Category GREEN REAL ESTATE

Maximizing Small Space Through Rooftop Farming

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Maximizing Small Space Through Rooftop Farming
By [http://EzineArticles.com/expert/Micah_N_Manuntag/1655231]Micah N Manuntag

Homes and facilities with little to no space for farming and gardening is something common to urban places. In urban places, people have learned to adapt their desire to start farming or gardening through different methods that allow them to start planting even with just little space.

If you have a space to spare in your rooftop, you too can start rooftop farming in your home or office. Rooftop farming is a practice that lets people make use of any rooftop space that they have for farming as well as gardening. Different crops can be grown depending on the space that you have. You can plant herbs and small vegetables if you have a small to moderate sized space...

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6 Green House Considerations

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6 Green House Considerations
By [http://EzineArticles.com/expert/Richard_Brody/492539]Richard Brody

Because of the many environmental concerns, threats and considerations, many buyers, as well as homeowners, today, have become more — and — more concerned with various factors, often referred to as green real estate. There are many considerations, and variations, as well as degrees of greening individuals are interested in. Some (however a minority) are real environmentalists, and want their home, to exhibit their concern and attention, to this very important issue. Others merely want to proceed in a somewhat balanced manner, and want to include reasonable green characteristics...

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5 Simple Energy Conservation Ideas For Your Home

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5 Simple Energy Conservation Ideas For Your Home

5 Simple Energy Conservation Ideas For Your Home
By Richard Brody

While most potential home buyers, consider their monthly mortgage payment (including principal, interest, and escrow/ taxes), many, fail to adequately consider other monthly expenses, associated with home ownership. Perhaps the most significant one, is the cost of energy — related activities, including electric, and heart. The purpose of this article is not to examine the many alternative heating alternatives, including solar, geo — thermal, etc, but rather, to review some simple steps, one can somewhat easily take, to make their home more energy — efficient, and friendly. Let’s look at 5 simple, basic, energy conservation ideas/ steps.

1. Windows and doors: What is the Energy...

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Energy Efficient House Design Tips

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Energy Efficient House Design Tips

Energy Efficient House Design Tips
By Desare A Kohn-Laski

The year 2017, according to the Chinese Zodiac, is the year of the Fire Rooster. The Pantone color of the year is green. Despite green being the year’s color, do you know that there are other ways to atone your house to the idea of becoming green? One method is by making your house more energy-efficient. The rest of the article gives you some tips on how to align your house design towards energy efficiency.

  • Be wise with your choice — fans over lights!

Making your house cooler is a much more energy-efficient way than making it appear brighter. Achieve this by installing fans in each room rather than putting lights. During summer, you’ll see the great benefits.

  • Higher tag price isn’t always qualit...
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The Benefits of Having an Energy Star Certified House

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The Benefits of Having an Energy Star Certified House
By Desare A Kohn-Laski

For two decades, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is pushing energy-efficiency in homes. From this, the Energy Star in new homes was conceptualized. It aims to prevent pollution of the air while at the same time giving homes the much-needed adjustments towards energy efficiency.

For home buyers who are on the hunt for their dream homes, it is very important to look for Energy Star compliant homes. While the prices may be higher than homes established right before its implementation, buyers are guaranteed to save along the way from the prices slashed on energy costs.

And because going green is an in thing, those who invest in Energy Star homes are also assured of profits when they choose to sell them.

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