Roadmap for Reducing Emissions Includes Building Efficiency, Wind Power

The roadmap for reducing emissions unveiled by the “Gigaton Throwdown Initiative” (established by Sunil Paul, founder of Spring Ventures) includes building efficiency and wind power as major components. Metal roofing, which is being installed on our house right now, is one such improvement! via Roadmap for Reducing Emissions Unveiled – Green Inc. Blog – NYTimes.com.

Homeowners’ Associations Filing More Foreclosures

Homeowners’ associations can range from reasonable or (too often) overzealous (especially for those who don’t conform to wasteful, environmentally poor landscaping). From the Austin-American Statesman: The foreclosure actions have renewed long-standing stereotypes that homeowner associations are often made up of power-drunk residents who enjoy lording it over their neighbors and zealously enforce the rules regarding…