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Green Concrete Floor Cleaning & Refinishing

The first step in our green office build out was to clean and treat the floors. Karel Stephers, owner and installer at Paramount Specialty Contracting, explains in this video below his passion for concrete floors and highlights the green products we used with NO VOCs and completely biodegradable including GBS Industrial Strength Concrete Cleaner, Soy-Crete Stain,

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Inclusion of Art in Community Development

Pomegranate Center is a non-profit organization specializing in community development founded by Milenco Matanovic in 1986. Milenco’s biggest motivation of founding Pomegranate Center was as an artist, he wanted to see more art in communities because he believes it influences and embellishes everyday life. Since 1986 the Pomegranate Center has worked with hundreds of communities

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Japanese Builder brings zHome to Washington

Ichijo USA is a construction company that is currently one of the largest builders home builders in Japan. Since their founding in the U.S. in 2011, they have focused on using environmentally friendly materials and providing a healthy living environment in Washington State. Ichijo was involved in building the first zero net energy home project in

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The Future of Senior Housing is the Green

  With an aging population of Baby Boomers in the USA, and aging populations in Japan and around the world, the need for senior housing is growing. That often means new construction, and in many cases developer’s are choosing to develop senior housing not only with green building practices, but also with sustainable socioeconomic factors

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Co-Hollow: Building Community in Lake City

PART OF THE GREEN HOME TOUR COME VISIT – SATURDAY 4/30/16  11am – 5pm  Working towards a common goal to live well and build community In today’s increasingly hot real estate environment, looking for alternatives to single family home buying is a must. Many families are getting priced out of stand-alone single family homes and

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