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Greener World: Traveling in Support of Green Initiatives

The following blog is written by guest writer Cliff Barre.  Cliff has lots of great insights to offer on green tourism.   Please check out his blog Peace, Love, and Travel with Cliff As any ardent traveler will tell you, … Continue reading

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Closing Our Doors

Hello Friends, Encouraging a green future has been a passion I have pursued happily and with great intrinsic reward thanks to many of you.  Opening and developing Greenovations has been a terrific experience and I have learned a lot as … Continue reading

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An Energy Efficient Retirement

When Susan and Dennis Kepner started planning their new home in York, Maine one thing was clear.  They wanted a home that worked for them and not the other way around.  This is their retirement, after all.   Easy maintenance was … Continue reading

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Kittery Couple Goes Sustainable/Local

Building green has its challenges.  First and foremost, the biggest challenge for many people is simply a shift of thinking in how they approach their home design and attention to detail.  With new construction, however, those challenges are easily overcome.  … Continue reading

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Squak Mountain Stone

Beauty, durability and ease of maintenance are 3 traits that homeowners frequently look for in the materials they install in their home.  In addition to this, building professionals look for traits and versatility in materials that make installation simple and … Continue reading

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Get Off Oil; Save Heating Costs With Clean Burning Woodstoves

With oil prices pushing back towards those all time highs this winter, it might be time to consider investing in wood heat.  According to Popular Mechanics, heating by wood costs 1/2 as much as heating by oil (the most commonly … Continue reading

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Anatomy of A “Pretty Good House”

Anatomy of A “Pretty Good House” A new concept recently floating around the green building world is the idea of “The Pretty Good House”.  In reality, while most knowledgeable and educated green or smart home builders have little fear about … Continue reading

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Going Green Is A Shift Of Thinking

Opportunities for thinking green and eco-friendly exist in everything we do, every decision we make, and every material we need.  Being eco-friendly isn’t just about better cars, more efficient homes, and smarter recycling.  I have been reminded of this time … Continue reading

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Greenest Is Often The Easiest Choice

I have said this before on the Greenovations blog and here I am to say it again:  home improvement projects can easily lead you astray from the greenest choices, even when those choices are the easiest.  My near complete summer … Continue reading

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Green Renovation Tips For Asthma and Allergy Sufferers

More and more people suffer from asthma and allergies everyday.  You don’t need to be a doctor to know this.  School nurses ask for medical histories with asthma and allergy questions prominently placed.  Commercials advertising allergy medication fill tv spots … Continue reading

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