Author Archives: Diane Aurit

Energy Star Qualified Homes Version 3 Was Effective 4/1/2011

Most homeowners are familiar with the Energy Star Label because it is on so many of our day-to-day appliances, water heaters, TVs and other household items that use electricity.  Energy Star was created by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the … Continue reading

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Lake Norman Green Homes: EPA Launches Indoor airPLUS to Increase Focus on Indoor Air Quality

  Imagine what it would be like to have to breath through a straw.  That is how one of my clients’ daughters, who has severe asthma, describes how she feels when she is exposed to even the slightest bit of toxins in … Continue reading

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Lake Norman Green Homes Celebrates Blog Action Day 2009!

“Blog Action Day  is an annual event that unites the world’s bloggers in posting about the same issue on the same day on their own blogs with the aim of sparking discussion around an issue of global importance. Blog Action … Continue reading

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Lake Norman Green Homes: How to make a ‘green’ kitchen

Cooking Green in the Kitchen Incorporating environmentally friendly building products and practices into your kitchen will give you a recipe for a greener kitchen. What shade of green would you like to cook? Are you a deep green and looking … Continue reading

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LEED High Performance Green Home Tour April 23 – May 10, 2009

If you are interested in learning more about green or high performance homes, one of the best ways is to tour an actual certified home.  Schreiner Custom Homes is offering the public a rare opportunity to tour the highest level, … Continue reading

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