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Why You Don’t Need Solar Panels

By Carl Seville, Networx When people learn that I am a green building consultant, almost without exception, they ask me if I do a lot of work with solar power, which I don’t.  I don’t install man…

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Going Solar: Tips for Your Home

By Jon Fisher, The Nature Conservancy We all want to decrease our energy use, both for the sake of our wallets and the benefit of the planet. But is putting solar panels on our home rooftops the be…

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Green Home Design Predictions

As we wade into a sparkling new year, here’s what we know to be true: every item we use has an impact on our planet. Knowing this implores those who design products for our homes to make ecologically …

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Meet Solar Innovator Peter Le Lierve

Sarah Backhouse of Future360 meets Australian innovator, Peter Le Lierve, who is bringing solar thermal technology to America's rooftops. …

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Say Good-Bye To Oil (infographic)

Adéu, 再見, Näkemiin, Au revoir, Auf wiedersehen, Slán, Sayōnara, Adeus, Adiós, Hasta la vista, Adieu, Arrivederci, and in any other language…it’s time to say GOOD-BYE to non-renewabl…

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Solar Power Tower in Southern California

Future360 heads to Lancaster, California to witness the awesome power of concentrating solar power. We check out eSolar's innovative solar thermal power tower, the Sierra Suntower. …

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Rebuilding New Orleans Green

Future360 travels to New Orleans, Louisiana to meet actor and star of Treme, Wendell Pierce. Pierce is on a mission to rebuild Pontchartrain Park using renewable energy and clean technology. …

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Top 10 Green Jobs

With the economy tanking and unemployment skyrocketing, where are the green jobs? What is a green job? According to the United Nations Environment Program a green job would be "work in agricultu…

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Celebrating Solar & Tips for Eco-Travel

Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime - Podcast here! We were sun worshipers this week - after all the rain in our region, it was totally warranted! We talke…

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A Father’s Day Conversation: What Happened To Renewable Energy?

After reading Laurie David’s inspiring, informative, and thoroughly enjoyable new book, The Family Dinner, it validated the importance of engaging in family dinnertime discussions. My nest is mostl…

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