Tag Archives: Lake Norman Green Homes

What role does insulation play in a “Green” home?

We all know that energy efficiency is a big component of a “green” home.  Properly sealed, moisture protected, and insulated walls help increase comfort, reduce noise and save energy. The keys to an effective wall are: Airtight Construction Moisture Control … 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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Lake Norman Green Homes: Green Holiday Resources!

Looking for that last minute gift or some cheerful holiday decorations for your home?  Why not make it a “green” holiday? I have been collecting websites and ideas for the past several weeks.  Here they are: Decorations: Check out Holiday … 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: Awaken to the Power of Home

Awaken to the Power of Home By Jennifer Pippin, CPBD, AIBD Lake Norman, N.C. Green can mean many things, depending on who you talk to. Each person must define for themselves what Green means to them. For this Lake Norman … Continue reading

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