Green Living

Fall Into a Season of Renewal

If your summer ending anything like mine, you too are welcoming earlier sunsets and cooler mornings. The kids back to school, busses on the road, leaves starting to change color...
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Adding solar panels for your home

According to the Minnesota Department of Commerce, “Minnesotans are often surprised to learn that our state has annual solar resources similar to areas of Florida and Texas.” As consumers learn...
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How to Sell Your Eco-Friendly Home

As the world’s climate crisis intensifies, most people are now looking for ways of contributing to eco-sustainability. This has caused an increased demand for eco-friendly properties because about 40% of...
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Highland Bridge development on the site of the former St. Paul Ford plant is progressing… and townhouses are for sale!

It was 2019 when I first wrote about the St. Paul Ford truck plant history and Ryan Company plans for reshaping it into a walkable village of thousands powered by...
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Installing a home solar system in Saint Paul

When clients relocating from Colorado told me they were installing a solar system in their St. Paul home I asked if they would be willing to share their experience. They...
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National Cut Your Energy Costs Day

We attended a seminar yesterday about the new Energy Disclosure Report that will be part of the Minneapolis Time of Sale TISH inspections starting January 15, 2020… how fitting that...
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Where to check for environmental concerns when buying a house

Planning to start a garden in the yard of your new home? That’s what one of our clients wanted to do and she did such careful research on soil as...
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Flowers and Bushes that Assist in the Fight Against Mosquitoes

With summer comes one bad thing…..mosquitoes! Oh I hate that annoying buzzing at your ear and the horrible itching at night. There are seven plants that you can add to...
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