Join Marla and Tony to get in on the Green Gab. We talk to those folks rocking it in green – green homes, green living and green companies. We get into why green matters – to you, your family and friends and your community. And, we share what we’ve done, as well as tips for greening up your home, your job, your family and your life!
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We can live without a lot in our lives. We can even go without food for a while. But water is vital to our survival. Next to air, it’s something that we just can’t do without. And water is used for more than just personal consumption. Our water usage relates to energy usage, and when [...]
Taking care of your home and managing home maintenance may seem like an arduous task, but think about this: If you run your home so it doesn’t run you, you won’t have to take care of it so much. When we keep up on the little things, they don’t turn into big repairs. There is [...]
We all need to breathe clean air. Unfortunately, it’s becoming more and more challenging in some places to do that. In the US, we’ve finally gotten a lot of the outdoor air cleaned up, but now our indoor air is even more polluted. That makes it difficult to be healthy and well when we can’t [...]
Is a new home on the horizon for you? Or would you like to improve the efficiency of your existing home? This time, we’re gabbing with Christy Howell of Align, who provides suggestions to build a green home that meets you where you are and provides sustainability for the future. What Is Sustainability? At its [...]
There is so much to talk about on the topic of lighting. Lighting in your home is of particular importance because there are so many choices. Today, we’ll be providing a few tips of things to think about when lighting your home. #1 Tip for Lighting in Your Home: Choose LEDs When it comes to [...]
Today we’re gabbing with Kellye Markowski of Energy Smart Homes, an energy auditing and consulting company. She focuses on home comfort by helping homeowners reduce their energy consumption and costs. By working with a company like Energy Smart Homes, homeowners are able to improve the home’s energy efficiency, whether it is a new construction or [...]
Wondering what to do with all of those holiday decorations all around your home? Lea Gallagher is a professional organizer and provides tips to get that holiday organizing handled. After all, there can be a lot of chaos around the holidays, with busyness, deadlines, and—let’s face it—wrapping paper everywhere. As you start off the new [...]
It’s easier than you think to warm up your home, just click over to some of the products mentioned in the episode in the resources. Insulating Curtains and Drapes Everyone thinks you need to replace your windows. But simply adding insulating curtains or drapes can keep the cold air out. Calking Caulking under the window [...]
Today we’re going through our most popular posts from the last month, with some great green ideas you can use this winter season to keep you and your home eco-friendly. We talk about LED lighting with Tyson Taussig in the 4 Green Benefits of Switching to LED Lighting. It’s only been recently that LEDs have [...]
Today, we’re gabbing with Tony Pratte, the director of builder relations at the Sound Room. We’re talking about how a connected home is a great way to control your energy use, be environmentally aware, and increase safety for homeowners. These devices also make great gift options for others or yourself. What Is a Connected Home? [...]