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Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio: Owens Corning

Owens Corning’s Market Development Manager in the residential insulation department, Adria Aldridge, is today’s All About Real Estate guest on Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio. This new department was created just 12 short months ago, allowing Owens Corning to develop a stronger relationship with residential builders. Owens Corning, which recently celebrated its 75th birthday, is the largest manufacturer of insulation products[...]

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Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio: SawHorse

Today’s All About Real Estate guest on Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio is Matt Hoots, the president and owner of SawHorse, a residential design-build company in Atlanta. As one of the premier design-build firms in Atlanta with roots dating back to the 1970s, SawHorse is a cutting-edge company that was one of the first construction firms in the city to[...]

Woodstock Named One of Top 10 Neighborhoods with Green Homes in US

Downtown Woodstock, a thriving community in Cherokee County, was recently ranked as the No. 6 neighborhood in the U.S. for green homes by Redfin, a popular real estate listing site. Of the many homes listed on the site that were located in downtown Woodstock, 31 percent had green features. To compile the Top 10 Neighborhoods for Green Homes list, data scientists[...]

Beazer Homes Receives ENERGY STAR Leadership in Housing Award

Beazer Homes USA, Inc. is excited to announce that we have received the 2013 ENERGY STAR Leadership in Housing Award in recognition of the company’s energy-efficient construction practices.  Every home built by Beazer is “ENERGY STAR Certified,” providing its homeowners with significant cost savings in the form of lower utility bills.  To achieve this certification, each Beazer home is inspected,[...]

EPA Strengthens Energy Star Requirements for New Appliances

  In the market for new appliances? We have some great news! The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has strengthened their Energy Star requirements for refrigerators and freezers, and the new rules will go into effect on September 15, 2014. Why’s this good? Well, the new standards agreed upon by the EPA will mean Energy Star certified refrigerators and freezers will use at[...]

Georgia’s Energy Star Leaders

Georgia seems to be going greener, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is taking notice. The EPA recently recognized three Georgia organizations for their commitments to improving their energy efficiency, naming them Energy Star Leaders. Fulton County Schools, Wells Real Estate Funds of Norcross and the Screven County Board of Education received the title for their energy efficiency improvements. The Energy Star[...]

Not Just Refrigerators: Consider an ENERGY STAR Qualified Home

The ENERGY STAR seal is everywhere. Quick, name something that's ENERGY STAR certified. You probably thought of a refrigerator, light bulb, furnace, washing machine or other appliance. But did you know, an entire home can be ENERGY STAR qualified? In order to gain the designation, the home must be at least 15% more efficient than homes built to the 2004 International Residential[...]

Southeast Buildings Compete to Save Energy

Three southeast buildings (including one Atlanta commercial building) have been selected to participate in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA's) first national competition among commercial buildings to save energy and fight climate change. In the spirit of popular weight-loss competitions, the buildings will compete against 11 other buildings across the country to “work off the waste” through improvements in energy efficiency[...]

Atlanta Ranks as a Top City with the Most ENERGY STAR Buildings

The countdown to Earth Day continues with only three weeks left until the big day, April 22, 2010. Hopefully you took our advice from last week and have already begun celebrating the holiday by picking 5 for the environment. Well, this week's Earth Day-inspired post is less of a take-action and more of a pat-on-the-back for Atlanta as a city. According[...]