The Ultimate Cheat Sheet On Energy Efficient Homes

Written by: Mikkie Mills Creating an eco-friendly home doesn’t have to involve major construction or renovating. You can take any standard house and drastically increase its energy efficiency with some smart changes in the right places. Here is a go-to guide on all the adjustments you can make to create an eco-friendlier home without starting […]

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Gardening Tips for the Spring

Neat Spring Gardening Tips and Tricks Your Going to Want to Know About

I love gardening and I am always looking for new and natural more earth friendly way to garden. So I’ve been doing some research and here are 4 neat spring gardening tips and tricks you’re going to want to know about. Did you know cucumbers are sweeter when planted near sunflowers, I sure didn’t.  They […]

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Better Recycling

Better Recycling

by Carla Hill Are you looking for better ways to make your household “green”? If so, you’re part of a growing number of Americans who are demanding green homes, products, and foods. Green living can be a great way to save money, safeguard health, and respect Mother Earth. It’s truly a win-win-win. Although the EPA […]

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Green Living: Better Insulation For Older Homes

By: Stephanie Vaughn If you are currently in a beautiful new Adams’ Home or considering purchasing one, you have an appropriate amount of insulation for the Central Florida area per the building codes.  Insulation is important factor in creating energy efficiency in a home.  It creates a thermal barrier for heat entering or leaving a […]

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Green Living: Two Easy Ways to Save Money and Energy

Two Ways To Save

By : Stephanie Vaughn Fall has ARRIVED and as you begin decorating for the holidays, you may feel the rush of cooler air coming in from your windows and doors.  Don’t just decorate….caulk and weather strip, too!  These two applications can save YOU money by saving energy.  The caulk and weather strip originally put in […]

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Save on home energy costs with Energy Star

By: Stephanie Vaughn   The Energy Star logo is prevalent on many major appliances, tools, and home and business goods and products.    Most know that the product must be more energy efficient.  However, Energy Star is a program that was established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to encourage consumers to focus on saving energy […]

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Adams Homes Completes Energy Star Qualified Home in Orlando

An Energy Star Home Built by Adams Homes

Orlando, Florida – In a positive step toward improving energy efficiency and fighting climate change, Adams Homes has taken the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR Challenge and completed the company’s first Energy Star qualified home in Orlando.

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Green Living: Using insulation to increase energy efficiency

Using insulation to increase the energy efficiency of your home

By: Stephanie Vaughn    Think pink this Valentine’s Day….the Pink Panther.  Yes, he is still alive and well and the symbol for Owens Corning Insulation.  With every penny counting in today’s economy, maintaining the correct amount of insulation helps keep your house warmer in the winter, cooler in the summer and maximizes savings on your […]

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Green Living: Tips for the New Year

Green Living: Tips for the New Year

by Carla Hill The new year is prime time to develop some new household habits. Many households shy away from adopting green living habits for fear that they’ll be too hard, time-consuming, or expensive. In reality, there are many green habits that can fit easily into your daily routine.

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Green Living: 15 Tips for Living Green

15 Tips for Living Green

by Carla Hill With so much energy and attention being spent on fixing the economy, it’s easy to lose sight of other important issues. One of these is the environment. Homes and households consume a large amount of energy and products to keep in good working order. Here are 15 simple ways you can transform […]

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Green Living: Saving energy this season

Green Living: Save energy this season

Written by: Carla Hill Conserving energy during the Fall and Winter is about more than reducing your carbon footprint. It can also save you money. In today's economy it is crucial for families to search out easy ways to reduce their monthly expenses. In many areas of the country energy costs can become quite burdensome.

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What can I do to have a more energy efficient home?

Written by Stephanie Vaughn There is so much talk now about energy efficiency.  Most people do care about the environment and our energy resources.  However, the bottom line is that increased energy efficiency saves money by reducing the costs on your power bill.  The US Department of Energy (DOE) has a tremendous amount of information […]

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