Energy Efficiency IS a Selling Point

The trend toward green building seems to be garnering further support and momentum. Nation's Building News, the official online weekly newspaper of NAHB, sites statistics on the importance of energy efficiency to homeowners. They site the 2006 Energy Pulse survey by the Shelton Group. This study finds that 86-percent of Americans would choose a home based on its energy efficiency. Interestingly[...]

Sprawl Threatens Civil War Sites

A recent article by the Atlanta Journal Constitution states that growth in suburban Atlanta has "all but destroyed" prospects of preserving Civil War battlefields in Cobb County.  Several sites in Cobb County have been named among America's 10 most endangered. Cobb County's 2884 acre Kennesaw Mountain Battefield Park preserves historic earthworks, cannon emplacements and monuments.  The day use park operates from[...]