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Green needs a new name!

June 14, 2010 – 3:14 pm
HiYa! I'm Ned and I'm Green.

I’m not Green!
Today I talked to a client about using remodel funds to enhance the home by installing more insulation and sealing cracks and ultimately make it more efficient and comfortable, you know let’s talk …

What’s so special about Green Building?

May 10, 2010 – 5:38 pm
Carl Seville - GBA Advisor

Written by Carl Seville, GBA Advisor

I left off last time with a caution about understanding the differences in green building and potential side effects of changes that are not clearly communicated to the …

The Baby Killers Among Us.

March 6, 2010 – 8:45 am
Please keep me safe from lead

April 22, 2010 Earth Day
and the EPA Lead Rule gets legs.
By The Paul
Lets forget statistics for now, any college student can tell you statistics are for lying, for not being truthful. Statistics are an exercise …

EPA and Lead Rule Awareness for all contractors.

January 1, 2010 – 9:59 am
Caligula, crazy from lead or just crazy?

Here’s a few links with the EPA Lead Rules explained by different groups.
No one I know has done a plastic wrap containment or asked homeowners to take a blood test so I’m assuming we all …

Merry Go Rounds and Lead

December 22, 2009 – 8:06 pm
For everyone!

Beautiful and bright colors
It would seem a cruel truth that as Merry Go Rounds were turning and happy children were riding those brightly painted ponies and unicorns the rich colors of the ride itself were …

Get the Lead out, Boys! Hut, Hut!

December 19, 2009 – 10:03 am
Live long and prosper!

There is a season Turn,Turn, Turn, Turn
A time to build up, a time to break down
A time to dance, a time to mourn
A time to cast away stones, a time to gather stones together/
Written by …

Green is giving me the Blues!

December 8, 2009 – 9:59 pm
Simply clear

Why is it when we talk about green building or sustainability its many times an all or nothing venture. Homeowners would embrace green building practices if they were inspired, for the most part they are …

Eco Friendly Painting Contractor.

November 26, 2009 – 10:11 am

Putting Eco into Environment from Toronto Painters

Here’s a little article about my friend George Z of Toronto Painters.
Adding to the discussion of the environmental policies of Ecopainting Inc,  the following are some of the current policies …

October is National Energy Month.

October 17, 2009 – 8:25 am

By Sean Lintow Sr.
SLS Construction Cullman County
Ok, I admit it, I had no clue and this is its 22nd year of it being observed. Obviously though I am not the only one, as one site …