Friday, February 10, 2017

GreenChill Webinar: Overview of EPA's GreenChill Program

Topic: Overview of EPA's GreenChill Program
Date: Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00pm (Eastern time)
 
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Please join us for a GreenChill webinar on Tuesday, March 7 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm Eastern. Tom Land from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will provide an overview of the GreenChill program and the resources it has developed for the supermarket industry.
 
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2. Use Conference Code: 202 343 9185#

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Spring is coming & it’s time to check your timber decking

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GreenChill Webinar: Efforts to Reduce Refrigerant Emissions through the Consumer Goods Forum

Topic: Efforts to Reduce Refrigerant Emissions through the Consumer Goods Forum
Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00pm (Eastern time)
 
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Please join us for a GreenChill webinar on Tuesday, February 28 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm Eastern, for a webinar focused on efforts to reduce refrigerant emissions through the Consumer Goods Forum (http://www.theconsumergoodsforum.com/). Ignacio Gavilan will introduce the CGF and provide background information on what steps the forum has taken to reduce refrigerant emissions at an organizational level. The webinar will include testimonials from supermarkets who participate in the CGF, with explanations of how those companies are demonstrating the business case for phasing down HFCs; the challenges they face in reducing refrigerant emissions; and how they are addressing those challenges.
 
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Solar energy can be confusing for homeowners

Solar energy can be confusing for homeowners: "Is Solar Worth It?" "How Much Can I Save with Solar?" "Do Solar Panels Increase Home Value?" Let's Go Solar has created a special FAQ section to help quickly answer consumers' most-asked questions. Our comprehensive resources provide simple, actionable information to help consumers feel confident finding the best renewable energy solutions for their homes.

Our most frequently visited guides are:

 - Do Solar Panels Increase Home Value – http://www.letsgosolar.com/faq/do-solar-panels-increase-home-value/



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Monday, January 9, 2017

GreenChill Webinar: Ongoing Efforts to Evaluate Alternative Refrigerants

Topic: Ongoing Efforts to Evaluate Alternative Refrigerants
Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00pm (Eastern time)
 
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Please join us for a GreenChill webinar on Tuesday, January 17 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm Eastern. Karim Amrane of the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) will be presenting on ongoing research efforts to evaluate alternative refrigerants.
 
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GreenChill Webinar: U.S. Department of Energy Resources for Food Retailers

Topic: U.S. Department of Energy Resources for Food Retailers
Date: Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00pm (Eastern time)
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Please join us for a GreenChill webinar on Tuesday, January 10 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm Eastern. Representatives from the U.S. Department of Energy will provide information on the department’s resources for food retailers.
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Tuesday, December 20, 2016

150 chemicals found in your home are connected to allergies, birth defects, cancer and physiological disorders

More than 150 chemicals found in your home are connected to allergies, birth defects, cancer and physiological disorders. A majority of these chemicals are used in routine bathroom cleaning. There are many DIY “recipes” that combine household ingredients to create a natural cleaning solution. For example, you can combine baking soda and vinegar to create a tile cleaner. The following slideshow displays different recipes and methods for cleaning your bathroom without using harmful chemicals. Try these methods to help clean your house without harming your health or the environment.
How to Clean Your Bathroom…Naturally by Modern Bathroom, a company that offers sinks, vanities, and bathroom faucets.,

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GreenChill Webinar: U.S. Department of Energy Resources for Food Retailers

Topic: U.S. Department of Energy Resources for Food Retailers
Date: Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00pm (Eastern time)
 
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Please join us for a GreenChill webinar on Tuesday, January 10 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm Eastern. Representatives from the U.S. Department of Energy will provide information on the department’s resources for food retailers.
 
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3. Enter your name.
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1. Call the toll free call-in number: 1-866-299-3188 (706-758-1822 from outside the U.S.)
2. Use Conference Code: 202 343 9185#
Twitter: @EPAgreenchill

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Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Building a Eco Friendly Home

Green home building is no longer just a trend. More than half of all U.S. builders report implementing green construction in a significant percentage of their new homes. By 2020, 51 percent of builders expect that at least 60 percent of their new homes will qualify as green. Clearly, eco-friendly home building is rapidly approaching the tipping point toward being mainstream. The following infographic shows different ways to build a more eco-friendly home.
Building A More Eco-Friendly Home created by Donald A. Gardner Architects, Inc

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Monday, December 12, 2016

Let's Go Solar guides

Climate change is here and it’s changing the world as we know it. Its effects can be seen everywhere across the globe. Severe droughts, flooding, intense storms – everywhere you turn, the news is talking about extreme weather patterns that wreak havoc on the environment, economy, and society. Solar and other renewable energy choices can slow down the speed of climate change. Here's how solar stacks up against fossil fuels. You can learn more at Climate Change & Solar and Let's Go Solar.




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