Marla Esser Cloos

Green Interiors

– Posted in: Blog, Green Gab Podcast, Green Homes, Home Organization

Erica Reiner with E. Leigh Designs, the creator and owner of a Los Angeles based, interior design studio formed her business to help people create ideal residential, retail and commercial spaces. Erica specializes in eco-friendly and non-toxic interior designs for every budget without compromising quality or style. Her journey into sustainable, healthy, eco-friendly design began with [...]

Greenbacks for Your Greener Home

– Posted in: Blog, Green Living

One of the first questions I almost always get asked about green homes is “doesn’t it cost more?” It comes as a surprise to most people that not only does a green or greener home often not cost more than a traditional built, remodeled or upgraded home, it will usually save money over time and [...]

The Power of Community

– Posted in: Blog, Community

There has been a lot of conversation about the power of community. Community both in the sense of the physical surroundings and amenities which we live, work and play in. But also, community in the sense of the people who we engage with in our day-to-day lives. Both kinds of community may connect with each [...]

Proud Green Home: Green Gab Podcast | Moisture – Not in My Home

– Posted in: Blog, Green Living, Landscaping and Water

ProudGreenHome.com mentions Marla Esser Cloos’ article, Moisture – Not in My Home as a part of their mission to integrate high performance, sustainable, and “green” strategies, systems and products to both new and remodeled homes. Marla, originator and host of the Green Gab Podcast and author of Living Green Effortlessly: Simple Choices for a Better Home [...]

Harnessing the Wind with Erika Boeing of Accelerate Wind

– Posted in: Blog, Green Gab Podcast, Renewable Energy

Erika Boeing, CEO, and co-founder of Accelerate Wind, a tech company developing innovative rooftop wind energy solutions gabs with Marla and Tony about harnessing the wind. While rooftop solar power continues to double each year, small wind and rooftop wind is, for the most part, a completely untapped resource. Erika shares the mission of Accelerate [...]

Engel Jones of 12 Min Convos Interviews Marla in Downtown Edmond

– Posted in: Blog, Green Living

Engel Jones, podcast host of the “Twelve Minute Convos,” dropped by downtown Edmond, Oklahoma on his 12-week tour across the US and Canada to catch up on what’s new with Marla Esser Cloos, founder and host of the Green Gab Podcast. Marla shared the exciting news about being awarded the 2017 National Member of the Year from the [...]

RECYCLING VS TRASH

– Posted in: Blog, Green Living

Recycling to Reduce Trash Our neighborhood in Oklahoma City has recently gone to the big recycle bins that can be picked up by the automated trucks. In addition to holding a LOT more than our “Little Blue Bins” we had before, they have the extra advantage of preventing trash destined for recycling from ending up [...]

GREEN BUILDINGS INTERNATIONAL

– Posted in: Blog, Building Sciences, Community, Consumer Issues, Green Homes, Green Living, Renovations and Remodeling

The Oklahoma US Green Building Council offered Green Business Boot Camp – an update and review of the many benefits and programs of the US Green Building Council (USGBC). I’ve been a LEED AP (accredited professional) for 8 years now yet had not recently gone through an update of what all USGBC has been working [...]