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Posts Tagged ‘energy-efficient’


By Elizabeth Hoffman

If you’re considering an electric vehicle, SRP is offering an advanced online tool to help guide you in purchasing an eco-friendly car.

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January 20, 2016 12:40 pm

By Lauren Griffin

valley-of-the-sunToday, Green Living magazine attended the Valley of the Sun Clean Cities Coalition (VSCCC) meeting at ASU SkySong. Clean Cities is an organization that promotes sustainable energy use in Arizona. They focus on multiple types of energy such as propane, hydrogen, biodiesel, natural gas, solar, ethanol, and others and engage in sharing local initiatives that will improve the community’s sustainability. VSCCC executive director Bill Sheaffer shared plans for new technology use in 2016, which include further integration of electric vehicle use in transportation.

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December 9, 2015 1:06 pm

By David M. Brown

Skylights Are Looking Up

Skylights are shining, sustainably.

A generation ago, those who wanted to add direct light from the sky into their homes had to also invite the attendant heat gain. In the desert, this was a bright prospect for our luminous winters, but not a very cool idea in summer, when direct sunlight on windows, especially those flat on the rooftop, has traditionally been a budget buster.

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August 25, 2014 6:30 am



Not long ago when someone mentioned a green pool, they were probably referring to an algae overgrowth. Now, having a green pool can also be a good thing—that is, when it refers to an eco-friendly pool. But how do you make your pool really green? Here are some ideas. Read more

June 17, 2013 9:32 am



When you are one of the largest global manufacturers in the world, leaving behind a large carbon footprint on the environment may seem inevitable, but it’s not an option for Intel. Intel has had a long history of environmental stewardship going back to 1994, when it published its first public environmental report. Because Intel factories are located in communities, the company has been proactive about effectively managing their environmental footprint.

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April 3, 2013 6:30 am

The City of Scottsdale honors projects that exemplify sustainable practices through its Scottsdale Environmental Design Awards Program (SEDA). This month we highlight some of the award winners recognized for their design quality, public education and sensitivity to the Sonoran desert environment.

Library - night patio

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January 9, 2013 6:30 am

How going green can add a warmth and charm to your home.

. Hood made from reclaimed water tank (cut neatly and reformed) acquired from a salvage yard in Page, AZ.

2. Reclaimed French firebrick ceiling and stone walls; interior and exterior.

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September 11, 2012 10:44 am