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The #1920sMakeoverATL Showhouse Project: A Deep Energy Whole House Retrofit and Green Building Virtual Reality Experience
Rate It Green Team May 19, 2021

Welcome to the #1920sMakeoverATL Project! See the Virtual Tour Below, or Click to Visit the full-view version! Green Builder Matt Hoots of Sawhorse, Inc. and his team and Project... Read More

Why Landscaping Companies Should Consider Going Electric, by George Carrette, EcoQuiet Lawncare
EcoQuiet Lawn Care Apr 23, 2021

I started my landscaping company, EcoQuiet Lawn Care, back in 2014. Some friends of mine had expressed interest in the industry and spoken to me about the opportunities they saw in electric... Read More

Electric Landscaping 101
EcoQuiet Lawn Care Apr 23, 2021

Most homeowners are familiar with the earth-shattering noise that leaf blowers produce, but few are aware of the impacts that the traditional landscaping industry has on the environment and our... Read More

Six Ways to Prep Your Yard for Electric Landscaping
EcoQuiet Lawn Care Apr 23, 2021

Electric landscaping is competitive in almost every way with its gasoline counterparts. However, inherent in electric equipment is a slight drawback in power and an increase in cost. To help mitigate... Read More

Start with a Green Mission Statement: The Executive Guide To Becoming a Sustainable Business – Step 1
Green Business Bureau Apr 01, 2021

The Sustainable Business Journey If your company is working toward becoming a more sustainable company, you need a strategy, plan and roadmap. The green business journey starts with establishing a... Read More

Building Electrification: Why It Matters to Your Wallet, Health, Comfort, and the Environment
Rate It Green Team Mar 29, 2021

What is Building Electrification? Building electrification might sound complicated, but the concept is actually both simple and critically important.  Electrification means using electricity... Read More

A Call for Village Conservation Communities (VCC) - A Substantive Conservation Approach to Real Estate Development
Greg Ramsey Mar 11, 2021

Our last forests in and around the city of Atlanta (The City of Trees) and elsewhere are under assault - sites needlessly being cut and scraped to further a suburban conventional style development... Read More

Sustainable Business in 2021: Table Stakes
Green Business Bureau Feb 17, 2021

2021: The year of recovery Last year brought tremendous change in the business world with the acceleration of so many mega trends including remote work, video conferencing, eCommerce, and the... Read More

Countertops the Green Way: What to Know Before Purchasing Sustainable Countertops
samanthaklein Feb 12, 2021

The countertop is arguably the most eye-catching aspect of many kitchens. In addition to serving as a key design element, the countertop’s purpose is quite enormous: it provides a clean, even... Read More

Why You Should Always Work with a Green Real Estate Agent
Kari Klaus Jan 27, 2021

By Kari Klaus, founder of In 2006, I renovated my 1930s Cape Cod style home in Arlington, Virginia. I was a licensed real estate agent and had begun my LEED Green Associate... Read More