Energy

Dec. 21, 2017

Reduce Your Home Heating Costs

Winters in Vermont can be brutal and your heating bill can add insult to injury. We've put together a couple of ways you can reduce your heating costs in simple and cost effective ways.

Keep the shades closed

During the night or when you're not home, there is ...

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Sept. 5, 2017

Are Tiny Homes a Wise Investment?

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Tiny Houses are becoming very fashionable in today's word. The absolute height of modernism and simplicity, a tiny home is meant to push the boundaries of living efficiently. Typically smaller than 400 square feet, these miniature abodes come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Is this surge of small ...

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July 25, 2017

Creative Ways to Keep Cool Without Air Conditioning

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The heat and humidity of summer are great...outside. Luckily, there are lots of tricks to keeping your home cool without running your air conditioning and racking up your energy bill. Realty Times posted a blog by Jaymi Naciri on some tips to get started.

Standing fans

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June 6, 2017

11 Summer Maintenance for Your Home

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Summertime is the perfect time to relax and stop worrying about muddy footprints, snow removal, and other problems. Unfortunately, it's also a great time to catch up on, or keep up on, maintenance of your home. Winters in Vermont can be brutal, and it seems like we haven ...

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April 7, 2017

Homes with High Standards

Green building practices and Energy Star ratings are growing in importance among home buyers and home builders, alike. Paul Arnot, of Arnot Development Group in Waterbury, is a respected builder who understands the importance of green design and technology. Arnot is well known for his Waterbury Commons village community, which ...

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Dec. 16, 2016

Super Easy DIY Tips for Saving on Winter Heating

Vermont winters are a force to be reckoned with. With mornings in the negative double digits, your home heating bill can shoot through the roof. This article, by Jaymi Naciri, points out some steps you can take to combat raising your heating costs. 

Have you taken steps to winterize ...

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March 23, 2016

Feng Shui For Beginners

Whether you believe in it or not, if you're planning on spring cleaning or decorating why not try rearranging? Who knows, the energy of your home could very well change. We found this cool article written by Reality Times about using feng shui three different ways in your home ...

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Sept. 21, 2013

Dream Green Kitchen

Create Your Dream Green Kitchen

Family Features--Today's newly remodeled kitchens boast more than just rich hues and shiny appliances - they have an eco-conscious ambiance that marries excellent style with respect for the environment.

Dreaming of a fresh, modern kitchen that is also eco-friendly and strikingly beautiful? Achieving this transformation ...

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Posted in Energy, National News
June 30, 2013

Benefits Of Owning A Green Home You May Not Have Considered

As a local real estate company in Vermont, we value the monetary concerns of our clients alongside the need to transform the homeowners status quo to reflect a more environmentally conscious lifestyle. Therefore, we would like to offer some incentives that might motivate you to either buy a green home ...

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