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Indoor Air Is Not As Clean As You Think

Indoor Air Is Not As Clean As You Think

We all know how polluted the air outside is, especially if we live in big cities. But if you think that the air inside our homes, offices, schools, and any other building is any cleaner, you’re in for a big surprise. Research shows that indoor air can actually be more polluted than outside air. Then …

Growing Up Green: The Importance of Teaching Your Children About Sustainability

By: Kay Carter As a parent, you probably understand the importance of teaching your child to care for the environment. At the same time, however, you may feel that the concept of sustainability can be a bit too complicated for your young child to understand. If you’re struggling with how you can help your child …
Improve Home Air Quality with Indoor Plants

Improve Home Air Quality with Indoor Plants

By Krista Harper Poor air quality in your home can have a huge impact on your physical and mental health. Poor air quality can be linked to allergies, asthma, fatigue, and even lung disease. And what most people don’t realize is that the air quality in your home can be up to five times worse …
3 Restful Weekend Getaway Ideas for Summer

3 Restful Weekend Getaway Ideas for Summer

By Lisa Smalls While studies indicate that well-being and health improve after taking a vacation, the U.S. doesn’t have a government mandate that requires leave for employees in public and private offices. As a matter of fact, ¼ of all American workers don’t get any vacation at all. Employers who offer this benefit usually give …
4 Reasons Why Polluted Air Can Have An Impact On Your Career

4 Reasons Why Polluted Air Can Have An Impact On Your Career

By Natalie Wilson There is a lot of talk these days about just how bad air pollution is for us. Whether you suffer from asthma or even work on a farm, it seems that no one can escape the effects of air pollution. Office workers may believe that, because they work indoors, that they can …
Used Car Inspection Checklist

Used Car Inspection Checklist

By: Parker Keatin What should you look for when buying a used car? You may believe that if the general appearance of the car looks okay and the vehicle isn’t falling to pieces then you are off to a good start. That couldn’t be farther from the truth. Though it can be difficult to perform …
How to Weatherproof Your Car

How to Weatherproof Your Car

By Parker Keatin Winter time is upon us, is your car ready for the drastic change in temperatures and possibly the snow? The winter often exposes the maintenance needs for your vehicle. Unfortunately, this exposure means that you may find yourself on the side of the road, and calling your auto club for a tow …

Smart and Sustainable In-Home Technology to Reduce Utility Costs

The financial and environmental costs of using utilities add up fast. In many cases – and we’re all guilty of this – we don’t realize how much we’re consuming until the utility bill shows up. We scratch our heads and think, “wow, there’s no way I used 897 kilowatt-hours of electricity this month.” (The average …

Alea & Andy’s Wedding

Greetings blog-readers, We had an amazing time transporting the guests of Alea and Andy’s wedding this past September, and it was captured by our friends at Moving Pictures. …
St. Patty’s Day Shamrock Shuffle

St. Patty’s Day Shamrock Shuffle

2018 is full of surprises! Not only have we rolled out a brand new website, we are calling this year “The Year of the Charter”. We are starting out with a bang with the announcement of our first ever sell-by-seat tour! So this means we are including selling individual tickets in our repertoire of service …
Are Autonomous Vehicles the Future?

Are Autonomous Vehicles the Future?

Driverless cars promise to make the automotive industry greener. They could effectively reshape every industry that relies on transportation. In Japan, Toyota is already making the roads greener and safer by conceptualizing cars that can run on fixed tracks that generate electricity for the vehicles to consume. …
More Ways to Save Energy at Home

More Ways to Save Energy at Home

Guest post by Gary Ashton REALTOR® Saving energy conserves natural resources and saves money—money you can use to fund retirement, pay for travel, or purchase energy-efficient home upgrades. Here are more ways to save energy at home. …
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