Asheville Homes and LAND!- The Keep In Touch Blog

head_left_image

Asheville Real Estate from an Energy Efficient Perspective


fuel efficient"Green" Sustainable Real Estate is energy efficient. ! And saving energy and $$$ is exciting.  Things HAPPEN when people start getting together and talking. And the the talk here in the Greater Asheville area, where "THINGS" already are happening, is about making wise choices in terms of sustainability.  Here in Asheville, it is safe to say that we are on a roll for sustainable inoovation.

Asheville, N.C.'s creative citizenry has set its heart on finding ways around the "energy crisis" and the global warming predicament. They are taking a leadership role in "unearthing" new ways that will benefit our ecology and our economy. 

EXAMPLE: FUEL EFFICIENCY & BIO DIESEL FUEL 


Take, for example, one community owned business, Blue Ridge BioFuels. This business has a two-fold objective:1) Educate potential users and 2) Bring locally produced clean-burning products to Asheville and Western North Carolina. I asked them about their source. "Our biodiesel is produced from Asheville area/local restaurants' waste vegetable oil and burns cleanly in any diesel engine, " I was informed.

Furthermore, "no modification is necessary to use biodiesel in your diesel vehicle. This could be a real boon for REALTORS and their clients. And get this! Biodiesel can also replace the home heating oil! Here in Asheville,  you can find it right at a local gas station (Gas-Up) .


One thing that contributes to Asheville's good "karma" is the way of sharing happens here....if you join the boiodiesel coop, you can get a discounted price on the fuel. Asheville is on the "greenfront" ... In Western North Carolina, the N.C. Solar Center, a State-sponsored agency, has joined the bandwagon. Warren Wilson College, eager to make use of the new fuels joins UNCA, and Buncombe County Solid waste in using fuel efficient vehicles and bio-fuel.

Recently, the tractor-maker, John Deere, heeding the demands of its customer base and the demand for more efficient use of energy American farmers, rolled out the first of its new line of tractors burning B2, a blend of conventional diesel fuel containing B2 percent biodiesel. And BioWillie, the brand of biodiesel that country-music star and FarmAid hero Willie Nelson introduced, is now "singing" to the nation's long-haul truckers... with the applause of clean air advocates. It is far cleaner than petro-diesel and more than three times more energy-efficient to produce.

this was MY VERY FIRST POST AT AR


#####

Tell me WHAT IS MOST IMPORTANT TO YOU 
http://asheville1031realty.com/GoingGreenChecklist.htm

___________________________________________________________________________________ xxoo ____

__~o
 -\_<,                                       
(*)/'(*)   _______________________Asheville NC Real Estate Journal. " We are on the roll  for   innovation. Unauthorized reproduction of any information including photos  on this site is a violation of existing copyright laws. All rights reserved. Eco-Friendly Mountain Homes and Land Legacies Real Estate -Asheville NC Real Estate  © _____________________________________________________________________________________

 

 

True Guide to AGING IN PALACE eBooklet Becomes Amazon Best Seller

 
Your Home for Today and Tomorrow- Smart UP-Fitting
GO HERE - for Tips & Talking Points.
 Home Decorating, New Space Design

 

Aging in PaLACE eBooklet

 

"Helpful starting points for talking about and designing
a functional and BEAUTIFUL lifelong home."

 

Asheville NC Real Estate Journal for RESOPURCES & REFERRALS -Mountain Homes and Land Legacies- Asheville 1031 Realty© 2014.  Designations: NAR GREEN®, EcoBroker®, Eco Certified ®Real Estate Consultant, ePRO®. Unauthorized reproduction of any information including photos and graphics on this site is a violation of existing copyright laws.  All rights reserved.

he Necessary Disclaimer! We disclaim liability for damages or losses, direct or indirect that may result from use of or reliance on, information contained in the blog or for accuracy of comments or opinions of visitors to our blogs.

 

DAILY  ASHEVILLE AREA NEWS YOU CAN USE 


* INFORMED CHOICES* THOUGHTFUL ADVICE* DATA INTERPRETATION*
-Tell us what is most important to you-
 Email me janeAnne@janeAnne.com  or give a call at: 828-776-0779

LIC #:209970

Asheville Real Estate from an Energy Efficient Perspective
share
"Green" Sustainable Real Estate is energy efficient. And saving energy and $$$ is exciting. Things HAPPEN when people start getting together and talking. And the the talk here in the Greater Asheville area, where "THINGS"… more