"I could not agree more, with simple lifestyle changes residential energy consumption (including personal travel) could certainly drop significantly.
The unfortunate reality is that most Americans are maybe now just realizing that there are…"
"If everyone lived as efficiently as Andy does, this country and world would not have the issues with energy that we do. Kudos to you living on $2.50 worth of water heating a month, I'll bet your monthly power bills are admirably low.…"
"As a pretty firm rule of thumb, any activity involving plumbing or electric wiring requires a permit and an inspection upon completion.
This does include installing any type of water heater, even a conventional tank.…"
"Eric and I have discussed this a few times over the past couple years, and now that I'm no longer an employee but a business owner, my partner and I are in a position to make it happen.
With 10-15 home- or business-owners interested, we are…"
"A proper Solar water heating system will provide conservatively 95% of the water heating demand for an average household of 4, possibly 5, occupants - all year long. This is with just a single 4'x10' panel on the roof, and…"
"Tankless water heaters offer the same savings to the average household as a NEW, defined as manufactured in the last 6 years or so, tank water heater, as minimum insulation standards for new tanks increased at that time.
A new tank will only cool…"
A project of creating food coops, farmers markets, veggie stores for the local community to connect them with local farmers. Working together we can create and grow a local food economy for the Tampa bay area.
"That's a very good-looking and clean installation Pete has there. It's a great use of a radiant barrier with conventional insulation and ventilated attic technology. The fan blowing outside air directly INTO the attic is a very important,…"
We will be having a small seed exchange as well as giving out pamphlets about gardening.we will also be having a meeting furthering along our steering group. Planning for a rain barrel workshop and possible energy efficiency workshop within the next month.See More
I work full time with a company that provides, installs, and maintains Solar water heating and Solar electric systems and water conservation and Rainwater Harvesting systems, among other things.
I have an extensive background in resource conservation and management, indoor air quality, disaster resistance, and alternative energy production.
I also have a pretty good head on my shoulders, my heart on my sleeve, and a back strong enough for gardening!