Archive for February 2010

Earth Day is 5% Day at Whole Foods Markets

February 19, 2010

By Amanda Muise Development Officer, Clean Air-Cool Planet It must be getting close to lunchtime, because food has been on our minds a lot lately here at Clean Air-Cool Planet. Our ongoing work on the CHEFS (CHarting Emissions from Food Services) Calculator has sparked some thought-provoking break-room discussions: Are local foods or organic foods better [...]

American EcoThermal: Improving the Home and Business Carbon Footprint

February 17, 2010

By John Frodyma, Director of Commercial Development American EcoThermal, Inc. I am really excited about participating in the Green Entrepreneurship webinar on Feb 24th.  My talk is going to be all about math and finance, and incentives.  We’re going to talk about tax credits and rebates, accelerated depreciation schedules, and internal rate of return (IRR).  [...]

A Recipe for a Successful Weatherization Program

February 10, 2010

By: Garry Dow Community Outreach Coordinator Clean Air-Cool Planet   The Quinn family of East Montpelier owned a classic 200-year-old Vermont farmhouse. They loved it, but the house was poorly insulated and, every winter, heat would escape through the roof. For the Quinn family, this meant high energy bills, large ice dams and a constant [...]

Support action on climate change policy: Business will benefit

February 2, 2010

By Bob Sheppard, CFO and VP of the Business Program, Clean Air-Cool Planet While there is a great deal of flux in current discussions of federal climate policy, one thing is clear: the interests of businesses demand that businesses be heard. Here’s why the business community should favor action now on climate: The business as [...]


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