Marla Esser Cloos, The Green Home Coach, and author of Living Green Effortlessly – Simple Choices for a Better Home is all about inspiring and educating on what makes a green home and how to do it.
Through her Green Gab podcast, writing and speaking workshops she helps homeowners and residents create healthy, sustainable living spaces. Her passion is to empower women and their families to live green and sustainably for a safer, healthier, and more comfortable home life. As a member of St. Louis, Oklahoma City and nation-wide entrepreneurial, women in business and home building groups, she has a unique perspective of the connections and links between and among these groups.
See Marla in action…
Talk Green with Your Builder/Remodeler
This talk provides homeowners (and builders) how to communicate “your” top green priorities to “your” builder or remodeling team. Discover the value of discussing the benefits, not the green features, which make the house your home.
Green Is Not a Four Letter Word
An introduction to Green Is Not a Four Letter Word – a way to bridge the communication gap between green homeowners (and buyers) and the green home industry.
Green Home Communication
Here is a short story about a Green Home Builder and his buyers. See if you can find where the communication breakdown was.
Here are a few potential topics to to enlighten and entertain various audiences…
Home Builder Industry, Realtors, and Small Busineses
- How to Get Women Home Buyers Asking for More
- Elements of an Affordable Green Home
- Water Energy Nexus – how to save water and energy connect
- Home Technology & Automation for Active Adult Living
- Affordable Multi-Family Green Remodel
- Building a Green Team
- Green In Your Small Business
Homeowners and Residents
- 5 Easy Steps to Start Your Everyday Green Home
- Connecting With Your Home
- Green In Your Home
- Water Energy Nexus – how water and energy connect
- Beyond the Bamboo Floors
- Landscaping for Energy Efficiency and Green
More about Marla
Marla is an NAHB master certified green professional and LEED AP. She is a graduate of Washington University with a B.S. in Engineering and Public Policy, a Certificate in Energy and is a Langsdorf Fellow. Marla is also the creator and designer of HomeNav® – a home residents’ resource website offering instruction, manuals for green and greener homes, and products that maximize the green home environment.