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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 [...]

You’ve Got the Power – Laura Jones from Regent Power Electrifies Us!

– Posted in: Blog, Community, Green Gab Podcast, Green Living, Projects, Renewable Energy

Laura Jones with Regent Power in St Louis, Missouri is a renewable energy innovator and integrator. Projects at Regent Power range from all sorts of solar integration for DC fast charging microgrids to smart city LED lighting with gunshot detection and camera surveillance. Laura and Regent Power are out to make the world better and safer and using clean renewable energy.  Laura’s passion is for a better life, a better [...]

Find Your Neighborhood with Ron Williams and Cindy Rhinehart with Hoodle

– Posted in: Blog, Community, Green Gab Podcast, Green Living, Homeowners, Lot and Site, Projects, Stl Home Show

    Ron and Cindy with Hoodle, an online web portal for people who are building new homes. A place that educates buyers when building a new house. You need to know where the neighborhoods are that you can build in, who the builders are who build in these neighborhoods, and what the floor plans [...]

Being in your Yard and Children’s Garden Club – Nicholas Citrin with Cloverwall and Douglas Wolter with STL County Parks Children’s Garden Club

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

Being in Your Yard – Nicholas Citrin with Cloverwall Being in your yard without mosquitoes is just what Cloverwall is all about. Nicholas Citrin with Cloverwall shares their approach to mosquitoes. The main reason people have mosquitos in their yard is due to standing water. Cloverwall first maps out all the standing water on the [...]

Carolyn Dickson and Jenni Owens with Second Sitting and STL Teacher Post

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

  Carolyn Dickson works with Second Sitting located in St.Louis. Second Sitting is a resale and consignment home furnishings and accessories store. They do a lot of furniture from display homes to staging companies, and showrooms in the area that are turning over their merchandise. So most of their furniture like 90% of their furniture [...]

Five Generations in the Family Business with David Knoll of Walter Knoll Florist (and landscaping)

– Posted in: Blog, Community, Green Gab Podcast, Landscaping and Water

Five Generations in the Family Business with David Knoll of Walter Knoll Florist (and landscaping)   Day 4 at the St. Louis Home and Garden Show with special guest David Knoll. Walter Knoll Florist is a family-owned company in St. Louis that’s been around since 1883. David is the 5th generation in this family business. [...]

Move up to McKelvey Home – homebuilding with an unrivaled reputation: Gia Linville – Marketing Manager at McKelvey Homes

– Posted in: Blog, Building Materials, Community, Green Gab Podcast, Green Homes, Homeowners

A Green Gab Podcast – Recorded Live at the St. Louis Home & Garden Show – Move up to McKelvey Home – homebuilding with an unrivaled reputation Don’t forget to go check out our Facebook page for all pictures of this awesome event.  You can also view the Facebook Live recording of this event HERE. Gia [...]

Photographer May Be Key In Illustrating Rate of Climate Change

– Posted in: Climate Change, Community, Consumer Issues, Green Homes

This week I stumbled on a video that was jaw dropping. It was a video about a glacier calving a section about the size of lower Manhattan. Whoa! The video is an excerpt from a documentary called Chasing Ice.  Could a photographer be key in illustrating rate of climate Change? “In the spring of 2005, [...]