The Green Corner

Cristina van Blommestein, Royal LePage Estate Realty. (416)606-4663

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 Cristina's Toronto Real Estate (Serving The Beaches, Riverdale, Kingston Road Village, East York, Cliffside Village, Toronto Central, Rosedale), Homes for sale and MLS listings

The Green Corner

An on-going series of tips, tricks and hints for helping you save money, reduce your carbon footprint, and generally enjoy the pleasures of greening your home.

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  1. Cristina becomes a Green Agent
    Cristina is now a Green Agent She has her new Green agent designation! What Is Greenrealestate? (Read more...)
  2. Tips to conserve energy in your home
    First steps to lessening your energy consumption and bills.
  3. About National Association Of Green Agents and Brokers
    NAGAB is Canada's largest Non Profit association of Greerealestate Real Estate agents. The Association is committed to promoting ways and means of reducing greenhouse gas emissions. (Read more...)
  4. The Green Corner: LED Lights for your home
    LED Light bulbs (Light Emitting Diode) are not necessarily new, they were first produced in 1960, but they are still not completely accepted by the general population. They are more expensive to purchase, and that seems to be the real reason sales still lag behind the incandescent light bulb. In the long haul, however, the expense is offset by their durability, but habits change slowly. A newer process was discovered in 1993 that makes them less expensive and this made switching over from incandescent lighting available to more people. (Read more...)
  5. What is Radon Gas?
    You can't see Radon. It's a colorless, odorless gas. It is also radioactive. You can't smell it or taste it but it may be a problem in your home or business. Radon is estimated to cause many thousands of deaths each year. That's because when you breathe air containing radon, you can get lung cancer. Should I consider testing for radon if I am buying a home?