The Twelve Days of a Green Christmas – Tenth day

...on the tenth day of Christmas my green friend gave to me...ten traded shares...nine native plants...eight motion sensor chakra gems...six solar panels...five milkweed plants...four pints of milk...three wax wraps...two re-purposed pallets...and a smart ther-mo-stat!

How Banks Can Make Money On Energy Efficient Mortgages

A Forbes magazine contributor, Jennifer Kho, has written a thought-provoking article on the value to banks who underwrite energy-efficient mortgages (EEMs) which include the cost of upgrades.  Read the article and add your comments below. From Jennifer Kho, Forbes contributor: Energy-efficiency improvements, such as installing new boilers or roof insulation, can save building owners big … Continue reading How Banks Can Make Money On Energy Efficient Mortgages

Are Solar Panels Right For You?

The innovative company, One Block Off the Grid, has developed a solar calculator for homeowners to help determine if solar panels are worth the investment by calculating the payback period.  One Block Off the Grid gathers homeowner groups interested in solar panels and then negotiates group deals for the installation of the panels.  Not only … Continue reading Are Solar Panels Right For You?