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Green Isn’t Just the Building

If you’ve been researching green building, LEED®, or any other environmentally motivated subject, you will have noticed that green building isn’t just in what and how you build.  It also has a lot to do with green living.  For the average person in the US, green living means recycling your newspapers and maybe driving a little less.The fact is most people have developed specific lifestyles that revolve around their energy usage.  Many individuals don’t think about the constant stream of energy they use; it’s just what they do.  Get up; use hot water to shower.  Use an electric or gas range, or maybe a microwave to fix breakfast, and then it’s off to work.Let’s not even talk about the accidentally left on lights, the window that was left open, the iPods, cell phones, laptops, computers, TV’s and game systems.  All of which are eating slowly away at the pocketbook and environment.When this is what we’re […]

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