Monthly Archives: July 2014


What Texas is doing to stay “the leader in smart energy”

by Barley Pfeiffer July 30, 2014

The South-central Partnership for Energy Efficiency as a Resource (SPEER), a non-profit regional energy efficiency organization working to accelerate adoption of advanced

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Environmental sustainability hot topic for homeowners

by Barley Pfeiffer July 23, 2014

Environmental sustainability is a hot topic today. Realtor studies show more buyers are looking for environmental upgrades when searching for a home. Green homes sell for more

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Beat The Texas Heat Without Air Conditioning With These 6 Tips

by Barley Pfeiffer July 16, 2014

Having an air conditioner is a near-must in climates where months-long heat waves are a summer norm.  With that comes an equally scorching energy bill. Even in regions with

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How-To-Guide To Recycling Your Kitchen

by Barley Pfeiffer July 9, 2014

Environmental Protection Agency estimates that about 170 million tons of construction and demolition waste were generated in 2003 (the last year for which figures are

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Whats In Store For Energy Efficient Home Industry In Coming Years

by Barley Pfeiffer July 2, 2014

A focus on energy efficiency is the most important development and design strategy that is making new housing greener according to a recent industry survey. McGraw Hill

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