Renewable Energy

Phantom Power

  Chances are, most of us don’t know just how much power our appliances, electronics and other devices are consuming when they’re turned off. This hidden hum of wasted energy is known as ‘phantom load.’ The Department of Energy estimates that the proliferation of devices with stand-by power gobbles up some 40% of the energy […] Find out more

Ecovestment

In most cases, corporate by-laws include a mandate requiring businesses of all types to maximize profit but boardrooms also have the choice between socially and environmentally responsible investments and the status quo. As an alternative to most current but unsustainable practices, professionals say that green investing does offer consumers a means to vote for change. […] Find out more

Renewable Energy Trends

In years past, renewable energy trends were followed mainly by ‘off ‘-the-grid’ folks and a few forward thinkers…. with money.  But thanks to improved technologies, lower prices and the abundance of positive media spreading information about these proven options, an unprecedented surge of awareness and positive action, with conservation, energy use and production, is occurring in […] Find out more

Farmers Markets

While large corporate agri-business often fails to provide clean, healthy food for consumers, an alternate food economy is sprouting up, around the country.  A resurgence of age-old Farmers Markets is providing jobs and locally produced, wholesome foods, all with a reduced carbon footprint and boost to the local economy, Tune in to find out more […] Find out more

Grow Domes

  Its no secret that food costs are soaring… on petroleum prices… and with corporate ag food being trucked an average of 1500 miles, quality is often sacrificed.   As shipping prices rise, concern about cost, nutritional value and freshness has inspired many to grow their own food. It turns out, one antidote to an […] Find out more