Sustainable Living - Where Red & Green
Indigenous people have lived in harmony with the environment
from time immemorial. It has only been recently that this has not
been so. There was a relationship and the connection to the earth
that was respected. Because local natural resources were used in
traditional housing, these structures were healthy for the
inhabitants and had a minor impact on the environment.
Today, many of our building materials contain chemicals, have
been treated with chemicals, have been harvested improperly and
contain large quantities of embodied energy. These practices do not
compliment the philosophy of native peoples anywhere. It is time
for a rebirth of living for the next seven generations, there are
ways that we can take care of the earth, meet our needs and ensure
that our grandchildren's children will have the same
There is a strong movement towards sustainability and green
building, and SRFSI supports environmentally and family friendly
options. We want your home to be healthy and your family to enjoy
your forever home. We want to empower you to make the decsion to
have a healthy home, to choose sustainable options and take care of
the next seven generations.
Green Building Resources
The Green Building Program encourages a whole-systems approach
through design and building techniques to minimize environmental
impact and reduce the energy consumption of buildings while
contributing to the health of its occupants.
EarthWise Solar Energy is a program designed to help reduce the
cost of installing a new solar electric or solar water heating
system for your home. SRP EarthWise represents our environmental
commitment to Arizona by offering programs that support clean
SRP Solar Cost Calculator.
IceStone® durable surface material is made from recycled glass and
concrete. It was developed over a five year period and has a
This product is produced by an environmentally friendly
manufacturing process in our daylit factory in Brooklyn, New York.
Our goal is to be the top choice for green countertops by producing
beautiful materials that rival the strength of quarried stone, yet
actively reduce the waste stream by redirecting glass from
landfills to be used in our product.
Now you can have hot water in 15-30 seconds (depending on the size
of the home and water system) without wasting a single drop and by
using only a fraction of a penny's worth of electricity.
The Metlund® Hot Water D'MAND® S-70 PumpSystem (a high
performance pump, integrated controller and electronic zone valve),
requires no special plumbing. It is designed for use with any hot
water heating system to provide energy and water savings. It's easy
to install in new or existing homes or businesses.
The remarkable 6/3 litre two button dual flush system is the
latest development in Caroma's research and technological
advancement and a world first. With an average flush volume
equivalent to just 3.8 litres, it is set to become the global
standard for water usage.