Articles relating to "Environment":
Floridians should prepare for solar power struggle (7/27/2015)
2016 voters could consider three solar power constitutional amendments that differ in who controls the power, who profits from it, and who is penalized by it.
No-money-down green upgrades paid via property taxes (7/23/2015)
The Fla. PACE-funding program allows homeowners to add energy efficient upgrades and pay them via property taxes. Unpaid balances can transfer to buyers.
Environment: Water recycling the next hot topic? (7/3/2015)
Growth has led many states, including Fla., to focus on the local water supply. A new technique in Calif. takes “gray” home water and repurposes it.
ENVY Award deadline approaches (6/8/2015)
Enter now: July 8, 2015, is the deadline for Fla. developers to enter to win Florida Realtors’ top award for projects designed in harmony with the environment.
4 out of 10 top U.S. beaches located in Fla. (5/29/2015)
The annual “Dr. Beach” ranking includes Barefoot Beach, St. George Island State Park, Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park and Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park.
New water heater rules could create problems (4/14/2015)
Starting Thursday, new water heaters must be more energy efficient. But while changes will save owners money, a larger heater might not fit in an existing space.
Study: Lake Okeechobee discharges can impact home values (4/1/2015)
Florida Realtors research: Polluted water discharged into Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie Rivers has a $1B potential impact on nearby counties’ property values.
Requests pour into Fla. House for water projects (2/18/2015)
Fla. voters approved doc stamp money for water conservation and management, and a House request for spending suggestions generated a flood of responses.