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Home not effectively green, lawsuit says

The owner of a Gold Hill Mesa home filed suit this month against the builder, saying the home is not as energy-efficient as the builder purported. Further, the builder knew the home wasn’t as energy-efficient during the sales process, said homeowners Hannah Polmer and William Robert Rudge in their lawsuit against Hi-Point Home Builders LLC,… Continue Reading Home not effectively green, lawsuit says

Businesses saving green with energy

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Businesses saving green with energy

After adding insulation and replacing light fixtures and HVAC systems, the owners of CityRock are saving almost 60 percent on utility bills — about $11,000 a year. It’s a huge savings, said Joe Groshong, who owns the 17,000-square-foot climbing gym in downtown Colorado Springs with his wife Lara. While they weren’t solely motivated by finances,… Continue Reading Businesses saving green with energy

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“Green building” became a common term among construction and design circles years ago, but it’s still a buzz phrase that excites architects and worries accountants. Continue Reading Green building LEEDs way to a sustainable future

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Custom home builder nails first NAHB gold rating

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A local custom home builder who was ready to build a spec home in Pine Creek when recession hit in 2007 decided to take a chance on the home with green building — and made history in the process. Charlie and Nancy Shea, owners of C.R. Shea Homes, won the state’s National Association of Home… Continue Reading Custom home builder nails first NAHB gold rating

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