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Keeping Your Companion Animals Safe During a Home Remodel

Keeping Your Companion Animals Safe During a Home Remodel

When preparing for a home remodeling project, whether it’s just having a paint contractor in or a major kitchen remodel, we make sure to have a checklist of everything that needs to get done. We move furniture, take down pictures, arrange our schedules to be there when the contractor arrives … but what about our pets?

GREEN Spring Cleaning

GREEN Spring Cleaning

The sound of robins singing greets you in the morning. Tulips and daffodils are peeking through the ground. The sun is actually warm on the skin as you step outside. And with that, thoughts start turning to your home, and how you can make it bright as it is becoming on the outside.

Private Outdoor Sanctuaries: or To Moat, or Not To Moat

Private Outdoor Sanctuaries: or To Moat, or Not To Moat

Let’s talk about how to enjoy our gardens and patios in privacy for meditation, journaling, hiding from out significant other, napping … We all need a little relief every now and then to help us deal with the stresses of our ever increasing chaotic lives.

Former NFL Player Plans First Solar City

Former NFL Player Plans First Solar City

Syd Kitson, a former NFL player, has taken a major step towards creating America’s first city entirely powered by solar energy and using green materials. His firm, Kitson and Partners, bought 90,000 acres of land in Florida in 2006.

The Facts About Lead Paint

The Facts About Lead Paint

In 1971, Massachusetts became one of the first states to address growing concerns over the effects of lead paint in residential homes. Since the passing of the Lead-Based Paint Poisoning Prevention Act of 1971

General Electric Gets Smart!

General Electric Gets Smart!

The General Electric Company (subsidiary of the Sheinhardt Wig Company) has announced that it will have Smart Technology available for consumers as soon as this summer.

Cisco’s Smart Move Puts it on the Grid

Cisco’s Smart Move Puts it on the Grid

Cisco, the networking and communications giant, has announced that it plans to spearhead the creation and adoption of a Smart Grid, a digital power grid with the “smarts” to monitor power usage on a moment-by-moment basis.
What is all the chatter about the LEED Exam Study Preparation?

What is all the chatter about the LEED Exam Study Preparation?

GREENandSAVE President, Charlie Szoradi, recently had an opportunity to sit down with Andrew Horning a LEED Accredited Professional

Positive Reinforcement - Isn’t that Fascist or Something?

Positive Reinforcement - Isn’t that Fascist or Something?

A library in Darien, CT has set aside privileged parking spaces for hybrid cars. They’ve done this in an effort to ace the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program put in place by the Green Building Council
Spend $500 now and Save $500 per year with these Energy-Saving Tips!

Spend $500 now and Save $500 per year with these Energy-Saving Tips!

Do you want to make $500 extra dollars every year for the rest of your life? By doing these three incredibly simple tasks you can decrease your energy consumption, decrease your impact on the environment, and increase the money in your wallet!

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