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.
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…]
Have you heard that some city governments have been shutting down front-yard lemonade stands? Well, I’ve been busy perfecting the art of making homemade lemonade in my own kitchen.
I learned a few things about turning lemons into lemonade from my 90-year-old grandmother who recently passed away. You have to pick your lemons at exactly the right time to make the perfect glass of lemonade. If you pick your lemons too soon, they will be juicy but lack that yummy tartness that makes lemonade so great. If you wait too long to pick your lemons they will dry up and get bitter. [Read more…]