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I’ve got sunshine

After 20+ years of working on and around climate change policy and advocacy, not to mention writing a book on the untold story of climate politics (GLACIAL, coming to bookstores near you in Summer 2024) in l installed solar panels on my house. Years ago, a solar provider that shall not be named determined—based on

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Spring fling!

The Washington DC area THRIVES in the Spring (sorry, allergy sufferers) and there is so much more to do than fight through crowds at the Tidal Basin. The Collective team has so many favorite outdoor places to walk, hike, enjoy a picnic, even entertain the kids… so if you’re looking for things to do outside

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Condos? Co-ops? What’s the big difference?

Condos and Co-ops, same thing, right? Wrong! These property types are similar but if you’re in the market to buy one or the other, it’s important to understand the differences between them. 🏢 Condo: the owner owns their unit in the building. They have to abide by the rules of the building and have access

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Weatherize your home

Did you know that home heating and cooling accounts for, on average, 50 percent of U.S. household electricity bills? That means that those leaky doors and windows are (channeling stern parent voice) throwing money out the door. But new windows can be expensive and older houses especially can be leaky. So where does that leave

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