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Water -Just Use What We Need

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

Gabbing today about using water wisely. Because water is integrated into almost every part of our lives and is used in almost everything we manufacture, water affects us on every level.  And because water is a limited resource which we cannot live without, it’s vital we keep learning and remembering to use water responsibly. Tony [...]

ORGANIC GARDENER

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

Have you begun your spring planting yet? We’re 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 [...]

Getting Green with the Missouri Historical Society

– Posted in: Blog, Green Gab Podcast, Green Living, Renovations and Remodeling

Gabbing with Angela Moore, the facilities and sustainability coordinator for the Missouri Historical Society. She works to create more sustainable programs and facilitate more sustainable initiatives for the Historical Society. As Angela pointed out, it’s important to preserve history and culture, and to do that you have to preserve the earth so it’s here for many [...]

Can’t Manage It Unless You Measure It

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

Wistar Wood, of WegoWise Inc., explains that Wego” stands for water, electric, gas, and oil.” WegoWise is a web-based, company that track a property’s utility data, mainly water, electric, gas and oil, and they do it wisely; hence the name WegoWise. Wistar goes on to explain to Marla that the company’s intuitive software platform provides [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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,” [...]

Builder Books 2018 Builder Show Quint Lears and Marla Esser Cloos Video Interview

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Quint Lears with newhomesales.com, and author of Partnering with Brokers to Win More Sales, from NAHB Builderbooks, interviews Marla Esser Cloos, Green Gab podcaster, author and owner of Green Home Coach, at the 2018 International Builders Show in St. Louis, MO., Discussing practical tips from her new book Living Green Effortlessly: Simple Choices for a [...]