Sustainability Advocates in Real Estate
By Madeline McElaney
Energy efficiency and sustainable energy in buildings has been my passion and my career for over 15 years. During that time I have seen countless property owners in the central New Hampshire region where I live make energy improvements to their homes. From spray foam and pipe […]
Citizens Climate Lobby’s (CCL) NH South Central chapter leader volunteer, John Gage with his daughter meet with Representative Ann Kuster of New Hampshire in Washington D.C. They were among the 1000 CCL volunteers who lobbied 500 congressional offices in teams on June 13, 2017. Photo courtesy John Gage.
by John Gage
Recent federal administration […]
Harrison Williams, a BAE Systems employee uses the EV charging station at the company’s South Nashua, New Hampshire location. Courtesy of BAE Systems’ Electronic Systems
By Chris Gillespie
BAE Systems is a company known for being on the cutting edge of military and surveillance technology, and they are also making strides to […]
Interview with Geoffrey Heal Union of Concerned Scientists (USC) www.ucsusa.org.
Geofrey Heal. Photo: © European Union
Geoffrey Heal is a UCS board member, a professor at Columbia business school, and a leading expert on economics in the environment. He chaired a national Academy of Sciences committee on ecosystem services and is a coordinating […]
The Drive Toward Corporate Sustainability Increases Globally
At around 5MW, Apple’s new solar roof could make it among the biggest in the US. Photo: 9to5Mac.com.
by Hope O’Shaughnessy
As global sentiment continues to build for a more sustainable planet, corporations are increasingly adopting more sustainable business practices. The Paris Climate Agreement provided […]
By N.R. Mallery
City of Montpelier, VT participates in Billion Dollar Green Challenge with a $30,000 Net Zero Revolving Loan Fund. Photo from greenbillion.org/participant/montpelier/
The Billion Dollar Green Challenge is transforming energy efficiency upgrades from perceived expenses to high-return investment opportunities.
The Billion Dollar Green Challenge (The Challenge) encourages colleges, universities, and other nonprofit […]
North Lennox in the Inspire Space. Photo courtesy of GMP
By George Harvey
Last spring, North Lennox was working on starting a business in Brooklyn, New York, with a goal of fostering the transition to sustainable homes. These, he reasoned, would ultimately be net-zero energy consumers.
There was a slight […]
Home buyers may benefit from using the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Home Energy Score. This free tool enables home seekers to check the energy use and potential improvements for prospective homes. Photo: DOE Better Buildings Solution Center.
By Hope O’Shaughnessy
Today’s home buyers are becoming increasingly interested in a prospective home’s energy efficiency […]
By George Harvey
For those who are interested, two books that describe economic bubbles are Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds, by Charles MacKay (Richard Bentley, London, in 1841, currently in print from various publishers and at Project Gutenberg, gutenberg.org/ebooks/24518), and The Big Short, by Michael Lewis (W. […]
By Ryan Hvizda
Permaculture is quickly becoming a word that no longer results in blank stares, and now sparks a light in those that believe in sustainable living and being. Typically when one first starts to learn about permaculture, it is through the garden design process. The garden is a great place to implement this […]