Trish  Giovinazzi Real estate serving Brooksville FL
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Green Real Estate

Friday, February 20th 2015 3:47 pm
There is not any "official criteria" that makes a city "green" but there are a few key areas to look for when rating a green city. Air quality, waste management, water quality,recycling management, the amount of LEED-certified buildings, acres that are devoted to green space, the use of renewable en [Read More]
Friday, January 9th 2015 11:57 am
When you think of "greening up" your home, typically you think of the areas within your home that you see on a regular basis, such as the kitchen, bedroom or bathroom. One ofthe easiest and cost efficient rooms to "green up" is your attic. By adding a few simple touches to your attic, you can save m [Read More]
Friday, November 14th 2014 10:58 am
As the rain is pouring down, a typical home will have water streaming out of the downspout and across the lawn, picking up pesticides and fertilizers, and traveling into an oily street, down a drain and straight into a nearby river or stream. Yuck! An easy solution to this is to create a beautiful r [Read More]
Friday, October 10th 2014 11:57 am
Did you know that kitchens account for between 20% and 40% of the entire homes total energy usage? Going green can take some time and effort at first, it's a lifestyle change and we all know what a hard time human beings have with change. So, take baby steps toward going green, make little changes a [Read More]
Friday, September 5th 2014 10:30 am
"Greening-Up" isn't always about energy efficiency, although that is a huge part. Greening-Upcan also include somethings that are as simple as decorating with organic sheets, adding houseplants and natural fiber rugs?Now, don't get me wrong, adding solar lighting or changing out your light bulbs to [Read More]
Thursday, July 31st 2014 11:04 am
In a world with a rapidly rising population and a depletion of resources available, many people are going green in the hopes of squandering what is left forfuture generations. Many are practicing habits such as reducing, reusing and recycling the products that we buy. But why stop there?Think of the [Read More]
Thursday, June 5th 2014 10:32 am
As people are becoming more aware of being "eco-friendly", a new returning trend in the real estate market is on the rise: Saltwater Swimming Pools!In the past, residential in-ground swimming pools were almost always a traditional chlorine pool that required chlorine tablets and an erosion feeder to [Read More]
Monday, August 27th 2012 4:41 pm
Over 3,000 years ago in China the ancient art of Feng Shui was discovered, with the belief that the land is alive and filled with Chi, or energy. Feng Shui is an art that creates balance of the energies of in any given space in an effort to ensure good health and fortune. "Feng" means wind and "s [Read More]
Wednesday, July 7th 2010 9:39 pm
The U.S. Green Building Council is working closely with the Bank of America Corp in an effort to release a new grant program that will serve to encourage neighborhood projects that are environmentally friendly.The Affordable Green Homes Grant Program offers $20,000 and other resources that will help [Read More]
Wednesday, May 19th 2010 6:45 am
If you're a tree hugger or latent hippie, andcare about the environment, you canexpress that by the type of home you buy. Green real estate options are among the fastest growing propositions in the real estate market. Consumers want Earth-friendly, ecologically sound, sustainable home buying options [Read More]