2010 – 2012 Archives.
GREEN TIPS @ GreenBoard Co-op Blog.
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The National Geographic “Great Energy Challenge” for Your Home. ~ Full of great tools & links.
Inexpensive Energy Efficient SIPs Home Earns Energy Star. ~ SIPs Home in Connecticut.
Guide to Recycle those “Not –So-Common House Items” ~ Where to recycle.
Plant Native Plants & Feed Wildlife for Years. ~ Benefits of Using Native Plants and List.
Eco-friendly Flooring Trends For Fairfield County, Ct. ~ Green flooring products.
New Energy Code in Connecticut and Nationwide. ~ States adopting 2009 IECC energy codes.
The Greenest Colleges & Universities Nation Wide. ~ Survey of top 100 Greenest Schools USA
Habitat for Humanity, ReStore ~ 825 Locations. ~ Recycle new and slightly used building products.
Lawn and Garden Irrigation Tips ~ Average household devotes 30% of domestic water for outside use.
1925 Colonial Renovation Earns LEED Platinum Certification in Darien, Ct. ~ Renovation earns LEED Platinum.
Residential New Construction Energy Efficient Home Rebates up to $10,000. ~ Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund.
Affordable Net Zero Energy Efficient Home in Connecticut. ~ For about 6% – 8% more, see how.
Energy Efficient Series by a New Hampshire Professional. ~ FAQ’s on Energy Efficiency.
What Makes a LEED Home Different? ~ Specifications that go into a LEED Home.
Ct. Dept. of Public Health Provides Mold Guidance ~ 4 page booklet.
How to Reduce Your Garbage ~ America’s Garbage is piling up!
How Green Are You? ~ take the Practically Green test, FREE
Local Green Tours ~ By US Green Building Council, links to your state.
Easy Common Sense Tips to lower your Carbon footprint ~ from 101 ways to offset your Carbon Footprint
30 Easy Day to Day tips to be Green ~ Once you set these tips up they work on their own.
Bee Friendly Gardens ~ Plants Bees like and more links
Guide to finding your Local Green Experts ~ where to seek regional information.
Green Residential Appraisal Forms ~ Tell your banker.
Energy Efficient Ceiling Fans. ~ Tips and benefits of ceiling fans.
Conservation of Water at Home. ~ Easy tips and the whys.
“Bag It” the Documentary. ~ Why we should use reusable bags.
EPA’s Energy Star for Homes, version 3 begins January 1st, 2012 ~ what is in the new program.
Connecticut Building & Energy Codes Going More Green 2012 ~ Ct adopting the 2009 IECC codes.
LED Bulbs will save you $100’s.~ LED’s and your electric bill.
Become a LEED Green Associate at USGBC ~ Tips and study guides.
LEED Class A building in Wilton, Ct. ~ a tour of the LEED office building.
Your Green Real Estate Professional. ~ Where to find your ‘green’ expert, state by state.
Plants for a Bee Friendly Garden ~ tips and types of plants.
Green Building 101 ~ Links to learn more about Green Building.
Energy Efficient Washers ~ The how’s, why’s and what’s.
Green Building & LEED Courses in Connecticut ~ some of the best lectures.
Modular Homes are going “GREEN” ~ benefits of modular homes, LEED approved.
What is LEED for Homes Part 2 ~ The breakdown.
What is LEED for Homes Part 1 ~ The program.
Websites to find your local Green Experts ~ Building, lifestyles, real estate, local events and more.
Where & What to Recycle ~ links to find.
Green Build Home Rating Systems ~ LEED, Green Build, Energy Star.
Composting 101 ~ Do’s & Don’ts
LED’s vs. CFL bulbs ~ what is the difference.
How to reduce your Carbon FootPrint at Home ~ Easy tips.
Solar Home in Westport, CT. ~ Solar home and green tips.
LEAD Paint, Renovations, Repair and Painting ~ Homes from 1978 could have lead paint, tips.
All about exterior foam insulation ~ the science behind building.
Rain Gardens in Connecticut ~ tips and local links on how to.
What is RADON? ~ tips and links
12 Easy Green tips for the home ~ easy to be sustainable at home.
Connecticut’s Home Energy Solution Program (HES) ~ for Ct. homeowners
Reference guide to indoor pollutants ~ all about indoor air quality.
Indoor Air Quality, IAQ ~ what is it and links to EPA airPlus & LEED.
Platinum LEED home in New Canaan, Ct. ~ a tour.
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