Category: Green Home

Show Review – Best New Products at Greenbuild 2022

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StoneCoat

Recently, thousands of industry professionals congregated at the 2022 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in San Francisco, the largest annual event for green building professionals worldwide. Following are just a few of the innovative products and solutions that were on display.   Fantastic Prefabs Focused on improving building efficiency while also addressing the growing affordable.....

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Summer Garden Maintenance Tips

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Summer Garden

The summer season is approaching and as all of us garden-lovers know, this could mean stress for your plants. Some heat resistant plants enjoy the heat, though. Regardless, it’s good to know what will ultimately help your garden flourish during the hottest part of the year. Read on for a list of summer garden maintenance.....

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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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