Green weddings and receptions range from large regal affairs to small intimate gatherings of family and friends. Not only is today’s eco-friendly bride committing to a future with her groom, family, and friends; she also ...
Charging Stations are also known as EVCS (Electrical Vehicle Charging Stations). EVCS home owners have chargers that charge off-peak hours at lower rates, usually overnight. Public charging stations provide plug-in hybrid and all-electric cars with the option to add an additional charge before returning home.
Preserving historical features anchors us to the past, while reducing energy consumption ensures our future. See how the triangle is a leader in preservation and LEED certification. American Tobacco Campus in Durham, NC is this month’s featured green venue.
When it comes to tying the knot in the Triangle, brides are raising the “eco-chic” bar to a new level. Green wedding venues are becoming more available and our local farmers grow an abundance of organic food and flora. This month we are featuring the top-five eco-friendly venues to indulge our equally eco-beautiful brides.
Greetings from Green NC showcases the local cuisine, sustainable architecture, artists and artistry within walking distance of the electrical vehicle charging stations (EVCS) that are increasingly becoming fixtures in the Triangle and State of NC. The charging stations will serve as pivot points for segments highlighting sustainable and green venues that are defining a forward facing “Green South.” Combined with the occasional eco-friendly destination off the “charging-station grid,” we are set to turn-in, tweet-out and blog about these new green south adventures.
Greetings! I am Sandra Simpson, affectionally known as ‘Southern Sandra’. While it is true, I do love all things Southern, my South is peppered with vegetarian collards and supporting sustainable lifestyles. Healthy, organic is what rings my dinner-bell. A man with solar panels is what I find sexy. And when it comes to living green, the South is shinning again! So please join me as I tour the green south starting right here in my beloved home state of North Carolina.×
North Carolina is home to many environmental stewards. Duke University is among our states leaders in sustainable practices and excels in consistently rolling out the green carpet. . One of these unique efforts is the Duke Smart Home – a living laboratory for students focused on addressing sustainability problems. In the landscape around the Duke Smart Home, John Deere has built a ‘Smart-Sustainable Landscape’ that typifies landscapes.More ×
Using sustainability to guide our choices we created a rating system of “Sustainable Sevens.” In these lists we show you the best places to charge your PEV, where to hold your green wedding and where to have fun while staying sustainable. This is an innovative and contemporary outlook of what to do in NC while keeping the environment in mind. We encourage you to visit often, like us on Facebook and join the dialogue!