Installing a Residential Geothermal Heat Pump

Mark Snyder Do it Green! Magazine My journey toward geothermal climate control at my home in Minneapolis began some eight years ago, after my father installed a heat pump at his house in Andover, MN. At the time, I’ll admit I was a bit skeptical of the idea of actually …

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Low End Solar Produces Megawatts of Awareness

Todd Fink Best Power, International Other than a spinning meter or a monthly bill (and maybe a changing climate), the electricity we use leaves little evidence behind. If it were water, we might understand it better. Imagine a radio dripping all day or a small stream bubbling from your computer, …

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Tips on Working with Your Landlord to Green Your Apartment

Amy Pickett and Chad Skally Skally Management Too often when we talk about living green, we focus on homeowners rather than renters. At Skally Management, a family-owned and -operated real estate management company in St. Paul, we’re changing that concept by finding innovative ways to practice Eco-Management: sustainable, responsible real …

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Simple, Low-Cost First Steps for Home Energy Efficiency

John F. Neville The SEA Group Here are a few easy things you can do to cut your home energy use. Convince the entire family to follow these steps, and you may find that it doesn’t take any time or cost any money to improve your home’s energy efficiency. Electricity …

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