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A New Year, A New Beginning

January 1st, 2011 · No Comments · Green Builders and Developers, Green Houston Communities, Green Houston Events, Green Houston Topics, Green Market Reports, Green Products, Green Service Providers, market reports, Uncategorized

So, news from here for the New Year: As of a couple of days ago I have decided to put my real estate license inactive. I decided to do this for multiple reasons which if you really want to know I can share with you but really the purpose of this blog post is to [...]

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Greenstar Recycling and Houston Dynamo – What does this mean for Houston

December 8th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Green Houston Events, Green Houston Topics

Yesterday was the big announcement that you have likely heard if you are a sports fanatic.  I personally was very excited to see two of my favorite things combine – Sustainability and Soccer. It was even more exciting to be at the press conference where the new soccer jersey was unveiled. But in case you [...]

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Can Houston Increase Their Recycling Rate by 200%

March 8th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Green Houston Events, Green Houston Topics, Green Service Providers

In case you missed it, over 600 trees and a 2 acre native garden were planted in our great City of Houston this weekend as part of Keep Houston Beautiful and the Great American Cleanup.  There were six sites across town that participated in the KHB event with various objectives.   I had the opportunity to go and check out the [...]

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Traditional Neighborhood Developments – The Local Side of Green

January 17th, 2010 · No Comments · Green Houston Communities, Green Houston Topics

Over the past two years the term ‘Green’ has become mainstream.  The popular debate is regarding Climate Change, Carbon Emissions and Energy Efficiency.  However, when you consider truly what ‘Green’ is, it goes much deeper. There is the healthier side of green and eating organic, there is the Stewardship side of ‘Green’ where we should [...]

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No Fuss Composting

September 29th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Green Houston Topics

Many of us are convinced that leaves, peelings, and coffee grounds belong in the compost bin and not in the municipal landfill. We know our plants and our budgets both appreciate free and rich compost. But something that may hold people back from getting started is a nosy neighbor of the two-legged or four-legged varieties. [...]

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Green Houston Twitter Folk To Follow

September 22nd, 2009 · No Comments · Green Houston Topics

Twitter has been an amazing site that has evolved over the past couple of years – And quite honestly I don’t spend enough time there…but try to get over there when I have some time. The past couple weeks I have been amazed at how many wonderful Green Twitter folk from right here in Houston [...]

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‘EcoFriendly’ Theme Park-Coming To A Town Near You

September 16th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Green Houston Topics

Pardon me for a lengthy post.  It’s quite detailed.  Please read all of it before coming to a conclusion.  Its really quite fascinating.  It will also answer the questions as to why I am writing this on a Real Estate related blog. I picked my jaw up off of the floor this morning when I [...]

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Tax Credits for New Windows in Houston

March 22nd, 2009 · No Comments · Green Houston Topics

The Newest Stimulus Bill created a lot of buzz with Tax Credits for Energy Efficiency, Remodeling and Renewable Energy. Homeowners Nationwide are looking to see what they may want to upgrade in their homes to take advantage of these benefits. Probably one of the most popular ‘green’ upgrades that homeowners in Houston do every year [...]

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Retrofitting Green Series 1-Energy Recording

January 31st, 2009 · No Comments · Green Houston Topics

First, I would like to Thank everyone who attended today’s Webinar with myself and Michael Strong With Brothers Strong.  We had a great time and reviewed Energy Conservation tips in the Home and Energy Audits.  In the coming Series we will go in to more detail with the specifics on products such as insulation, windows, [...]

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Paid To Recycle In Houston

January 14th, 2009 · 14 Comments · Green Houston Topics, Green Service Providers

So, I realized the other day when I was doing some research that I really need to do more research.  Maybe some of you GREEN Houstonians out there can help? I was trying to find a place to Recycle Carpet.   I had heard previously that certain manufacturers would do it, but only certain kinds. [...]

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