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Architectural Coloring pages

Architectural Coloring pages Our new Architectural Coloring pages were a big hit at the Snow's Garden Center Go ...

Lower electric bills in a larger building

Lower electric bills in a larger building I just heard from a happy client this morning. We served as a green ...

Energy Efficiency in the South

A 2010 study, Energy Efficiency in the South, released by Georgia Tech and Duke University illustrated the ...

Keys to an energy efficient home

I was at an event a few weeks ago that focused on making existing an energy efficient home. One attendee pulled me ...

A day in the life of an Architect

One of the most common comments when I meet someone new and they ask me what I do for a living is "I wanted to be ...

Green Drinks

Green Drinks When I moved to Harrisonburg in 2009 I was worried that the green movement I was so involved in while ...

How the First Earth Day Came About From Senator Gaylord Nelson

Another Earth Day: The History of the Movement In the 1970s a movement started. Americans started noticing our ...