Mary's Musings on Green Building, Renewables, Energy Efficiency and more....

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Got GAS?? It's a Community Project!! (and DON'T Pull my finger!!!)I stumbled across this information early this morning while trying to research some utility information for a project developer during his cost analysis of a project in Michigan. PROJECT GOAL - Affordable, Sustainable, Green Develo...
08/04/2007
**sorry no links or pix -- I will update later -- pc is REALLY acting up! thanks for understanding! In Part I of Can You Afford NOT to go Green?  I discussed the strides that have been made in the commercial arena and the benefits companies and schools are seeing by going green and building their...
08/01/2007
 **Sorry - no pictures! I'm having problems uploading so I will update with some pretty things for you to look at later!** In Part I of  "Can You Afford NOT to Go Green?" I discuss the remarkable results employers and schools are experiencing with their LEED projects.      Decreased overhead cost...
08/01/2007
 One of the biggest questions/objections to Green Building I hear is that it is "TOO EXPENSIVE".I believe this is a myth and in this series I would like to debunk the myth and ask instead...."Can You Afford NOT to Go Green?" Green Building is taking a hold all over the country. Just read some of ...
07/31/2007
I’m very excited to be heading to Victoria, British Columbia for the 2007 World BMX (Bicycle MotoCross) Championship. My daughter is an athlete in this event!   You are probably asking “What is green about that?”   I think it is very fitting that the Bicycle Championships are being held in Victo...
07/21/2007
In Part I and Part II , I told you about the ONE TIME CP LOAN. I told you that the ONE TIME CP Loan  where all the loans are combined into one. You close ONE TIME. . .for the Land, the Construction Loan and the Final Mortgage.  Are all combined in your first approval. I spoke about the benefits:...
07/21/2007
GREEN RESOURCE DIRECTORY  Operation, Maintenance and Homeowner EducationThe homeowner should know how to optimally operate and maintain their home as a system. What do you know? Who do you know? Looking for experience in the following disciplines: OPERATION OF A GREEN HOME - tips, instructions, r...
07/18/2007
GREEN RESOURCE DIRECTORY  Construction, Building Materials and MethodsWhat do you know? Who do you know? Looking for experience in the following disciplines: Construction of Green Homes, Building Materials and Methods- It is likely this category will cross over in some fashion with Eric's Design/...
07/18/2007
In Part I  of this series, I wrote about the GREEN RESOURCE DIRECTORY  AR Members are creating. You could pull your project together, build your dream home, and minimize your footprint on the environment.       AND a great way to finance a construction project, the ONE TIME CP Loan.    Benefits: ...
07/16/2007
  So you are very interested in using some of the professionals in the GREEN RESOURCE DIRECTORY  AR Members are creating. You could pull your project together, build your dream home, and minimize your footprint on the environment. Where do you start? Your very first step could be funding the pro...
07/15/2007