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Connecticut Green Movement Gains Momentum

May 27, 2009  /  Lifestyle

Connecticut Green Building Council chairman Todd Renz announced big green progress for the state.  Meeting with Thomas Ivers of the Milford CT. development task force, the two proudly endorsed the town’s adoption of a new green initiative.

Is Green Building Cocktail Conversation?

May 1, 2009  /  Lifestyle

We are all guilty.  We have stood by and seen and heard green conversations work their way through cocktail and dinner parties.  We have considered the futures of our children and grandchildren and then gone about our way wondering what will become of the environment of our offspring.  The good news is that it is […]

Green Building or Green Money?

April 6, 2009  /  Lifestyle

Although the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED® Rating Systems have been around since 1998, over ten years, there are less than 3,000 LEED®  certified buildings in the United States.  Now, there are green buildings that aren’t certified, but the numbers are small compared to how many physical businesses there are in this country.Several neutral companies […]

Ecological Green Leads to Fiscal Green

March 19, 2009  /  Lifestyle

Businesses tend to baulk at the idea of constructing green buildings due to the high cost of materials as opposed to cheaper conventional materials.  What they fail to consider is that, over time, sustainable, energy saving solar and heating, along with other eco friendly fixtures, can save up to 30% on yearly costs.  This quickly […]

Welcome

May 31, 2008  /  Lifestyle

Welcome to my new blog. If you are here it probably means you are interested in LEED, green buildings and how to be more sustainable in your approach to business. I hope these posts prove to be valable to you.A little about me: I am Rick Walker and own the only dedicated LEED and green-inspired facilities maintenance […]

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