Energy

Ever wondered how much energy you consume? How about the amount of energy you can produce? And what is a Watt anyway? The average American consumes about 10,000 Watts of energy at any given moment. Given the fact that a human can produce about 100... Read More
For this project we followed Thomas Hand from Hand Energy Service as he weatherized a restored Vermont farm house. Weatherization follows an energy audit in a two step process that can help to make your home more energy efficient. By identifying... Read More
http://www.windturbinesyndrome.com The core of the book is a scientific report presenting original, primary research on symptomatic people living near large industrial wind turbines (1.5-3 MW) erected since 2004. These are the findings: This was... Read More
PORTSMOUTH, RI __ In 2009, this little New England community raised its own wind turbine to generate its own power supply. A year later, Planet Forward (RWU) returns to Portsmouth to see what the fuss was all about.
BRISTOL, RI __ Looking to reduce your carbon footprint? Some power companies will do FREE home audits to determine if your place needs some updating. Planet Forward (RWU) walks through a local home to see how it measures up.
There are many ways to change your Carbon Footprint. Gabe offers some lifestyle advice.
PROVIDENCE, RI __ Small Business owner, Churck Carberry, takes the Planet Forward (RWU) team on a walking tour of his green-certified building.
BRISTOL, RI __ Just by changing our construction habits, our buildings can harvest and store the energy around them. RWU Architecture Professor Patrick Charles looks at one building that succeeds at this idea.
BRISTOL, RI __ Wind power has a viable future and, as RWU Professor Elefterios Pavlides points out, it's not the technology that's slowing its growth down, it's the politics. Planet Forward (RWU) spoke with him about the subject.
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Planet Forward host Frank Sesno asks NYT columnist Tom Friedman questions submitted by the Planet Forward community. Part II coming next week.

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