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Energy Audits

Most times energy audits will pay for themselvs.  A return on investment for an energy audit should equal or exceed the cost of the audit a…

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GREEN built homes

Has anyone on this forum have tried to build a GREEN home ? I have been hearing more and more builders/contractors are talking them out of…

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119 Jan 27
Ecotech Institute is Again Offering “Introduction to Sustainability” as a Free Online Course to the Public
by Molly Koch

how and what we eat

What we eat and where we get it from has a lot of effect on us and the environment.

3 May 24, 2011
Looking for a writer to write about local Farmers Market
by myhomegreenpages.com

how we transport

We can save a lot of energy and money by looking at how we transport ourselves.

1 Feb 24, 2010
Electric Cars and the Grid
by Mark Dauble

how we live

We can save a lot of energy and money by improving the efficiency of how we live. Discuss housing issues here.

8 Mar 14, 2011
Green Lawn Care
by Renee

how we recreate

The decision on what to do with your free time is very important.

1 Feb 16, 2010
How's the XC Skiing?
by Mark Dauble

environmental discussions

10 Sep 4, 2013
Interested in starting a land based permaculture community?
by Austin Roewe

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Recycling your tree

Renee,

When is the post-holiday recycling event? Will we be able to recycle our trees at the park this year? We’re going to have a lot to recycle after Christmas!

Linda

“Oh, the weather outside is frightful,

But the fire is not so delightful,

And since there’s another way to [...]

Feel the burn II

Renee,

What are the environmental impacts of heating my home with wood 

Ryan

Ryan,

A standard wood-burning fireplace is only 5-10% efficient. It typically only provides heat directly in front of the fireplace and much of the heat is lost through the flue and rear wall. Because it’s inefficient, it [...]

Feel the burn

Renee,

The kids always want to throw their trash in the fireplace. What can I burn in there and what should I avoid?

Amber

Amber,

What can you burn or what should you burn? I imagine you can burn a lot of different things. However, you really shouldn’t burn something [...]

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