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Monthly Archives: June 2009

100 Ways to Save the Environment

What a great idea!  100 ways to save the environment.  A few of our favorites also seem to be the easiest: 9.  Clean the lint filter in your dryer after every load so that it uses less energy 10.  Unplug seldom used appliances (think about lamps or CD players) 19.   Consider your Summer Vacation:  […]

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Visitor from Charleston & Photos of Single Family Homes Site

Over the past two days we were lucky enough to play host to Robert Prioleau of award-winning Blue Ion, out of Charleston, SC.  We toured the site and got these great photos!  Below is a gallery of the photos taken yesterday.

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Make Pittsburgh Even Cooler in June: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

The Black and Gold City Goes Green decided to “Make Pittsburgh Even Cooler” this month with a recycling event taking place this Saturday in the East Parking Lot of Heinz Field from 9 AM to 1 PM.  According to the Environmental Protection Agency, recycling half of your trash can prevent up to 509 pounds of […]

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Pittsburgh Again Named Nation's Most Livable City

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that British magazine The Economist has given Pittsburgh a boost to its confidence, once again naming Pittsburgh the #1 “Most Livable” city in the United States.  Pittsburgh was also rated #29 worldwide.  Vienna, B.C. took away the top spot worldwide.  In January Forbes Magazine cited Pittsburgh as the sixth best city […]

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Site Construction Update: June 8, 2009

Since our last site construction update, much progress has been made at Newbury.  Columbia Gas has been working hard to relocate a natural gas transmission line along the top of our property.  The gas line had originally passed directly through the property when there were businesses there.  Here is a picture of the gas line […]

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The Easiest Way to Go Green: Using Your Library Card!

  The most simple and original form of “going green” is back in style!  With the economy’s climate and summer months ahead of us, save some money, and trees, by heading to your local library.  Newbury’s home, South Fayette, features a friendly library with countless activities like a chess club, Mother Goose story time, and […]

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