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"Joggings" Are Happening AND are Actually Pretty Cool

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by in Beauty | Fashion | Local Shops | Style

While it may not be socially acceptable to take a jog in jeans, one of the trends for men and women this fall/winter season is bending the rules. Jog jeans, a unique fusion of not only style and comfort but of design and denim, are the perfect medium for anyone deciding which pair to wear:… Read More →

Meritage Homes earns Energy Star Honor

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Meritage Homes earns Energy Star Honor Meritage Homes has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 2013 Energy Star Partner of the Year — Sustained Excellence Award. The award recognizes ongoing leadership across the Energy Star program, including energy-efficient products, services, new homes, and buildings in the commercial, industrial, and public sectors. An innovator in production… Read More →

Q&A on Energy-Efficient Tax Credits

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by in Featured | Green

Just two months from now, it’s time to pay the taxman once again – but for some homeowners, there may be a new way to cut the bill. The government legislation that avoided the so-called fiscal cliff included a provision that retroactively reinstated 25C Tax Credits for residential energy efficiency home improvements (up to $500… Read More →

Q&A on Energy-Efficient Tax Credits

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by in Featured | Green

Just two months from now, it’s time to pay the taxman once again – but for some homeowners, there may be a new way to cut the bill. The government legislation that avoided the so-called fiscal cliff included a provision that retroactively reinstated 25C Tax Credits for residential energy efficiency home improvements (up to $500… Read More →

SRP Installs Solar Energy Systems – Helps 3 Nonprofits

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A New Leaf Inc., Boys & Girls Club of Metropolitan Phoenix and Hospice of the Valley are getting some of their electric needs directly from the sun thanks to donations of solar energy systems from Salt River Project customers. The three nonprofits were chosen to receive solar energy systems by SRP EarthWise™ Energy customers who voted… Read More →

Arizona Solar Center Hosts Solar Lecture Series

Arizona Solar Center, Solar Lecture Series and Building Tour
by in Events | Green

Making your home energy efficient and sustainable will help the environment and your pocketbook in the long run. But, knowing how and where to begin can be a daunting task with the different types of green technology. You may ask, what is the difference between passive solar and active solar? Should I build or remodel… Read More →

APS Home Performance Program Provides Loans For Homeowners Energy Efficient Improvements

National Bank of Arizona, APS Energy Efficiency Partnership
by in Business News | Green | Small Biz

National Bank of Arizona has partnered with APS to provide an affordable financial incentive for APS customers to renovate their homes with energy efficient improvements. It’s called the APS Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® program. The program was started more than a year ago and at the time was only available to schools and small… Read More →

Speaker: Kevin Woodhurst ~ BIG Green Expo & Conference 2011

BIG Green Expo & Conference 2011
by in Events | Green

Kevin Woodhurst, Dolphin Pools and Spas Kevin Woodhurst has been building and promoting energy efficient pools since 1996. The companies that he has owned or worked with utilize the latest technologies and standards in order to deliver consumer and environmentally projects that save or conserve natural resources. Kevin has been a student to the pool… Read More →

Go Green With Government Tax Incentives

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by in Blogs | Economy | Green | Marketing | Small Biz

The increased cost of energy, the country’s dependence on foreign oil and the environmental impact of current energy use have inspired many companies to “go green.” Federal and state governments are expanding tax credits, tax incentives and grant programs to create economic incentives to help companies produce and/or use energy from renewable sources. Here are… Read More →