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Energy-Efficiency & Building Energy Usage

By Jesse on 27th August 2014

Why is energy efficiency important?

There are many benefits to having a building that operates efficiently; the most obvious being reduced energy and operational costs.

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The Oasis

By Jesse on 27th August 2014

Earlier this summer Kelly built a new patio for our Des Moines office.  But not just any patio, a patio that is made  from re-used materials.  The pavers are recycled from a park renovation project in a rural Iowa community; the lights are solar and purchased from Habitat for Humanity; the wood scraps are left over from a remodeling project at Kelly’s house; and we purchased the patio furniture from an owner here on the East Side of Des Moines. Kelly did a little landscaping by tearing out some of our large bushes which were taken to Metro Waste for […]

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