As redbpower is in the early stages, I have become more sensitive to the building industry.  I am personally, and now professionally, interested in “greener homes.” Here is some local “industry news.”  As I learn more about the technical side of making your home greener I will let you know. In the mean time, I have included the news at the bottom of this post.  Speaking of electrician type stuff:  Brian takes his final exam this week.  Yahoo.  Upon test results he will officially, legally be certified to do any type of electrical work including low and high voltage.  Thanks for keeping your fingers crossed for him. Send him lots of memory and recall for the day of the exam. 

RICHMOND HILL, GA) Sugar Magnolia Homes of Richmond Hill  participated in the Energy Star Awareness Eventin conjunction with Georgia Power Company. SMH opened two model homes for tours at their Midtown at White Oak Village property located off of Bethel Baptist Church Road. Sugar Magnolia diverts close to 24 million tons of drywall from landfills each year, and emphasizes recycling of other building materials such as vinyl. The company uses tighter duct work, low-emulsion windows, and other features to ensure its homes use less energy, making living cheaper for homeowners. For more information, visit