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Geoff Bray, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Right at the start of the year, Google announced a surprising move. It said it was purchasing a home appliance maker most of us had never even heard of…for $3.2 billion in cash! It was a gambit that… Read more
Blogged Wed Apr 2, 2014 by Geoff Bray Tech Tips Going Green Home Ownership
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Sharlene Hen…, Real Estate Pro in Saint Louis Park, MN
The new Made in Minnesota Solar Incentive lottery passed by the MN state legislature comes with a $150 million jackpot... with $15M paid out each year through 2023 to lucky application winners for installing… Read more
Blogged Thu Feb 6, 2014 by Sharlene Hensrud Remodel & Renovate Going Green Home Ownership
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Metropolitan…, Real Estate Pro in Apple Valley, MN
What does it mean to be green?  Because of the threat of environmental changes, we have heard this term frequently, but many people are not aware of the simple changes you can make in your Apple Valley… Read more
Blogged Mon Nov 25, 2013 by Metropolitan Home Team Going Green
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Rex Harris, Real Estate Pro in Apple Valley, MN
It’s official: The programmable thermostat is the VCR of our day. Why? We think they’re too complicated. According to a study by the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, nearly 90% of Americans… Read more
Blogged Mon Nov 25, 2013 by Rex Harris Quality of Life Going Green How To...
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Rex Harris, Real Estate Pro in Apple Valley, MN
With rising heating bills expected this fall, more home buyers may be lured to energy-efficient home features, RISMedia reports. Nearly nine out of 10 recent home buyers say that heating and cooling costs… Read more
Blogged Fri Nov 8, 2013 by Rex Harris Home Buying Going Green
John and Bec…, Real Estate Pro in Woodbury, MN
The American Public Works Association presented Klayton Eckles, City of Woodbury's Public Works and Engineering director, with the Charles Walter Nichols Award for Environmental Excellence during the… Read more
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John and Bec…, Real Estate Pro in Woodbury, MN
From the City of Oakdale, MN Facebook page:Planning some fall cleaning? Here are a few ideas for getting rid of things and keeping them out of the trash:Gently used toys, kids games, kids books, can go… Read more
Blogged Thu Sep 12, 2013 by John and Becky Durham, MS, MS General Area Going Green Home Ownership
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John and Bec…, Real Estate Pro in Woodbury, MN
The City of Woodbury, MN has extended thedeadline for the sixth annual Environmental Excellence Awards. Nominations will now be accepted through Friday, Sept. 13. The awards were developed in 2008 by… Read more
Blogged Sat Aug 31, 2013 by John and Becky Durham, MS, MS General Area Quality of Life Going Green
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John and Bec…, Real Estate Pro in Woodbury, MN
Recycling: more waysRecycling uses waste such as glass bottles, paper, aluminum cans to make new products. Recycling is easy and lots of people do it, yet people often ask, "Does recycling matter? Does… Read more
Blogged Tue Jul 16, 2013 by John and Becky Durham, MS, MS General Area Quality of Life Going Green
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John and Bec…, Real Estate Pro in Woodbury, MN
The City of Woodbury has a year-policy that features an odd/even watering schedule, as well as a ban on watering between noon and 5 p.m. each day.Before turning on the sprinkler, residents and business… Read more
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John and Bec…, Real Estate Pro in Woodbury, MN
You’re thinking about remodeling your bathroom, but you want to be mindful of ways save energy, conserve resources and protect your budget.  Keeping your remodel “green” may be easier… Read more
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John and Bec…, Real Estate Pro in Woodbury, MN
Did you clean the garage last weekend and find a bunch of stuff you want to toss? Be sure you dispose of hazardous waste properly.  It is important that you never throw these in the garbage, down the… Read more
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Steven Hong -…, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
In this article, I write about 3 common types of furnaces that you'll find in Minneapolis houses. The forced-air furnace is the most common type, the hot water boiler being the second most common, and… Read more
Blogged Wed Jun 5, 2013 by Steven Hong - RE/MAX Results Home Buying Going Green Home Ownership
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Joseph Hough…, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in your home can cause chronic health problems, but they're tough to completely eliminate. Here's what you can do to reduce your VOC exposure. Chronic exposure to… Read more
Blogged Sun Jan 23, 2011 by Joseph Houghton Remodel & Renovate Going Green Design & Decor
Joseph Hough…, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Building Materials: Made In Minnesota and Sustainable http://www.mhmag.com/madeinmn http://www.buildingmaterials.umn.edu Midwest Home magazine, based in Minneapolis, launched a new database in spring… Read more
Blogged Sun Dec 19, 2010 by Joseph Houghton Going Green
Reuben Saltz…, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
A few ‘Green’ buzzwords I’ve been hearing about lately are ‘Vampire Loads’, ‘Vampire Power’ or ‘Phantom Power’. They all mean the same thing.… Read more
Blogged Sun Aug 1, 2010 by Reuben Saltzman Going Green
Arun Muthya, Real Estate Pro in 55125
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Chris Rochef…, Real Estate Pro in 55051
I have been working on making more green decisions within my home for the past two years.  Some may think this is easy but it can be quite challenging for those of use that change presents a challenge. … Read more
Blogged Mon Mar 1, 2010 by Chris Rocheford Going Green
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Want Flowers in the Spring in Minnesota? Plant bulbs now! If you have delayed planting your spring bulbs, delay no more. The University of Minnesota Extension Service recommends planting of most spring… Read more
Blogged Wed Nov 11, 2009 by Voices Member Going Green
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