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"When I read Green Made Easy, it changed the way I look at the planet, and I hope it does the same for you. As we work our way through today’s economic challenges, Chris can also show you how going green is both good for our planet and good for your pocketbook. His book is packed with information that makes going green simple, inexpensive, and meaningful. Chris sprinkles ‘Green Bites’ throughout that are both inspiring and enjoyable.
"Remember, this comes from a man who receives a credit from his utility company every month instead of a bill!"
— Christiane Northrup, M.D.
Chris Prelitz is a noted author, "green building" consultant and sustainability advocate. He is also a graduate of Duke Universities Environmental Leadership Program.
Chris is a pioneer of the green movement, and has been a passionately involved with high performance green building and sustainability for over 25 years. The depth of his experience spans an off-grid solar community in Taos, New Mexico, the first permitted solar powered residence in Southern California and the first ever solar powered, LEED certified auto dealership for Mercedes Benz in Arizona.
He has successfully green renovated and remodeled hundreds of homes and buildings. A recent ‘green flip’ was featured on the premier episode of Greenovate on the Discovery Channel. With New Leaf America, Chris has teamed up with partners in the financial and management sector to bring the knowledge of “How to Go Green” within reach of every homeowner and renter.
He is now most recognized for his work as a sustainability expert and public speaker. Chris is the media spokesperson for Citizenre Solar and New Leaf America, a company that he co-founded with the mission of dramatically improving the efficiency of 1 million homes by 2012.
It is well written, engaging, and literally easy to read.
Chris Prelitz wrote this book so that we could all have a more sustainable life and I am ready to adapt to the small changes that make huge differences.
He proceeded to read me the preface of this book and I was astonished by the story chris tells.
In the beginning, Mr. Prelitz tells a personal story of loss and renewal that is both touching and inspiring without overtaking the book and its purpose. Read morePublished 14 months ago by L Grace
I gave up half way through the book. I might pick it up again, but there was so much about reading labels....Published 17 months ago by busybee
This book has practical tips and tricks to help make your life easier on you and the planet. It was an easy read. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Megan Bain
I love this book! So easy to flip through and find exactly what I need when making decisions for the home or office. Very well written with tons of resources. Read morePublished 20 months ago by keppy
As I was sitting in my good friend Reeds room last night he began tell me more about his new found passion of permaculture and "green" living. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Oszakacs
How inspiring this book truly is, I have actually been lucky enough to meet with the author; Chris Prelitz and he truly is an amazing guy. Read morePublished 21 months ago by TransitionSchoolsCA
A great overview of what to be mindful of. An easy conversational style of writing. Very happy with my purchase.Published on September 7, 2012 by Leah11
Eh. I didn't find this book to be all that life(style) changing. I'd read most of the information before, and I didn't particularly care for the author's tone (I think he was... Read morePublished on February 7, 2012 by Laura Pyle