways Reduce Storm Water Runoff. ~ Around the Home.
- Greening Your Property Checklist.
- The National Geographic “Great Energy Challenge” for Your Home. ~ Full of great tools & links.
- Inexpensive Energy Efficient SIPs Home Earns Energy Star. ~ SIPs Home in Connecticut.
- Guide to Recycle those “Not –So-Common House Items” ~ Where to recycle.
- Plant Native Plants & Feed Wildlife for Years. ~ Benefits of Using Native Plants and List.
- Eco-friendly Flooring Trends For Fairfield County, Ct. ~ Green flooring products.
- New Energy Code in Connecticut and Nationwide. ~ States adopting 2009 IECC energy codes.
- The Greenest Colleges & Universities Nation Wide. ~ Survey of top 100 Greenest Schools USA
- Habitat for Humanity, ReStore ~ 825 Locations. ~ Recycle new and slightly used building products.
- Lawn and Garden Irrigation Tips ~ Average household devotes 30% of domestic water for outside use.
- 1925 Colonial Renovation Earns LEED Platinum Certification in Darien, Ct. ~ Renovation earns LEED Platinum.
- Residential New Construction Energy Efficient Home Rebates up to $10,000. ~ Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund.
- Affordable Net Zero Energy Efficient Home in Connecticut. ~ For about 6% - 8% more, see how.
- Energy Efficient Series by a New Hampshire Professional. ~ FAQ’s on Energy Efficiency.
- What Makes a LEED Home Different? ~ Specifications that go into a LEED Home.
- Ct. Dept. of Public Health Provides Mold Guidance ~ 4 page booklet.
- How to Reduce Your Garbage ~ America's Garbage is piling up!
- How Green Are You? ~ take the Practically Green test, FREE
- Local Green Tours ~ By US Green Building Council, links to your state.
- Easy Common Sense Tips to lower your Carbon footprint ~ from 101 ways to offset your Carbon Footprint
- A Simple Guide to Energy Efficient Bulbs ~ Explains what you need to know about CFL & LED bulbs.
- 30 Easy Day to Day tips to be Green ~ Once you set these tips up they work on their own.
- Bee Friendly Gardens ~ Plants Bees like and more links
- Guide to finding your Local Green Experts ~ where to seek regional information.
- Green Residential Appraisal Forms ~ Tell your banker.
- Energy Efficient Ceiling Fans. ~ Tips and benefits of ceiling fans.
- Conservation of Water at Home. ~ Easy tips and the whys.
- “Bag It” the Documentary. ~ Why we should use reusable bags.
- EPA’s Energy Star for Homes, version 3 begins January 1st, 2012 ~ what is in the new program.
- State Energy Rebates ~ all 50 states.
- Connecticut Building & Energy Codes Going More Green 2012 ~ Ct adopting the 2009 IECC codes.
- LED Bulbs will save you $100’s. ~ LED’s and your electric bill.
- Green homes get 8% more in value.
- Become a LEED Green Associate at USGBC ~ Tips and study guides.
- Free LEED BD+C study guide.
- Free LEED Home study guide.
- LEED Class A building in Wilton, Ct. ~ a tour of the LEED office building.
- Your Green Real Estate Professional. ~ Where to find your ‘green’ expert, state by state.
- Plants for a Bee Friendly Garden ~ tips and types of plants.
- Green Building 101 ~ Links to learn more about Green Building.
- Energy Efficient Washers ~ The how’s, why’s and what’s.
- Green Building & LEED Courses in Connecticut ~ some of the best lectures.
- Modular Homes are going “GREEN” ~ benefits of modular homes, LEED approved.
- What is LEED for Homes Part 2 ~ The breakdown.
- What is LEED for Homes Part 1 ~ The program.
- Websites to find your local Green Experts ~ Building, lifestyles, real estate, local events and more.
- Where & What to Recycle ~ links to find.
- Green Build Home Rating Systems ~ LEED, Green Build, Energy Star.
- Composting 101 ~ Do’s & Don’ts
- Dangerous & Toxic House Hold Cleaners ~ Tips.
- LED’s vs. CFL bulbs ~ what is the difference.
- How to reduce your Carbon FootPrint at Home ~ Easy tips.
- Solar Home in Westport, CT. ~ Solar home and green tips.
- LEAD Paint, Renovations, Repair and Painting ~ Homes from 1978 could have lead paint, tips.
- Green Certified Homes get 9% more in Value ~
- The Value of Green Homes 2012 Report ~ California see 9% premium for Green Homes.
- Local Farmer’s Markets in Fairfield County, CT.
- Rain Gardens in Connecticut ~ tips and local links on how to.
- What is RADON? ~ tips and links
- 12 Easy Green tips for the home ~ easy to be sustainable at home.
- Connecticut’s Home Energy Solution Program (HES) ~ for Ct. homeowners
- Reference guide to indoor pollutants ~ all about indoor air quality.
- Indoor Air Quality, IAQ ~ what is it and links to EPA airPlus & LEED.
- Platinum LEED home in New Canaan, Ct. ~ a tour.
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