Good Steward: Green: Reducing water demands

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When St. Thomas More expanded with new construction of a gymnasium…

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Carpets have come a long way under foot

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Today’s carpets may be made from recycled materials, and are readily turned around at the end of their lifespan.

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Chain’s loss, church’s gain?

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Why a retail center could be a good investment for your congregation.

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Sustainable by design

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How good stewardship means going green for one church.

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Greening efforts

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Incorporating a few environmental touches can help cut energy costs and promote sustainability.

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Energy efficiency

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Idlewild is one of three Southern Baptist churches to receive the Energy Star Award.

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Save by going solar

The church saw its utility bills cut in half

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A fellowship hall ‘on steroids’ draws people from far afield

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Green Acres Baptist Church of Tyler, TX, completed five years of construction with a Freedom Celebration and new conference center.

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Existing buildings offer churches an economical alternative

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The approach to construction called the “big box” — purchasing and renovating an existing building to meet a church’s expansion plans — was a passing thought five years ago that now 
is a highly viable option, with more boxes available than ever.

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Don’t let your multipurpose room sound like a train station

Churches often complain about the noisiness of their existing multipurpose spaces.

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