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October 9, 2014 Edition
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In 1893, tobacco-magnate James Buchanan Duke hired people to sculpt his New Jersey estate to his liking. Flat lands became hills. Dry land became lake. Plants from around the globe took root. And when it all matured viewers thought it beautiful and natural. It was beautiful but not natural.

New thinking about water conservation could head off many of the worst case scenarios of deprivation and desertification. The right combination of "fit to purpose" water supplies, along with changes in our diet, clothing and sanitary practices could restore the balance.

Monday, October 13, 2014 - 9:00am

CAMPAIGN: Ethical and Sustainable Living

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A Journey Towards Meaning In an effort to fully practice what we preach and bring the sustainability dialogue to the next level, we’re embarking on our most ambitious VISION House demonstration project yet.

One Water New thinking about water conservation could head off many of the worst case scenarios of deprivation and desertification. The right combination of "fit to purpose" water supplies, along with changes in our diet, clothing and sanitary practices could restore the balance. Born Again What do you do with a sad 1830s building relic with good bones on a wonderful site in a great location? If you are this winning team, you go all out for green, LEED Platinum and NGBS Emerald.

Metal Roof Primer There are a lot of roofing materials available today, but many home buyers opt for metal roofing because of its aesthetics and durability. But not all metal roofs are the same. Here’s a quick metal roof primer.

Former Tobacco Farm Becomes Eco Haven In 1893, tobacco-magnate James Buchanan Duke hired people to sculpt his New Jersey estate to his liking. Flat lands became hills. Dry land became lake. Plants from around the globe took root. And when it all matured viewers thought it beautiful and natural. It was beautiful but not natural. Today, it is on a path from exotic gardner to eco-haven.

Gutter Maintenance Prevents Moisture Damage Gutters and downspouts play a big part in making sure your home is protected from water and moisture damage. Clogged or leaky gutters can result in water spilling out and collecting around the home’s foundations. This could lead to major problems. Here’s what they are and how to avoid them.

Green Goings-On Looking to network with like-minded, green building professionals? Check out our Green Goings On listing, which is regularly updated with information about important upcoming green conferences and events.

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Cati O'Keefe
+1 (513) 532-0185
Keywords: Responsible Production & Consumption | Environment | Responsible Production & Consumption

CAMPAIGN: Ethical and Sustainable Living

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