August 2010

Found 2 blog entries for August 2010.

Tresor Properties held it's ground breaking ceremony back in July of 2009 announcing it's goal of becoming the 1st or one of few oceanfront LEED Platinum homes in California. Designed by local architect Mark Singer, today the 2 home development is rolling right along with some wildly innovative features relating energy management, water heating, storm water run off where you can literally watch water roll from your lot and into the Pacific Ocean.       The U.S. Green Building Council Orange County Chapter is working with Tresor Properties to organize several guided tours through the home(s) during several different construction phases until they're finished and sold to 2 lucky homeowners. Register your email with me by…
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The recent surge of tankless hot water heaters has resulted in many set backs for early adopters of this system. One cause of tankless earning a bad name recently is not surprisingly due to poor maintenance. Another example of how green is only green if the occupant understands how to care for or live with new, green home or office improvements.

Caring for your tankless water heater involves both preventative measures and annual maintenance. A properly installed and maintained tankless water heater can provide hot water for up to 25 years. HARD WATER The most common enemy of a tankless water heater is hard water, which contains high mineral concentration of calcium and magnesium ions. These deposits will cause hard scaly buildup on the heating

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