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Here at Brite Homes Florida, we believe in living life responsibly and sustainably. We are in the business of building eco-friendly, solar-powered homes, after all. With that in mind, we decided to put together a list of what we think are the 20 best sustainable products on the market (from least to most expensive): #1

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wrapping Christmas present

The holidays are here. Living an eco-friendly lifestyle doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the holidays. Try these tips for a more energy-efficient holiday season:   #1 SWITCH TO LED CHRISTMAS LIGHTS   LED lights can use up to 90% less energy than standard lights. In fact, 300 bulbs of the mini incandescent bulbs at 0.4

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Airbnb Image

It’s the age of the “gig economy.” Today’s technology gives everyone the opportunity to be mini entrepreneurs—whether it’s driving for Uber, delivering groceries for Shipt, or renting out your home on Airbnb. And if Airbnb is your gig, then you’re in luck.   Earlier this year, Fannie Mae launched a mortgage refinance pilot program for

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More and more consumers are turning to solar panels to power their homes. Renewable solar energy has become a cost-effective way to reduce monthly utility costs, while also benefiting the environment. But it’s no secret that solar panels don’t produce electricity when the sun goes down. So how do homeowners power their homes after the

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HERS Index

The Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Index is a nationally-recognized system for inspecting and calculating a home’s energy performance. The Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) created the HERS Index and continues to maintain it. As a homeowner or a potential homebuyer, you should know what the HERS Index is and what a HERS score can

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SolarMyths

Solar technology is now a viable consumer option for powering your home. Whether you are a homeowner who wants to install solar panels on your home, or you are looking to purchase a home with existing solar technology, you should familiarize yourself with the facts. There are many myths surrounding solar technology. Many of these

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Landscape

When people think of sustainable living, they often think of environmentally-friendly alternatives for the home: solar panels; energy-efficient appliances; hybrid water heaters; and low-impact, eco-friendly building materials. As green living continues building momentum, it’s time to begin thinking about how to take that ideology and expand it beyond the walls of your living environment. You can

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