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About Stuart Feldman

Stuart Feldman, an emergency medicine physician by training, but recently received his LEED AP. He has been working as a green developer for the past four years. Feel free to contact him through his website www.rivertrailproperties.com. He assists in the design, construction, and materials selection for any project. He is LEED AP certified, and can help get your home LEED rated or EnergyStar® certified, or simply running at peak performance. He has 8 home designs that can be built on most city-sized lots, and he can design homes of any quality and style using his design team. New or renovated home projects can be completed in four months from the time of starting construction. Stuart also is building a conservation community in 2010. The River Hill Conservation Community embraces the best of environmentally responsible design and construction in an innovative and community oriented subdivision in Lake County and will showcase what is possible in the design and construction of truly environmentally responsible homes. Stuart still works full time in the ER and enjoys time with his 2 young sons and loving wife. In his spare time he enjoys a round of golf, sailing, and dining out. You can contact him at stuartdo@rivertrailproperties.com.

Paying For Green – Part 3 of Our Going Green Series

Written by: - May 8, 2009

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Paying For Green – Part 3 of Our Going Green Series

I’m going to assume that the family interested in going green does not have the cash available to pay for all the costs of an energy efficiency renovation all at once. You don?t want to use a credit card to finance the purchase, as the interest that you would pay makes the entire process much more costly than needed. So where can you turn?

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The Home Energy Audit – Part 2 of Our Going Green Series

Written by: - April 23, 2009

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The Home Energy Audit – Part 2 of Our Going Green Series

The next question to answer is ?how in the world do I figure out where to start?? There is quite a bit of green washing out there. It seems that every magazine I read or junk mail flyer I get has something ?green? to say. In one respect I think that having the green movement become more mainstream is a benefit. The more people see it and hear about it, the more likely they will be to ask for it.

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Why Go Green? Major & Minor Energy Efficiency Upgrades for Homes ? Part 1 of Our Going Green Series

Written by: - April 8, 2009

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Why Go Green? Major & Minor Energy Efficiency Upgrades for Homes ? Part 1 of Our Going Green Series

In many articles you can find on the Internet, in publications, and in advertisements for energy efficient products, there are claims made of impressive energy savings for making certain energy efficient improvements to homes and buildings. What would it mean to our country if every building were actually able to reduce its energy use by that much? What about if the savings were more substantial?

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Going Green in Real Estate Series: What is Green?

Written by: - March 30, 2009

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Going Green in Real Estate Series: What is Green?

What is Green, exactly? It?s one of those terms that has a connotation, but eludes strict definition because it means something different depending on its context and depending on the goals and motivations of the person using the word. It is not unlike other terms that have a strong connotation but inexact definitions.  Words like, […]

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Housing Industry Can Take Lead in Green Movement and Economic Recovery

Written by: - March 25, 2009

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Housing Industry Can Take Lead in Green Movement and Economic Recovery

My tenet is to focus on an integrated approach to American recovery. If we focus on Economy, Energy Efficiency, and Environmental Responsibility (E³) and work on all three simultaneously we can achieve the recovery we all hope for.

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