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LEED Platinum Home Preserves an Existing Pool and Eliminates 40% of Its Carbon Footprint

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This 9,570-square-foot home is far more energy-efficient than a typical Cincinnati code built home. The style of this residence is untraditional, and the approach to design and construction was also unconventional. The site originally accommodated a 1920s pool and pool house for the home up above on the hillside. In later years the pool house was expanded into a complete …

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Trends That Will Define Home Design in 2020s

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Kick off the decade in style with the latest technology and other elements you may be seeing a lot more of soon Inspired by this post in Houzz Houzz”https://www.houzz.com/magazine/34-trends-that-will-define-home-design-in-2020 Sustainable features and benefits will gain more popularity in the 2020s as more realistic and meaningful design guidelines. Timeless conservation that teaches new generations recycling values and caring for fellow species. …

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How to Get a Solar Tax Credit in 2020 – Article review from Consumer Reports

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The IRS is still offering incentives for switching to solar. Here’s how much you could save on your taxes and electricity bill. By Tobie Stanger Solar panels on a red-tile roof Read the entire article here: https://www.consumerreports.org/solar-panels/how-to-get-a-solar-tax-credit Solar-panel companies are aggressively marketing their products this season. In my own neighborhood in a New York City suburb, door-to-door salespeople have been …