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Energy
Ethically sustainable sources of energy for human use. For millennia societies have relied on animals, and sometimes other humans, to provide energy for transportation, agriculture, and manufacturing — and burned wood for heat-energy. In the last 150 years humans have used exponentially increasing...

Energy Storage
Sustainable methods of storing energy over time. Many sustainable energy sources produce according to natural rhythms such as sunlight, wind, and precipitation. These cycles don't necessarily coincide with the times that humans need energy. Energy storage is therefor an essential part of most sustainable...

Building Energy Optimization Tool
BEopt (Building Energy Optimization Tool) is a free software application made by the USA National Renewable Energy Labratory designed to evaluate residential building designs and identify cost-optimal whole-house energy savings along the path to zero net energy. BEopt can be used to analyze both new...

Viridian Energy
VISION To Contribute to a World where Clean renewable energy is the established method for powering energy-efficient, environmentally friendly, healthy and resilient communities BALANCE Viridian is the colour between green and blue, representing the balance between ecology and technology which we are...

Viridian energy co-operative
Viridian Energy Co-operative provides solar energy systems. Assessments, design, installation and consulting by the worker owned co-op of Professional Engineers, Red Seal Electricians and Renewable Energy Technicians.

Geothermal Energy
Using the heat from the Earth for energy. Geothermal energy is collected by circulating water through rock or pipes underground bringing heat to the surface that can be used to heat buildings and generate electricity. A geothermal heat pump can extract enough heat from shallow ground in most parts...

Hakai Energy Solutions
Hakai Energy Solutions is a bonded electrical contractor specializing in remote, off-grid power systems, commercial and residential to help reduce dependency on diesel generators. They work throughout western Canada and are a certified fair-wage employer.

Solar Energy
Using sunlight to for generating energy. ## Photovoltaic Solar Panels The most common type of solar panel are photovoltaic solar cells, or PVs which convert sunlight directly into electricity. Photovoltaic solar cells range in efficiency from about 15 30% efficiency. ![Solare Panel Efficiency](https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/3/35/Best_Research-Cell_Efficiencies.png/800px-Best_Research-Cell_Efficiencies.png) ###...

Standards
Creative Culture guidelines for holistically positive global ecosystem impact ### Life Honoring Compassionately responsible for impacts on all living beings. ### Sustainable Only using sustainably renewable resource and energy sources. ### Efficient Minimal resource and energy use. ###...

Wind Energy
Responsibly harvesting power from wind. Humans have been harnessing wind power for more then two millennia and wind turbines are generally considered to be among the most sustainable methods of generating electricity. In addition to electricity generation wind turbines have long been used to move water...

Passive Design
Strategically working with naturally occurring energy flows to reduce the need for energy inputs.

350.org
Founded by author, educator, environmentalist, Bill McKibben, "350 uses online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions to oppose new coal, oil and gas projects, take money out of the companies that are heating up the planet, and build 100% clean energy solutions that work for all. 350's...

Modern Outpost
Modern Outpost has been providing solar energy solutions to residents of the Comox Valley, Vancouver Island, and across Canada since 1998.

Klean Kanteen
A company that makes reusable, BPA-free stainless steel water bottles, cups, and thermoses. Klean Kanteen is a certified B Corp and a member of 1% for the planet, and purchases a combination of Renewable Energy Certificates (energy created from renewable sources like wind and solar) and Carbon Offsets...

Localization
Fulfilling local needs with local resources. Avoiding long distance transportation is essential to an efficient sustainable society. Transportation accounts for more then 1/4 of global energy use and emissions.

Thermal Insulation
Conserving energy by reducing unhelpful transfer of heat.

Heating
Nonpolluting and efficient sources of heat. Heat is used in numerous ways in low-tech as well as high-tech societies. Producing heat often causes air pollution and uses large amounts of energy. One of the most significant use is maintaining indoor temperatures warm-enough for health and wellbeing in...

Thermal Storage
Systems for storing heat energy.

Fermentation
Fermentation is a time-tested method of preserving food which is delicious, energy efficient, and a great way to maintain the natural enzymes and nutrition of the food. Some common food products which are the result of fermentation are: Kombucha Sauerkraut Kimchi Kefir Sourdough bread Wine Pickles

Worldwatch Institute
Through research and outreach that inspire action, the Worldwatch Institute works to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world that meets human needs. The Institute's top mission objectives are universal access to renewable energy and nutritious food, expansion of environmentally sound jobs and...

Permaculture Design Magazine
(Formerly the Permaculture Activist) "Permaculture Design is an independent quarterly serving the permaculture movement in North America. We publish articles dealing with the spectrum of permaculture thought and action—from gardening to ecovillages, renewable energy, natural building, ethics, and...

Climate Smart
Climate Smart is a social enterprise based in Vancouver, British Columbia. We enable organizations to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, strengthen their businesses and build a resilient economy.

Hickory Nut Forest Eco-Community
Sustainable Living in a community of ?forever-wild ?lands, green-?solar ?homes, ?organic gardens/orchard, and renewable energy from solar and water. Nestled in the beautiful Southern Appalachian Mountains near Asheville, North Carolina.

Eco-Sensense
Regenerative Design: Water, Food, Energy, Lifestyle Our objective is to live a reasonable life where our home is an extension of nature; where the systems incorporate bio-mimicry for both function and beauty. All systems work with nature to create a space that is safe and provide for our needs sustainably...

Earthship Biotecture
Earthship is a type of house built with natural and recycled materials with energy conservation in mind. It is designed to produce water, electricity and food for its own use. Earthship basic design principles take advantage of the existing natural phenomena of the earth, building with natural and re-purposed...

Growing Spaces - Geodesic Dome Greenhouse Kits
Growing Spaces provides Geodesic Dome Greenhouse Kits designed to enable people to reliably grow their own food in cold climates. Growing Spaces domes energy self-sufficient using passive solar heating and solar powered ventilation and reported to work year round in tempetures as low as -35

Biogascentral
Community digesters Here you can put your own biodigesters on the map-- those you've built or bought, those your friends built or bought and those you've seen. You can also sort the map by digester types and other parameters to see who has what where. With this CITIZEN SCIENCE PROJECT the world...

Mother Earth News
Among the most popular and longest-running sustainable-lifestyle magazines in the USA, Mother Earth News provides editorial coverage of organic foods, country living, green transportation, renewable energy, natural health, and green building.

Inhabitant Magazine
Inhabitat® is a green design and lifestyle site that provides coverage of environmental news and the latest in sustainable design. The website is devoted to the future of design, innovative technology and architectural that emphasize energy efficiency, sustainability and connection to the surrounding...

Abundance Ecovillage
The Abundance EcoVillage is a place where neighborhood design, energy, water, waste recycling, and landscaping are all designed to work in tune with nature. This means that the systems we use to obtain living necessities are both socially and environmentally responsible, resulting in better living conditions...

EMF Protection: Natural Solutions - ElectricSense
"Living a naturally healthy life in our electromagnetic word"

Heart MD Institute
HeartMD is a free informational website created by Dr. Stephen T. Sinatra that is dedicated to increasing public awareness of integrative medicine and what it means to live a heart-healthy lifestyle. Dr Sinatra is a board-certified cardiologist and author/educator based in Manchester Connecticut....

Tesla, Inc.
Tesla, Inc. is an American automotive and energy company based in Palo Alto, California. As of 2019, Tesla is one of the most popular electric car manufacturers.

Guide to Making an Emergency Home Battery Bank
How to Make Your Own Emergency Home Battery Bank (solar forum at permies) Discussion of different types batteries, measuring power usage and MP3 instructions for a basic battery back up sustem



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