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Easy Ways to Save Energy in 2012

 

There are so many energy efficient solutions to conventional products out there but consumers are often overwhelmed about what makes the most sense for them.  A lot of green products will save energy and ultimately money for your household but there are two in particular that are extremely inexpensive and make an enormous impact on your [...]

Everything You Should Know About Installing Solar Panels

It’s basically common knowledge these days what a bonus green energy-saing items are. Most people are aiming to maximize their energy efficiency, both to save costs and minimize environmental impact. Adding solar energy to your home will do both.

 

Zero-Energy Homes: Changing The Real Estate Landscape for Good

While trends come and go, hopefully the zero-energy mindset is here to stay. A zero-energy home is a space that relies on exceptional energy conservation and on-site renewable energy to meet heating, cooling and energy needs. As the movement continues to gain traction around the country, here is a closer look at what it really means to own a “zero-energy home”.

Newton Launches Bigbelly Solar Powered Waste Collection Initiative

The city installed 340 units in 170 locations across Newton in April and May. Solar-powered and utilizing cloud technology, the units come equipped with compacting and sensing technology.

3 Easy Ways to Make Your Home More Budget and Eco-Friendly

Most American homeowners consider remodeling at some point and these days many people on the hunt for more eco-friendly ways to update their home. It's important that we all do our part to support the planet. Here are a few ways you can update your home while also being environmentally conscious and budget friendly.

 

Tesla: Bringing Together Luxury and the Green Initiative

In November of 2016, Elon Musk, Tesla Motors Inc Chief Executive finally won approval from shareholders to purchase SolarCity Corp, the largest manufacturer and installer of solar panels. Tesla began taking orders for its new solar roofing at the beginning of April, below is a little history of how this came to be and what we can expect from here.

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Green as the New Normal in Real Estate

Environmentally-conscious behaviors and attitudes run rampant in current generations, impacting the real estate market’s focus. Here are ten green aspects of society that justify why real estate professionals ought to prioritize and emphasize environmentally friendly efforts in their practice.

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Harvard Researchers and a Zero-Emission Home – Here's What "HouseZero" Looks Like

At Castles Unlimited, we’re always on the hunt for the latest eco-friendly home advancements– after all, what’s more important than respecting our planet while saving our customers money? New England and cutting-edge technology go together like Tom Brady and Super Bowl championships, so as you can imagine, we were thrilled, yet, hardly [...]