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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 [...]

Lisa Masters with Metro East Home and Garden Show

– Posted in: Blog, Events, Green Gab Podcast

Lisa Masters, representing the Knight Stewards organization, a parent group of Metro-East Lutheran High School in Edwardsville, Illinois, gabbing with Marla and Tony about the Metro East Home and Garden Show. The Knight Stewards is a strongly established group of volunteer alumni, friends and families associated with Lutheran High School who work together to engage young adults [...]

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 [...]

Every Home a Greener Home with Sheridan Foster of ElementalGreen

– Posted in: Blog, Green Gab Podcast, Green Living

Sheridan Foster, Founder, and CEO of Elemental Green has created “a digital media company with a mission to make green home building and renovation the status quo.” ElementalGreen was created as a place to dream, design and discover. A place for homeowners, builders, designers, and architects to research new materials, dream big, discover new products [...]

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 [...]

Mainstream Green – A Conversation with Marla and Sheridan Foster of Elemental Green

– Posted in: Blog, Green Homes, Green Living

Sheridan Foster founder of Elemental Green, interviews Marla Esser Cloos originator and host of the Green Gab Podcast about her award-winning book, Living Green Effortlessly: Simple Choices to a Better Home. Sheridan highlights the practicability of Marla’s book and discusses the affordability of going green. Marla, a National Association of Homebuilders masters certified green professional as [...]