Green Living

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

ORGANIC GARDENER

– Posted in: Blog, Climate Change, Green Gab Podcast, Green Living, Landscaping and Water

Gabbing with Jackie Marie Beyer, The Organic Gardener and host of the Organic Gardener podcast about how to grow successful, healthy and chemical free gardens. Jackie, along with her husband Mike are passionate environmentalist devoted to helping people develop earth friendly gardens that produce nutrient dense food with the least amount of time and energy [...]

Let Your Nose Be the Guide Controlling Smells and Other Airborne Stuff

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

Something that smells bad is your first key that it probably is bad, yet airborne stuff that is harmful to your health doesn’t always smell bad. Controlling the stuff that causes problems, or pollutant source control, is key to controlling the air flow and air quality in your home. As Marla says, “to control the nasties,” [...]

Building Hope and Supporting Leaders of the Future

– Posted in: Blog, Events, Green Homes, Green Living

In their continued recognition of the role of women in the industry, the NAHB (National Association of Home Builders), celebrated Professional Women in Building (PWB) Week, by looking back to PWB’s first president, Hope Bettilyon, and the scholarship named in her honor.  In 1949, Mrs. Bettilyon, the wife of a Salt Lake City home builder, organized the [...]