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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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Clothes Don’t Grow – Kids Do

August 19th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Green Service Providers

So, this is not some catchy title that I made up by myself.  It’s actually the slogan to this really awesome website that I ran across and heard about from Lani with AgentGenius a little over a month ago.  The site is called Thredup and while it has absolutely nothing to do with real estate, [...]

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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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Everything Is Green Or Greenwashing

February 17th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Green Products, Green Service Providers

Everything is green or so it seems by reading advertisements, new start up businesses and products that are coming out on to the market. I am even getting some really interesting requests to be added to the Business Directory on my site.  Quite honestly I find it scary, sickening, exciting and fantastic all at the [...]

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Green Residential Houston Appraisers

February 10th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Green Service Providers

One of the pieces to the puzzle when buying or building a ‘Green’ or Sustainable home is of course the ‘Valuation’ of the Property – Or as most people know it, the Appraisal. For a couple years now I have searched Houston top to bottom trying to find a Residential Appraiser who is experienced in [...]

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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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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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The Math Behind Making It Green In Houston

September 25th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Green Houston Communities, Green Service Providers, Uncategorized

This is Part 2 of the Hypothetical Remodel~Let’s get down to the details of Buying an Existing Non-Green Home and making it Green in Houston.  It’s all about keeping an open mind and checking out all of the options available to get what you want. Typically most homebuyers have only a certain amount of money [...]

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Wow, These Guys Are Serious! Free Green Home Design!

August 1st, 2008 · 1 Comment · Green Products, Green Service Providers

As a way to stay in touch with everything that is happening in the world of Green, I spend my time in the early morning catching up/reading some websites that have amazing information.  One article that I read today blew me away.  Free Green ‘Custom’ Home Design?  What? I decided to go over to the [...]

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Solar Pool Heating in Houston Tx

July 5th, 2008 · 11 Comments · Green Products, Green Service Providers

Solar pool heating is clearly the most cost effective use of solar energy on earth. These systems save home owners hundreds of dollars monthly by replacing up to 80% of pool heating cost. Solar pool heating systems can be designed for both indoor and outdoor applications and typically use low cost polymer “unglazed” collectors. These [...]

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