Category: Green Home

The Benefits of Natural Turf Grass

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Benefits of Natural Turf Grass

These days, sustainability is a top priority for homeowners – and important to all of us! A lawn that keeps the health of the environment in mind has many benefits that extend well beyond earth-friendly intentions. Earth Day falls on Friday, April 22nd this year, and Sod University focuses on some of the key benefits.....

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Go Solar and Smile at Your Energy Bill

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sungevity

The spotlight has been on solar energy in recent years as energy costs have escalated. Now with more home owners opting to get off the grid—and many seeking options on solar panels that produce enough energy to reduce their monthly utility bills – the solar industry is optimistic about the future. Concurrently, the cost of.....

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Agrihoods for Farm-to-Table Living and a Healthy Lifestyle

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Farm-to-table eating means more than just asking your waiter where your vegetables were harvested. These days, the local food movement has become a lifestyle choice for families flocking to the approximately 150 "agrihoods" cropping up all over the country, according to the Urban Land Institute. These planned communities combine familiar amenities such as swimming pools.....

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The Flex House Debuts at Consumer Electronics Show

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Flex House

The Consumer Electronics Show, an annual extravaganza to showcase the latest tech innovations from virtual reality to robots and more, was also the site for a slightly more grounded exhibit this year: The Flex House built by Shelter Dynamics and Green Builder Media. Instead of showing off the coolest tech devices in a vacuum, the.....

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Solar Roof Tiles from Tesla

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Tesla Solar Roof Tiles

Solar Roof Tiles from Tesla Could Make Your Roof the Star of the Neighborhood Laughter rang out last year when Tesla CEO Elon Musk introduced Tesla Solar Tiles at the press conference by saying, "You’ll want to call your neighbors over and say ‘check out the sweet roof.’ It’s not a phrase you hear often.".....

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Artificial Turf

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Artificial Turf

From the Football Field to your Front Lawn Part of the quintessential American dream seems to always include an expansive green lawn where our kids and pets can play out in the sunshine and fresh air. It sounds idyllic, but as homeowners quickly realize, maintenance of a lawn can be costly, time-consuming and even frustrating......

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