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Green Building: Picacho Mountain’s Green Certification Makes Building a Green Certified Home Even Easier

Green home certification can seem a bit daunting, but building your next luxury home at Picacho Mountain can make the certification process just a little bit easier. Picacho Mountain is Southern New Mexico’s only Build Green New Mexico (BGNM) certified … Continue reading

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Green Building: Performance rating not just for cars

  The following is a guest post by our good friend Miles Dyson of Inspection Connection.  Miles is one of Las Cruces, New Mexico’s foremost experts in home inspection, energy rating, and green certification. Nearly 30 years ago, I began … Continue reading

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Green Building: New home tax credit continues through 2011

The following is a guest post by our good friend Miles Dyson of Inspection Connection.  Miles is one of Las Cruces, New Mexico’s foremost experts in home inspection, energy rating, and green certification. During the lame duck session prior to … Continue reading

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Five reasons you’ll love winter at Picacho Mountain in Las Cruces, New Mexico

While the rest of the country is scraping ice off their windshields and shoveling snow, residents of Picacho Mountain, here in Las Cruces, New Mexico, are enjoying sunshine and fabulous weather! One of the top reasons people choose to live … Continue reading

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Green Building: Finish your home for the holidays by perfecting your green kitchen (part 3)

Nothing says “happy holidays” like fresh baked goods and home cooking. That is why the holidays are a great time to think about ways you can make your kitchen a healthier, more energy efficient and more environmentally friendly room. In … Continue reading

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Green Building: Duct leakage is home efficiency enemy no. 1

The following is a guest post by our good friend Miles Dyson of Inspection Connection.  Miles is one of Las Cruces, New Mexico’s foremost experts in home inspection, energy rating, and green certification. All of the heated and cooled air … Continue reading

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A green home for the holidays: Your kitchen can be the greenest room in your home (Part 2)

(This is Part two of a three part series on designing the ideal green kitchen.  Click here to read Part One) If you’re like me, you and your family are probably still enjoying your nice big Thanksgiving meal and all … Continue reading

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Green Building: Patagonia LEED certified service center is a great example of successful green building

Green building and green certification are becoming more and more common every year.  When I began my career in construction and real estate development, the only thing green about the buildings built was the color of the paint and landscaping.  … Continue reading

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Green Buildling: Spray foam insulation comes to the Las Cruces, NM area

The following is a guest post by our good friend Miles Dyson of Inspection Connection.  Miles is Las Cruces, New Mexico’s foremost expert in home inspection, energy rating, and green certification. New technique adds flexibility, reduces air infiltration As I … Continue reading

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Green Building: Solar Energy by Sunspot Solar Energy Systems

I always like to highlight the great green building vendors that we work with here in Las Cruces, NM.  One of the great companies that have had the privileged to work with is Sunspot Solar Energy Systems. It seems like … Continue reading

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