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Tag Archive: Environmentally Friendly

POctober 22, 2012
POctober 22, 2012

Sustainability: Your Friend or Enemy

Planning for your new building Sustainability is no longer a fad, it is a reality.  As supported in the EDiS GreenSense program, sustainability efforts not only make environmental sense, they can make cents with return on your investment. But buyer beware.  The level of complexity of many mechanical systems, while paying dividends to the environment…
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PJanuary 17, 2012
PJanuary 17, 2012

Your Project Take 1: Mock-ups!

Co-Authored by Mike Neal, LEED Green Associate So you’re embarking on a building project. You’ve hired an architect and have a building on paper that was designed to fit your needs. You’ve taken your design and gone out to bid. The bids have come in (hopefully within budget!) and you’ve selected a contractor to perform…
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POctober 19, 2011
POctober 19, 2011

Businesses, Ignore the “New Normal”, Because You Must!

“The “New Normal” could cause you to stand still…Don’t!” The expression “the new normal” is getting way too much traction. After all, have we settled down to a new economic pace that will last? Will it accelerate, decelerate or continue to plod along? As difficult as it is to move forward with your business, non-profit…
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PJune 23, 2011
PJune 23, 2011

Should We Stop Building Libraries?

Aren’t we in the electronic sharing world of TiVo, Pandora, iPads and Wikipedia? What possible contribution could a bricks and mortar facilities, like a library, have on such an advanced society?
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PMarch 17, 2011
PMarch 17, 2011

Solar Panels and Geothermal and Wind Turbines…Oh My!

To continue what seems to have become my never-ending blog on greening your home, I would like to talk about the various methods of sustainable energy in the residential market. Since purchasing my house I have been researching the many forms of home sustainable energy and would like to pass on this knowledge here. The…
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PJanuary 21, 2011
PJanuary 21, 2011

Land Use…The Next Green!

Today, the green movement is bringing back the concept of the mixed-use community and it is about time.
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PJanuary 20, 2011
PJanuary 20, 2011

CFL’s Worth the Expense?

Compact fluorescent bulbs (CFL) are now just around $1 per bulb, but being that they seemingly last forever before your next change, they are more than a value compared to standard incandescent light bulbs.
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PJanuary 5, 2011
PJanuary 5, 2011

What $40 Can Do!

An easy way for anyone who wants to both conserve water and save some money on their water bill.
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PDecember 20, 2010
PDecember 20, 2010

EDiS Forefront of the Green Movement

Since the end of the year is quickly approaching, I would like to take a brief minute to review the many green advances which EDiS has made and thank everyone who has made this possible. While the country as a whole has increased their focus on green construction and practices, we at EDiS have tried…
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