Category Archives: Green

Green Tips for Existing Buildings

By Craig A. Ruark You don’t need to build a new office building to become green. In fact, building a new building is quite counter-intuitive to the basic premises and mantra of being green, “Reuse, Reduce, Recycle.” The following are … Continue reading

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The Children Are The World

The other night my wife and I were watching television when a familiar humanitarian plea appeared.  There was the face of a little girl, saddened and dirty from hunger and poverty, the underlying lyrical song…”The children are the future”…and a … Continue reading

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Food Choices

Buy Local, Buy Organic When you choose organically grown local foods, you avoid the pesticides that can cause health issues. Organic produce is also high in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. By choosing wild-caught and free-range fish and grass-fed beef and lamb, … Continue reading

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Green Energy and its Cost

There have been of late, numerous articles and comments made about green energy, wind and solar in particular, and the viability of those energy sources to dominate the now prevalent natural gas and coal power generating plants.  Much of the … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning Tips

When you’re organizing your spring cleaning keep in mind that switching to green cleaning products will improve your health, lessen adverse environmental impacts and save money. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), of the 2,863 most commonly used … Continue reading

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Is solar energy a bad investment?

What would happen if nearly every home in America were equipped with solar panels to the point that they were nearly energy independent?  That is the question that power companies around the country are asking themselves today, and having to … Continue reading

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Green Energy Subsidies

There is a lot of talk about government subsidies and how bad they are for the country today. Check the history books, encyclopedias and the internet; If it were not for government subsidies we would not have the rail road, … Continue reading

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