Category Archives: Green in Lake Norman

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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It’s Time to ‘Green Up’ your Lake Norman Landscaping!

By Betty Houston: It’s time to “Green Up” the landscaping at your home. How do you achieve lush, green grass organically without spending a lot of “green”? Myth: Organic lawns are not as green as synthetically, chemically maintained yards. Fact: … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned Building A Lake Norman Green Home

If you are new to the Lake Norman area you may not know that Jennifer Pippin is THE area expert in green housing.  She is chairperson of the Lake Norman Home Builders Association’s Green Building Council and is a frequent speaker … Continue reading

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Lake Norman Green Homes: Harvesting Your Rain Water

Lake Norman Rain Barrel The good news this week is that many towns around Lake Norman are loosening their water restrictions thanks to some much needed rain this past summer.  But, this doesn’t mean that we Lake Norman home owners shouldn’t conserve … Continue reading

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It’s Here! “Think Green Recycle Service of Mooresville”

I had no idea we had a private curbside recycling service in the greater Mooresville area until I received an email from Patrica Doak, who, with her husband, started the Think Green Recycle Service last December. While we take loads to … Continue reading

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