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Christin Kappel's Groups (2)

  • Greener Construction Techniques

    52 members Latest Activity: Mar 5 It is interesting that the construction of houses has remained largely unchanged over the years. In this group the purpose is to discuss some of the…

  • Sierra Club Hoosier Chapter

    20 members Latest Activity: Jul 14, 2013 Sierra Club Indiana seeks to: (1) explore, enjoy and protect our wild places; (2) promote responsible use of our resources, and (3) enlist Hoosiers…

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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 [...]

Reface Don't Replace

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Reface! Don't Replace!
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