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Green? 4 Things to Think About When Building in Dallas

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You gain much freedom when you build a new home in Dallas, Texas. Green families look forward to the planning and construction process because [read more]

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Save Using the Sun: How to Install Solar Panels for Your New Home

You’ve just moved into your shiny new home, and all your stuff is still sitting in boxes. Maybe this is the home you imagine yourself retiring in years from now, or perhaps you plan on moving into a larger domicile a decade down the road. Either way, your home’s first upgrade could very well be an off-grid solar panel array, ...

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4 Green Technologies For Your Home

Considering the high cost of energy these days, it’s no wonder people are turning to more energy-efficient technologies to cut costs. EnergyStar.gov reports that the average annual electric bill for a single home is around $2,200. Green products, however, can help lower these costs while leaving a smaller impact on the environment. Check out these four green technologies that you ...

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Eco Home Pick of the Week: EcoBorder Garden Edging

My gardening friends are always looking for ways to be greener. After all, being green is what a garden is all about, right? But of course, there are challenges. Pesticides and fertilizers aside, keeping grass from encroaching on the garden plots can be a problem. That’s where edging comes in. The EcoBorder edging system manages to achieve this, and its ...

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How to Sell Your Home: Make it Green

It indeed is a seller’s market right now, but how are you making your house stand out the most on your block? Here are a few ways to make your house greener in time for your next open house—a move that is sure to improve your chances of finally making a sale this summer. 1) Add energy-efficient lighting (compact fluorescents, ...

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5 Tips on Making Your Home More Eco-Friendly

With a little effort your home can be more eco-friendly and save you money. Here are some tips to get you started on this environmentally friendly path. Start Growing Your Vegetables at Home Image via Flickr by The Forum News Not only does gardening lessen stress and help people to feel more fulfilled and content, but it also helps the ...

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Home Automation and Home Energy Savings

For help with writing your resume, networking with employers, and finding your perfect green job, visit the CareerBuilder Resource Center at U.S. Green Technology right away! According to the Residential Energy Consumption Survey, home energy is one of the largest components of our energy consumption. However, advances in technology have created new ways for households to reduce energy costs and ultimately ...

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