Category Archives: Energy Star

Energy Star appliance discount weekend April 22-25th


Take advantage of the 15% discount if you are in the market for a dishwasher, washing machine, refrigerator or freezer. Energy Star 15% Rebate Weekend: April 22-25, 2010 Sunday March 28, 2010 11:46 PM North Carolinians will be able to … Continue reading

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5th Annual Green Home Tour coming in May


Over 30 homes in 4 Counties The Green Home Builders of the Triangle sponsor this exciting home tour in May to showcase green technologies.  Mark your calendars now!  For your convenience the tour runs for two weekends. Sat, May 15, … Continue reading

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Energy Efficiency Assessments


US home uses about 21% of the country’s energy for warming, cooling and lighting. Most homes unless they are green built are NOT efficient and lose a significant percentage of the conditioned air due to leaks and improper or inadequate … Continue reading

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1007 Cane Valley Lane, Chapel Hill, NC | Powered by Postlets


1007 Cane Valley Lane, Chapel Hill, NC | Powered by Postlets Green Jeanne is pleased to present this attractive country home with energy saving features. It’s ENERGY STAR rated so it’s qualified for the 5% lifetime discount from Duke Power … Continue reading

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Wynnbrooke – green neighbhorhood North Raleigh $15,000 savings!!


Wynnbrooke which began a couple years back as a KB home now includes MI Homes. Both KB and MI are building ENERGY STAR homes in ranch and story story plans.   Wynbrooke was featured as the second Martha Stewart development following … Continue reading

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Right sized house at $89,900 a home run


The Go Green Cottage plunked into the middle of the Streets of SouthPoint Mall by Sun River Builders Signature Homes was a home run.  The curious and serious walked through the cozy, cute and comfortable home for 50 days.  The … Continue reading

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Green Building Program Receives Recognition


PRESS RELEASE Green Home Builders of the Triangle Receive Recognition For the third year in a row, the Green Home Builders of the Triangle (GHBT) received an Honorable Mention for Program of the Year during the recent awards ceremony at … Continue reading

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Downtown Raleigh Home Tour & CityGate Sustainable Living Demo Days


Three great opportunities this weekend in downtown Raleigh! Downtown Raleigh Home Tour Saturday 11 am-5 pm – link to meetup for more information Chicken Coop Tour 10 AM to 4 PM, Rain or Shine Artsplosure Saturday and Sunday Moore Square … Continue reading

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2009 Green Home Tour – first installment


Over the top!  How can each year’s tour entries be even more exciting than the last? It’s the  excitement from the participants and the increased number of people participating!!!! My favs from Saturday are the Habitat homes, Anchorage Building Company’s … Continue reading

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Leading up to Earth Day 2009


The 39th Earth Day is April 22nd.   Join us celebrate at NCSU  11-3 pm.  We’ll be on the brickyard reminiscent of how the movement started on college and university campuses.  The event is sponsored by NCSU’s  Office of Sustainability and … Continue reading

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