Vikki Gerrard La Crosse Discusses The Truth About Green Construction

Green construction is a hot topic right now. Many people talk about it, and many businesses are trying to get in on the action. But what is green construction? And is it as great as everyone seems to think it is? In this blog post, Vikki Gerrard La Crosse will discuss the truth about green

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Ways to Help Multifamily Buildings Go Green

Recognizing the sheer amount of waste and pollution we create, people and businesses across the country are taking steps towards greater sustainability by way of both small and large-scale actions. Residential property investors and managers should also seek to make changes that will benefit the environment, as potential tenants will take notice and count them

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Green Patio Ideas to Try on Your Next Home Improvement

Looking to make a few renovations for your home? Wanting to spruce up your backyard? Both of these things go hand in hand when it comes to renovations but with a planet that is stuck in the throes of climate change; it might be a good idea to look into green patio ideas. Green patio

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Going Green In Business

There are few bigger buzz words today than “green”. It has come to encompass any action that is beneficial to the environment. That popularity has brought environmental issues to the forefront of individuals, government

Think Green: 5 Sustainable Office Building Design Ideas

Making green improvements to your office design has a beneficial impact not only on your energy costs, but on employee wellness and productivity as well. Energy efficient commercial buildings

NAR says most realtors interested in sustainable homes

Real estate agents would do well to talk up the green features in their home listings, letting clients know how much they can reduce energy usage inside the home. According to the National Association of REALTOR’s latest Realtors and Sustainability report, more than half of agents say consumers are showing a greater interest in such

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Hersha Hospitality Partners with Clean the World

Hersha Hospitality, a property management company that operates nearly 80 of the leading market hotels in the US, has partnered with Clean the World and pledged to donate 1 million bars of recycled soap and 500,000 bottles of recycled shampoo, gels, and lotions to children and families in need across the globe.

KB Introduces Energy Performance Guide

KB Home now has a rating system to help prospective home buyers calculate their ongoing energy costs. The new system is called EPG (Energy Performance Guide) and will be posted in all new KB model homes according to their news this week.

SolarCity and Citi Team Up to Fund Home Solar

SolarCity, America’s number one solar service provider, teams up with Citi, “America’s Greenest Bank”, in establishing a fund of $40 million in new residential solar projects for 2011. This first of their collaborations offers homeowners a unique opportunity to switch to solar.

Green Building in O.C. to Expand in 2011

The Orange County Chapter of the US Green Building Council announces several new programs for 2011. An upcoming event featuring top green building experts is scheduled for the Business Expo Center in Anaheim. The USGBC invites all interested parties to attend this year’s kick off toward a new green building horizon.

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