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JOSEPH RUNFO…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
Propertyshark.com has compiled a handy map that lets you know whether you should fear any health or financial woes when deciding to invest in a certain property; http://www.propertyshark.com/Real-E… Read more
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IRINA NUSINK…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
Everyone born with some mission. I am learn how to to save our environment every day.Because I am care of energy use, I start to wash my laundry only in cold water. It will save my energy bill on 90%.… Read more
Blogged Fri Jul 19, 2013 by IRINA NUSINKIS Home Buying Going Green Investment Properties
Hector and M…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
1. Use Healthy Eco-Friendly Cleaners Many common household products contain toxins that could be affecting your family's health. Buying natural safe cleaning products will help eliminate any risk… Read more
Blogged Sun Feb 19, 2012 by Hector and Michelle Mesa Home Buying Going Green How To...
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JOSEPH RUNFO…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
When a large amount of snow accumulates on a roof, heat loss from insufficient insulation and poor attic ventilation can melt the snow from the underside. As the water reaches the roof edge, where it's… Read more
Blogged Sat Feb 12, 2011 by JOSEPH RUNFOLA JR, BROKER, GRI Going Green
JOSEPH RUNFO…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
The Lower East Side Ecology Center is bringing its 8th Annual "After the Holidays" E-waste Event to Prospect Park to help concerned people responsibly dispose of all their unwanted or broken electronics.… Read more
Blogged Mon Dec 20, 2010 by JOSEPH RUNFOLA JR, BROKER, GRI Going Green
Jessica Tacc…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
Gleaned from another HGTVpro article, here is some great information on Green Rewards and tax credits: By Stacy and Andrew HuntThe American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) was signed into… Read more
Blogged Thu Dec 9, 2010 by Jessica Taccetta Going Green
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Jessica Tacc…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
Now that you have made your home airtight and insulated it for energy efficiency, what about fresh air circulation? From HGTV, here is info on energy recovery ventilators: Watch the video on Energy Recovery… Read more
Blogged Thu Dec 9, 2010 by Jessica Taccetta Going Green
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Jessica Tacc…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
Utility company surveys are performed by a 3rd party contractor and involve a visual inspection of your home and an evaluation of your energy usage bills. Consumers will receive a report detailing … Read more
Blogged Thu Jul 15, 2010 by Jessica Taccetta Going Green
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JOSEPH RUNFO…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri today announced that the City and Sustainable CUNY have created three Solar Empowerment Zones, strategically selected areas where… Read more
Blogged Sat Jun 12, 2010 by JOSEPH RUNFOLA JR, BROKER, GRI Going Green
JOSEPH RUNFO…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
A building’s temperature is determined by several factors, including the amount of energy asbsorbed by the roof.   Installing a Cool Roof reduces energy absorption and is an easy way to… Read more
Blogged Fri May 14, 2010 by JOSEPH RUNFOLA JR, BROKER, GRI Going Green
Jessica Tacc…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
My favorite new idea/invention on the energy efficieniency front is a "socket ball", a soccer ball with a socket built in. Kicking the soccket ball around for 15 minutes can generate enough power to light… Read more
Blogged Wed May 12, 2010 by Jessica Taccetta Going Green
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Jessica Tacc…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
May 10, 2010 - Zero Energy Modular Classrooms Making Kids SmarterA start-up in the bay area, Project FROG, has been building environmentally friendly modular classrooms and buildings and is steadily achieving… Read more
Blogged Mon May 10, 2010 by Jessica Taccetta Going Green
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Jessica Tacc…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
 The NYC Compost Project encourages NYC residents to compost yard trimmings and food scraps in their own backyards and community gardens. This kind of composting is not only the least expensive way… Read more
Blogged Tue Apr 27, 2010 by Jessica Taccetta Going Green
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Jessica Tacc…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
Greenbelt Nature Center700 Rockland AveSaturday, April 17, 2010; 1-4pmWind Wisdom for School Power? Naturally - The Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) in collaboration with the New York State… Read more
Blogged Thu Apr 15, 2010 by Jessica Taccetta Going Green
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Jessica Tacc…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
Jessica Taccetta answered:
What are the possible impacts of the new NYC green building recommendations?
The impact on the building industry itself shouldnt be much because Green building costs are not significantly more then typical building costs. The savings they will produce will be s ... more
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Jessica Tacc…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
Midstream, between Manhattan and Queens, anchored 30 feet down, six underwater turbines turn day and night, driven by the tidal flows in the channel. At a fish-friendly 35 rpm, the propellers crank out… Read more
Blogged Fri Feb 5, 2010 by Jessica Taccetta Going Green
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Jessica Tacc…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
Just read about a small Idaho company with a great dream-Solar Roads.Its a huge undertaking and there is yet to be glass constructed that will be strong enough to sustain heavy trucks, but what a great… Read more
Blogged Fri Jan 15, 2010 by Jessica Taccetta Going Green
Jessica Tacc…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
This is an excellent glossary of green terms I came across on frontdoor.comGreen Terms and Tidbits Increase your green knowledge with these commonly-used eco-friendly words By FrontDoor.com | Published:… Read more
Blogged Wed Jan 13, 2010 by Jessica Taccetta Going Green
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Jessica Tacc…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
The Lowdown on Eco-Friendly Financing Get a green loan for energy-efficient updates By FrontDoor.com | Published: 3/27/2008 As the eco-friendly housing trend continues to grow, mortgage lenders are jumping… Read more
Blogged Wed Jan 13, 2010 by Jessica Taccetta Going Green
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Jessica Tacc…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
Lighting accounts for over 20% of global electricity use.One of the first things I did in my efforts to become more energy efficient was to replace my light bulbs with those spiral CFL bulbs. They… Read more
Blogged Fri Jan 8, 2010 by Jessica Taccetta Going Green
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