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Entries from December 31st, 2008

9 Part Webinar Series- Greening The Existing Home

December 31st, 2008 · 3 Comments · Green Houston Events

Well, I have hinted at it in a couple of posts and now I am making the big announcement!  To kick off 2009 with a BANG TurningHoustonGreen is bringing you 9 part Web Seminar series on how to Green Up an Existing Home! First off I would like to Thank Michael Strong with Brothers Strong [...]

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Green Home and Development Consultants

December 31st, 2008 · No Comments · Green Service Providers

Adding to Turning Houston Green a New Category for Under Service Providers.  Below you will find Consultants for Houston and the Surrounding Areas that can help Builders and Developers provide a ‘Greener’ and more Sustainable Product for Local Home Buyers. This Category will be added to in the future.  To find the page again, just [...]

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10 Ways To Maintain Or Improve Your Home Value

December 30th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Green Products, Uncategorized

We are always looking for ways to increase, or at the very minimum, maintain our home value.  Well, I’m going to let you in on a little secret- It doesn’t always have to break the bank.  Sometimes it just means taking a closer look at things when we go to do those normal fix ups [...]

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LEED Certified vs. Well, Not So Much

December 23rd, 2008 · 3 Comments · Green Houston Topics

I’ll start off by saying this is not really just about building LEED.  This is really just about the power of a Certification, which ever it may be.  NAHB Green, Energy Star, LEED, Environments for Living….any of them. As people, we are funny sometimes.  We are skeptical about things, and rightfully so.  Let’s take for [...]

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Wrapping Up With An E-Book and Thank You!

December 22nd, 2008 · No Comments · Green Houston Topics

Well, that wraps up the First series of the Hypothetical Remodel! We went through all of this below: Qualified for a Conventional 30 Year Renovation Mortgage Found the perfect home with a great floorplan, location and already had several improvements done Performed an Energy Audit to find out how we could reduce the Energy Usage [...]

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Hypothetical Remodel- How Much Per Month?

December 19th, 2008 · No Comments · Green Houston Topics

From finding the right home, qualifying for a ‘Green’ Renovation Mortgage, Energy Audit and Remodel Design we have almost worked our way through the one example of buying an older home to Renovate ‘Green’. Which brings us to this one.  Once we have our plans on paper as to what we are going to do [...]

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Hypothetical Remodel- Larger Master Bathroom!

December 19th, 2008 · 5 Comments · Green Houston Topics, Uncategorized

Now we have the Energy Audit out of the way, we can look to see what it is going to take to make the Master Bathroom a little bigger and to get it updated to what you want. Let’s take a moment to remember what we are working with. The 2300 sq ft home built [...]

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Hypothetical Remodel- The Energy Audit

December 17th, 2008 · 5 Comments · Green Houston Topics

Now that we know how to finance a Green Remodel or a Home to Remodel Green, we need to see how we go about Greening up this home.  The example used was: 2300 sq ft home Built around 1959 or so Cosmetic upgrades have been made and windows replaced to Double Pane One of the [...]

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US Postal Service- FREE E-cycling Postage Paid!

December 16th, 2008 · 6 Comments · Green Houston Topics

Ok, this update is just short and sweet!  A follow up to ‘Tis the Season for Garbage I heard this first at Earth911.com – The US Postal Service has partnered with Clover Technologies to offer people a way to Recycle small Electronics such as Ipods, Digital Cameras, Cellphones, Inkjet Cartridges, etc.  You can pick up [...]

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In Case You Missed- Changes To The Site

December 15th, 2008 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Although I have not been updating the site as often with information, rest assured that the site is being updated in other ways!  For the past few weeks and atleast through the end of January be sure to stay tuned on what is happening on TurningHoustonGreen.  There is some pretty neat stuff coming up including [...]

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