the go green movement has gained a strong foothold in certain sectors of society. But 2018 is shaping up to be the year where green building really takes off, especially in New Mexico luxury homes through Net-zero and zero-energy homes. In the past, the green building and sustainability movement has primarily focused on conservation in the transportation sector. Hybrid vehicles are more popular than ever before, and many city mass transportation systems are already running on cleaner, abundantly available natural gas.
Realtor Billie Haynie is a strong advocate for Picacho Mountain
Billie is a fourth-generation Las Cruces native with a strong family history of business and community involvement in the area. Her mother’s family, all the way back to her great-grandfather, has been involved in real estate in Las Cruces, and many locals are familiar with the family name Stull.
Her father’s family owned cemeteries and was involved in the business of helping people through the difficult transition of losing a loved one. This prompted Billie to go into the mortuary business as her first job until her grandfather convinced her to try real estate. [Read more…]
There have been some confusing reports in the news recently concerning global warming. Several reports have called into question the severity of climate change and its causes. Personally, I am going to leave it up to the scientists to determine the full extent of global warming. In the meantime, these reports may have left you asking whether you should go green and whether green building in New Mexico would still be worth it, even if there wasn’t a climate change problem. After reflecting on this issue, I have personally come to the conclusion that green building is the right choice regardless of the debate about global climate change. [Read more…]