"Saving the trees on your lot when you clear feels great, but when the lot is cleared, the tree's profile changes quickly and not always for the better." Saving trees makes us feel good. Unfortunately, the shape and scope of a lone tree change quickly and dramatically when it is given space to grow. I have seen more people have to remove trees after just a few years of … [Read more...]
Green is no longer ‘Elective’
Earthcraft Certified. LEED Certified. ‘High-Performance’ Housing ‘Energy Star’ Compliant. The incredible and powerful shift to responsible building techniques is both powerful and permanent. Building GREEN will continue to become more and more prevalent as both techniques and materials become more accepted and less expensive. It is a trend I think we all recognize as … [Read more...]
EarthCraft Homes and Appraisals…Friends or Foes?
“Making our buildings more energy-efficient is one of the fastest, easiest and cheapest ways for us to create jobs, save money and cut down on harmful pollution. This is an idea whose time has come.” - President Barak Obama What does it mean to 'Be Green?' Does it mean recycling when you can? Does it mean turning off your water when you brush your teeth? Does it … [Read more...]