Attorney General Mark Brnovich today announced the settlement of a consumer fraud lawsuit against Go Green Today, LLC (“Go Green”), an Arizona-based solar company that allegedly made thousands of unwanted telephone calls to consumers on the FTC’s National Do Not Call Registry (DNC). In addition to making unsolicited telemarketing calls, Go Green also violated the Arizona Consumer Fraud Act (ACFA) in the marketing and sale of solar products. Under the consent judgment, up to $55,000 in restitution will be paid to victims.


TUCSON, AZ - February 24, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ office is hosting two events today and tomorrow to provide solar energy information to Tucson-area homeowners and small business owners.

Green Building lecture features rainwater harvesting experts

November 19, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- It doesn't rain much in Arizona, but when it does, rainwater harvesting experts Ann Audrey and Greg Shinn want people to use every drop. They know about the art of capturing and saving rainwater, and they want to teach others how they can do the same.<

Sales Launch for Arizona’s Newest Luxury Home Community – Incorporates Stunning Levels of Innovative...

Scottsdale, AZ - October 21, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Arizona green building innovator Cullum Homes today announced the launch of new home sales for Village at Paradise Reserve - a unique luxury home community of new homes selling at $1.5-$2.5 million that incorporates some of the most cutting edge sustainability, energy conservation and environmental stewardship innovations seen in the nation


Congresswoman’s 40th Solar Power 101 event will be held Tuesday in Green Valley. TUCSON, AZ - October 19, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords today announced that the 40th of her popular Solar Power 101 events will be held Tuesday in Green Valley, with future events held in Marana, Sierra Vista and Tucson.

Mitchell Attends SCORE’s 2010 Phoenix Green Business Forum; Highlights Arizona Small Businesses, Green-Energy Industries

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - September 29, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Harry Mitchell today attended SCORE's 2010 Phoenix Green Business Forum at Skysong in Scottsdale, highlighting the economic importance of local small businesses, as well as green energy industries. Approximately 100 people attended presentations from experts from Arizona's burgeoning solar and green-energy industries.

City Offers First-Ever Reduced Permit Fees for Green Building

September 9, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The city of Phoenix Planning and Development Services Department will offer money-saving incentives to promote “green” construction in homes and businesses beginning Oct 1. The Green Building Incentives Program is funded by a $700,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy


TUCSON, AZ - April 6, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords on Tuesday will join with representatives of Environment Arizona in releasing a report on how solar energy can be used to power our homes, businesses, farms and neighborhoods.“This report shows the possibilities of solar energy and how solar is an achievable path to our energy security,” said Giffords. “We still have work to do before solar energy can make up a large percentage of America’s energy needs, but we are moving in the right direction.


Arizona congresswoman installs solar panels on roof of her Tucson home to reduce electricity bill and increase energy independence. TUCSON, AZ - January 8, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, one of the leading proponents of solar power in Congress, this week had nine solar panels installed on the roof of her Tucson home – a project that is expected to dramatically cut her electric bill.

Fidelity National Title Launches New Award for Real Estate Professionals Going Paperless

Contest offers sustainably-minded real estate professionals a chance to gain recognition and win a free membership with the Arizona Green Chamber of Commerce. Tempe, AZ - November 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Fidelity National Title, one of Arizona's largest title insurance and escrow service companies, has announced the launch of its "Win the Paperless Fight Title Championship" contest, which is accepting nominations at through December 31st, 2009. Open exclusively to real estate professionals, both residential and commercial, the contest invites nominations for those who are demonstrating a commitment to sustainable business practices and making a big impact specifically through the reduction of paper waste. Self-nominations are encouraged.

Nearly 400 Phoenix Homes Weatherized, Jobs Created, Using Federal Funds

November 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Federal funds continue to create jobs and reduce energy use in Phoenix. Nearly 400 homes are being “weatherized” using funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), with many more to follow. The city of Phoenix received $7.2 million federal dollars to fund this program, administered by the city’s Neighborhood Services Department.

Fidelity National Title Embraces Arizona Green Chamber of Commerce In Support of Sustainable Business...

Offers real estate professionals a chance to win free AGCC membership for going paperless. PHOENIX, AZ - November 16, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Phoenix Chapter of the Arizona Green Chamber of Commerce (AGCC), a non-profit organization committed to promoting a more sustainable, environmentally sound economy, announced today that Fidelity National Title of Maricopa County has joined the Chamber. The Chamber has gathered significant momentum recently through the addition of large local businesses such as Fidelity, Southwest Gas and McMurry.

Key Obama Climate Strategist Carol M. Browner to Deliver Closing Address at Greenbuild Conference

Washington, DC - November 4, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Green Building Council today announced that key Obama environmental adviser Carol M. Browner will be the keynote speaker at the closing plenary session of USGBC’s annual Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, held Nov.11-13, 2009, in Phoenix, Ariz.

Phoenix Gets Grant to Fund “Green” YouthBuild Projects

June 17, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The city of Phoenix will receive a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor that will fund the...

Weatherization Program Offers Grants to Improve Home Energy Efficiency

May 7, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The city of Phoenix Neighborhood Service Department is offering grants to improve the energy efficiency of low-income households, through the U.S. Department of Energy’s Weatherization Assistance Program. A household of four can earn up to $44,100 annually, and qualify for the program.

National Standards Set for Green Home Certification

April 03, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The nation’s first consensus for residential green building standards has been approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). The ICC 700-2008 National Green Building Standard (NGBS) provides a flexible third-party rating system for green home certification, the Southern Arizona Home Builders Association (SAHBA) Green Build Council announced

Arizona Builders Use Wind Power to Print Magazine

March 11, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — SAHBA Builder Magazine, working in partnership with Arizona Lithographers, has been certified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a “green” publication.

SAHBA magazine goes ‘green’

March 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Southern Arizona Home Builders Association's quarterly "Builder Magazine" is now a certified "green" publication. The magazine is being published using energy offsets. The wind-power offset is equal to reducing air emissions by about 1,157 pounds, SAHBA said

Tax Credits Boost Incentives for Green Remodeling

WASHINGTON - February 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Expanded tax credits for energy-efficient home improvements in the new economic stimulus package puts more money in consumers' pockets by providing financial incentive for home owners to go green on their renovation projects in 2009 and 2010.

Green entries sought for home, patio show

January 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Tucson Association of Realtors is seeking businesses that specialize in environmentally friendly products or services to be part of a “Green Show” at the Southern Arizona Home Builders Association Spring Home & Patio Show, planned for April 3-5 at the Tucson Convention Center.


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