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The choices you make about your home can make a big difference for the #environment #green

The choices you make about your home can make a big difference for the #environment #green

The great Rick Fedrizzi recently noted that “our homes play the biggest role in our lives. They bookend our days… Imagine if all people started their days from a sustainable home, with a native awareness of efficiency and efficacy; of better health and resilience. Imagine if we used our homes as the base camp for healthy living, in every aspect of our lives… They could be the touchstone for being mindful of sustainability for our present and future.” In typical Fedrizzi fashion, there's a lot packed into that inspiring, almost poetic excerpt. Let's make sure we're all on the same page concerning the scope of the opportunity green homes present, and take a moment to unpack the logic behind a statement like Rick's. Contagious behavior When you think about it, our homes are the biggest, most intricate self-portraits we will ever create. From major fixtures to tiny knick-knack...

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