What makes a green home sustainable? A green home increases the efficiency of using energy, water, heat, and other eco-friendly materials to reduce the impact on our health and environment. Constructing homes produce a huge impact on our environment and as homeowners, we are responsible for the use of our natural resources. Excel Builders has […]
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2008 has been a year signifying economic depression culminating in the worst holiday retail season in years. However it has also been a year of entrepreneurs burgeoning a variety of exciting new green businesses. Ecopreneurist has covered many of them over the course of the year. Here is a review of our favorite Ecopreneurs of 2008.
A recent study in the UK revealed that energy generated by communities can produce about 13% of all Britain’s household power needs. With the right policies in place this potential could rise to 54%, according to the report. Similar studies in the US indicate this kind of potential’s there in the US as well. A […]
The collapsing housing market has wreaked havoc in a variety of industries. Everyone from realtors, to mortgage bankers to builders has seen lay-offs and steeply declining sales. The savviest of the group have realigned their businesses to go after the new markets a recession creates or focused on smaller, still growing niche markets. For builders […]
Take two professional women who are busy raising their families, a growing concern about the environment, and the need for a flexible business, and what do you get? Well, if you are Catherine Flanagan and Jane Holt, you launch a home energy auditing business called Green Homes. Catherine, a lawyer, sought out a more flexible […]