Energy

By: Elizabeth Cherneff How do we harness ideas for sustainable initiatives and turn them into realities on an urban campus like George Washington University’s? To start, just ask the students, staff and faculty who reside here.
Planet Forward
A look at a home energy audit done with Troy Tanner of the Home Energy Detective, Inc.
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.

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