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Beat the Heat at Scottsdale’s Pinnacle Peak Steakhouse

Pinnacle Peak Steakhouse

If you’re looking for entertainment that won’t result in heat exhaustion, you might want to head to Pinnacle Peak Steakhouse in Scottsdale. Arizona’s largest western steakhouse is planning a free concert series, “Cool Summer Nights,” that will kick off June 14, 2013. The higher elevation of Pinnacle Peak Patio provides temperatures at an average of 10… Read More →

How To Save On Your Summer Utility Bill

save on summer utility bill

When Darcy Small’s 4-year-old twin daughters go off to college, they’ll have a stash of cash that came directly from savings on their family’s annual utility bill. The Small family moved from Oregon to Arizona a year ago and went from not using an air conditioner to having a summer utility bill that topped out… Read More →

Guadalupe’s First Commercial Solar Project And McCarthy Commits To Credentialing Program For LEED APs

Solar Panel - Guadalupe’s First Commercial Solar Project
by in Green | Real Estate

There is some exciting new green news for Arizona this week. First, McCarthy Building Companies Inc. has announced its commitment to the Green Building Certification Institute’s Credentialing Maintenance Program for the firm’s 400+ LEED Accredited Professionals (LEED APs). Credential maintenance is the continuing education completed by LEED Professionals  to be updated on the current information… Read More →

Green News Roundup – Energy Efficiency, Green Organizations & More

Energy Efficiency
by in Blogs | Green

Welcome to our weekly green news roundup. This week we’ve gathered stories about energy efficiency auditing, promoting your company as a green organization and more. Please feel free to send along any interesting stories you’d like to see in the roundup to kasia@azbigmedia.com. Also visit AZ Green Scene for informative articles about sustainability efforts in… Read More →

Green News Roundup – Green Renovation, Energy Saving Air Conditioning & More

Energy Saving Air Conditioning
by in Blogs | Green

Welcome to our weekly green news roundup. This week we’ve gathered stories about video conferencing, green renovation, energy saving air conditioning and local sustainability-related events taking place throughout the Valley. Please feel free to send along any interesting stories you’d like to see featured in the roundup by e-mailing me at kasia@azbigmedia.com. Also visit AZ… Read More →

‘Valentine’s Day’ Film Is Going Green

Valentine's Day Film Goes Green
by in Blogs | Green | Tech

The new romantic comedy “Valentine’s Day,” in theatres now, has been getting a lot of hype for its star-studded cast, which includes such famous actors as Julia Roberts, Patrick Dempsey, Anne Hathaway and Jessica Biel. While the names on the movie posters are sure to draw in a wide audience, the film really hasn’t been… Read More →