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Why Should I Compost?

2017-10-31T14:34:09+00:00October 30th, 2017|Think Green|

Composting - Why Do It? There are a lot of great reasons to compost. If you have a garden of any kind, composting creates nutrient rich, fertilizing soil that will help your plants thrive. It's also great for the environment. You can compost about 25% of everything you would otherwise throw away, greatly reducing your [...]

The Importance of Indoor Air Quality

2017-10-13T03:41:21+00:00October 11th, 2017|Think Green|

Indoor Air Quality Factors I know I've said it before, but it bears repeating: The indoor air quality of your home is a huge factor in your comfort and health. The average person spends 90% of their time indoors, much of that at home. We all know it's important. But what do we need to [...]

There’s A New Solar Co-Op in Arlington

2017-04-27T14:32:07+00:00April 27th, 2017|Think Green|

Pretty Cool: A group in Arlington has started a solar co-op! From their website: 'Community members across the greater Arlington area have formed a solar co-op!  Based in Arlington, but open to residents of Arlington, Alexandria, and Fairfax County, the Greater Arlington Solar Co-op welcomes homeowners from across the region. Co-op members can save up to 20% [...]

A Combustion By-Product Free Home: Think Green Series

2017-03-30T18:40:25+00:00January 24th, 2017|Think Green|

What is a Combustion By-Product Free Home? Why is it More Healthy? A well-known building scientist named Joe Lstiburek of the Building Science Corporation says there are seven steps to a healthy home. He identifies these areas as: dry clean well-ventilated combustion by-product free pest free toxic chemical free comfortable. Today I'm going to [...]

Think Green Series: A Well-Ventilated Home

2017-03-30T18:42:10+00:00January 12th, 2017|Think Green|

The Hows and Whys of A Well-Ventilated Home A well-known building scientist named Joe Lstiburek of the Building Science Corporation says there are seven steps to a healthy home. He identifies these areas as: dry clean well-ventilated combustion product free pest free toxic chemical free comfortable. Today I'm going to talk about the third step: a [...]

Think Green Series: A Clean and Healthy Home

2017-03-02T18:59:37+00:00December 23rd, 2016|Think Green|

A Clean and Healthy Home A well-known building scientist named Joe Lstiburek of the Building Science Corporation says there are seven steps to a healthy home. He identifies these areas as: dry clean well-ventilated combustion product free pest free toxic chemical free comfortable. Today I'm going to talk about the second step: a clean home The information [...]

Think Green Series: Why a Dry Home is so Important

2017-03-02T18:53:47+00:00December 13th, 2016|Think Green|

A Dry Home is a Healthy Home A well-known building scientist named Joe Lstiburek of the Building Science Corporation says there are seven steps to a healthy home. He identifies these areas as: dry clean well-ventilated combustion product free pest free toxic chemical free comfortable. Today I'm going to talk about the first step: a [...]