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JAG & Associates Construction Helps Pave Path for Asheville's Green Building Movement

Tanager Model at Craggy Park

There’s no doubt the green build trend has gained a strong foothold in Asheville. People choose to go green for a variety of reasons, from economic to environmental. And when they do, many choose to go with Asheville-based JAG & Associates Construction.

As the effects of global climate change, foreign oil dependency and toxicity in standard [...]

Asheville Company is First Carbon Neutral Real Estate Firm in NC

Asheville Appalachian Offsets

Mosaic Realty Partners with WNCGBC in a Local Solution to Global Pollution

Asheville, NC: Local Real Estate firm Mosaic Community Lifestyle Realty is now officially the first real estate agency in North Carolina to obtain the status of carbon neutral. Longtime supporters of Western North Carolina Building Council (WNCGBC), Mosaic Realty has recently strengthened their partnership by participating in [...]

Discover Green Built NC Homes in Asheville

Green Home Asheville

Green-built homes are transforming the residential market and people’s lives everywhere – a fact that is especially true in the Asheville area.

Green homes are built to be healthier and safer by providing cleaner indoor air. They use less energy and water, leading to monthly savings on utilities. This all means the average upfront costs of [...]

In Asheville, Residential Solar Systems Brighten the Bottom Line

Solar Panels Home Asheville

As the movement toward alternative energy sources continues, residential solar energy incentives are gaining a growing audience. In Asheville, homeowners can take advantage of many rebates and incentives at the state and federal levels, meaning that both up-front and long-term costs can be reduced. Following, a few financial benefits to [...]

Mosaic Realty Invites You to a 6-Home Spring Release at Craggy Park

Craggy Park West Asheville New Homes

Explore West Asheville’s Premier Green-Building Community

Craggy Park, located in the heart of eclectic West Asheville, N.C., is a sustainable urban community featuring 45 Energy Star homes nestled amid streamside trails, organic gardens and community gathering spaces in a park-like setting. Closely connected to the vibrant Haywood Road [...]

9 Cool Green Living Tips for a Sizzling Summer

Summer Green Home Maintenance

 

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Though running a household using green practices is not a seasonal affair, there are some green home maintenance tips which are easier to accomplish in warm weather.  Take advantage of the sunshine and fresh air while checking a few of these green home maintenance items off the [...]

Plan to Make Your New Asheville Home Green with an Energy Audit

Home Energy Audit

 

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Many individuals moving to or within Asheville have a strong sense of environmental stewardship.  New, green homes have their advantages, but we recognize that many people prefer the unique charm or affordability of an older or historic home.  You can have both the charm and the [...]

20 Green Home Maintenance Tips for a Fantastic Fall

Fireplace

Regular home maintenance is an essential part of being a home owner, and if you perform these duties regularly, they will reap long-term rewards for you as far as cost and satisfaction.  At Mosaic, we strive to bring you frequent green home maintenance tips as a handy reminder of how you can simultaneously preserve your home and help to [...]

Weighing the Benefits of Buying a Green Home

Benefits of Buying a Green Home

Envision yourself enjoying all of the comforts of modern life: hot showers, well-lit rooms, comfortable indoor climate and more-- all accomplished with the help of the ever-expanding green technologies available to today’s homebuilding and home renovating professionals.  Do you simultaneously envision large costs coming along with this [...]

4 Benefits of Buying or Building a Green Home in Asheville

New Green Built Energy Star House

If you are at a crossroads in life with home ownership, consider these incredible benefits of buying or building a LEED certified green home rather than opting for a traditionally built home.   LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a certification program for green building.  Here we examine some reasons to consider [...]