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Be smart and savvy when it comes to going solar

Thinking about going solar? There are tons of reasons to set a place for the sun at your proverbial table. As fuel and energy costs climb higher and higher, moving to a clean, sustainable energy source becomes more and more important for the earth and for your wallet. You can reduce your utility expenses and your carbon footprint. You

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Posted On Feb 24, 2011

That Georgia Sun…

Here in Georgia, we all have a very – very – good idea how strong the sun can be. Watching the heat ripple the air above the asphalt on a summer day is a constant reminder of the sun’s power (and to put on shoes…) Advances in technology have come a long way in harnessing

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Posted On Feb 21, 2011

Decatur Old House Fair

Are you attending the Decatur Old House Fair? We’ll be there! Here’s a little bit about it from the official website: The Decatur Old House Fair is a day-long celebration of new ideas, practical advice, innovative materials and quality services for homeowners. Discover: New ideas, materials and techniques for rehabilitating, furnishing and maintaining your older home.

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Posted On Feb 16, 2011

Solar Trivia

In 40 minutes of daylight, the sun releases upon the Earth the amount of energy that is consumed by the entire population of the planet in an entire year. (source: solcomhouse.com) The largest purchaser of Green Power, which includes solar, is the US Air Force. Over 80% of grid connected installations in 2003 took place in

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Posted On Feb 16, 2011

What is LEED?

LEED is an internationally recognized green building certification system, which provides third-party verification that a building or community was designed and built using strategies geared towards improving performance across five major green goals: energy savings, water efficiency, CO2 emissions reduction, improved indoor environmental quality, and stewardship of resources and sensitivity to their impacts. The rating

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Posted On Feb 16, 2011

The MLK Project – 2011

Michelle is a huge supporter of the MLK project, and has contributed time and labor to the efforts for several years. Check out the write-up in the DeKalb Champion: Decatur neighbors help neighbors through MLK Weekend project Written By: Website Administrator, Kathy Mitchell 1/15/11 Categorized in: DeKalb News James Matthews, project chairman of the MLK

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Posted On Feb 01, 2011

Fun Facts and Trivia

* One lightning bolt has enough electricity to service 200 000 homes.* The Brooklyn Bridge was the first bridge to be lit using electricity.* The first use of water to generate electricity was in 1882 on the Fox River, in the USA, which produced enough power to light two paper mills and a house.* $212

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Posted On Feb 01, 2011

Where We’ve Been… and Where We’re Going!

“Electricity seems destined to play a most important part in the arts and industries. The question of its economical application to some purposes is still unsettled, but experiment has already proved that it will propel a street car better than gas.” ~ Ambrose Bierce My how times have changed since Bierce’s contemplation over the usefulness

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Posted On Jan 27, 2011