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Zip System House Wrap

The least expensive and most climate-friendly energy is that which we don’t use. The first thing we should always do is use energy efficiency techniques and technologies to reduce energy consumption and waste. When we are constructing a new building or renovating the envelope of an existing...

Towards Aware and No-Harm Investing

Most of us want to “do the right thing”. But traditionally, we don’t know what’s in our investment portfolios. While our investments affect the world we live in, most of us are not aware of where our investments go, and if those investments support what we believe in. And, sometimes, what we...

Earth Hour – Earth Day – Earth Decade

As the world moves closer to the end of the covid pandemic – every indication is that the roaring 2020s will the decade when everything changes. As this week’s AWESome EarthKind Podcast guest says:  “These next 10 years will decide the fate of civilization. “ Centuries from now, our...

LED Lighting

LEDs (Light Emitting Diodes) are the cleanest, most cost-efficient, and energy-efficient source of lighting you can purchase for your home, business, or institution. LEDs allow you to enjoy the benefits of saving money, light adjustments to fit your desired aesthetic, and energy conservation...

Clean Heating & Cooling

Burning any type of fossil fuel – whether it’s oil, coal, natural gas, propane, or wood -provides energy efficiencies that are significantly less than 100% efficient. A brand-new high-tech gas burner can reach efficiencies in the 97% range. But with older systems – and with hot water during the...

WORLD WAR ZERO has begun!

WORLD WAR ZERO has begun! Millions of Jobs and $16 Trillion of Opportunity World War Zero is a non-profit organization that was founded by 2 former Republic Governors (Arnold Schwarzenegger & John Kasich) and John Kerry, the former Democratic US Senator & Secretary of State. World War Zero...

Earth Power for our Heating, Cooling & Hot Water

The largest heat storage system in the world is right under our feet. For billions of years, the earth has been absorbing the sun’s energy. The planet’s constant temperature just a few feet underground can meet all our heating, cooling, and hot water needs — with a minimum amount of energy to move...

Clean Energy 1st Step — LED Lightbulbs

One simple, fast, and affordable way to have a positive impact on the environment — and save money — is to change our incandescent lightbulbs to LEDs (Light Emitting Diodes). With incandescent lightbulbs, 90% of the energy produces HEAT, not visible light. That’s why we burn our hands when we touch...

National Weather Service Report

Scientists have long predicted that increased Greenhouse Gasconcentrations would fuel more frequent and intense extreme weatherevents. The National Weather Service has reported that 2020 is a record year. There were 30 named storms (top winds of 39 mph or greater); 13 became hurricanes (top winds...

Quick Guide to LED Lights

Choose Energy Star-qualified LEDs Read the Label o A Lighting Facts label shows brightness, light color, energy use, estimated energy costs, and expected life. o “Lumens” are the measure of the amount of light. A 60-watt incandescent bulb is 800 lumens. Go with a major manufacturer: o Philips o...

Top 18 Energy $aving Tips

1. Choose Energy Star appliances and windows whenever possible to increase energy efficiency and save you money without compromising performance. 2. Manage your thermostat wisely. Turn your thermostat up during the summer/ down during the winter when you’re out of the house, when you’re on...

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