Moving? - What
is a neighborhood's "Walk Score"? Find out before you buy!
EPA suggestions: Reduce,
Reuse, Recycle- or do you prefer these 4
Recover (landfill gas), Recharge, Replant, or ....?
Have the Fix-It Club help you practice the
on Heat and Electricity:
New! Use an energy conscious contractor such as DPO Construction LC when you build or remodel!
Bring the Sun's warm feel into your home!
New! Solar Water Heaters made by SunEarth
New! Consider Richmond Tankless and Hybrid Water Heaters (find at Menards)
Heat Pumps - Also find conventional heat
roofs green, with Plants
Storage and Off-Peak
machines that make
ice during the night so it can be used to cool during mid
you heating too much space and losing that heat out of too many windows?
This would not be a problem if the Tumbleweed
Tiny House Company designed a home.
Last Straw - Find out
how to Build a straw house. Also read this CNN
Article about a happy straw
bale home owner!
This BBC report tells
how Stockholm's Central Station transfers commuters body heat
to an adjoining building.
Luminescent Solar Concentrators - allows windows to concentrate light for solar cells - thus making PVC more economical to use (in research phase).
Energy Association's goals for Geothermal Power.
electric film that can act as siding, roofing, etc...
Hydro Green Energy - specialize in low head low impact designs.
Get a small
Thermoelectric thermocouples convert waste heat
Generate Electricity and use the
Waste Heat (CHP):
Learn more about the advantages of Combined
Heat and Power (CHP)
Power in Colorado Community
Power Corporation - develops
modular bio-power DE systems for developing and developed countries.
by MIRENCO improves
fuel efficiency by
reducing exhaust smoke!
Dual Fuel conversions
for high output
engines - Energy
forum for Natural Gas Vehicles (NGV) - Might be better for
information - a Natural Gas substitute.
Wood Burning Stoves are more efficient than
one operates Outdoors.
Speed Limit is a Limit - The graph to the
left shows how MPG is effected by speed (Click
here to see the source of this Speed vs MPG graph -
Skip the Plane - Take the Train
- a group promoting train travel. If you are already so inclined here
is a link for: Amtrak!
If you don't have it in your area, explore the good aspects
of a Van Pooling system by downloading
this PDF file.
- Have your company buy
this Software to organize car pooling while saving $$$.
Cities Are Already Setup For Rideshare?
Rent and use a car only when public transportation won't get you there!
Cars Search for the
right Hybrid for YOU!
Cars Sold in the USA They are about 30% more
efficient than the gas
transportation without the high construction costs
associated with building monorail and conventional commuter rails
in urban areas.
- Electric Scooter - Maybe no safer than
a motorcycle, but cleaner and quieter!
Traveling to Washington DC - use this public bicycle system!
- other regions offering public bicycles & other helpful biking links.