Lori Popkewitz Alper' s Groovy Green Livin' is a site for homeowners, with ideas that builders' sites could pick up as tips for their own home buyers.

Popkewitz Alper focuses on the ways homeowners can solar radiation to work in achieving comfort, as well as practical uses. Over the last year, she notes, the solar industry added jobs twelve times faster than the rest of the economy, even more than the jobs created by the oil and gas extraction and pipeline sectors combined. Here's the type of ideas she's offering:

Add a sky light to your home. Sky lights can add extra light and warmth to your home and in turn will reduce your heating and lighting cost.

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