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Christina B. Farnsworth

An award-winning journalist with more than 20 years experience covering the shelter industry, Christina resides in Tucson and is long-established active member of the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

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Go Green Down Under: Basement Renovation

Posted by Christina B. Farnsworth

Jul 15, 2014 12:24:21 PM

ONE OF THE BIGGEST BANGS FOR THE GREEN BUCK is a basement remodel. First, it is space, probably under-utilized or disorganized that home owners already have. Second, a green remodeling is an economical way to expand living space without taking up more space on a lot. Third, a natural aspect of a basement remodel is to increase insulation, which reduces energy costs rather than increasing them.

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Historic El Chorro Restaurant Remodels into LEED Gold

Posted by Christina B. Farnsworth

Jul 10, 2014 11:48:00 AM

How does one remodel a treasured historic building without losing its charm? How does one remodel historic buildings into Gold Certified LEED?

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Address Water Quality In Your House

Posted by Christina B. Farnsworth

Jul 9, 2014 2:05:30 PM

We all know that we are supposed to change the filters in our refrigerators, pitchers and water faucets, but how often are you cleaning your faucet aerators? 

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Orwellian? LED Lights Save Energy But Cameras Can View Our Every Move

Posted by Christina B. Farnsworth

Jul 2, 2014 1:06:00 PM

LED lights turn on as you walk down a hallway or through a parking lot or a garage, but as the lights illuminate, cameras inside the fixtures are looking at you and may have already read and recorded your license plate. Someone with access can know what time you arrived and maybe what you took out or put in the car.

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1942 L'Oeuf Electric Car on Display in Atlanta

Posted by Christina B. Farnsworth

Jun 23, 2014 9:45:00 PM

Today, I saw the 1942 Paul Arzens' L'Oeuf Electric—The Electric Egg—likely the oldest electric car in the world. It is on display in the exhibit Dream Cars: Innovative Design, Visionary Ideas at the Atlanta Museum Atlanta.











1942 L'Oeuf Electric -- on display until September 7 at the High Museum, Atlanta. 

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