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Real Estate - June 15, 2012

Positively green

Sustainability: redefining the problem

by Iris Harrell

I find the word "sustainable" being used quite often these days, as if it has been newly minted for the 21st century. I don't think Henry Ford was thinking about sustainability when he invented the automobile, as the amount of untapped oil and gas must have seemed endless.

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Iris Harrell is CEO and president of Harrell Remodeling, Inc. in Mountain View (www.harrell-remodeling.com). She can be reached at 650-230-2900 or irish@harrell-remodeling.com.

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