energy

Increasing energy efficiency in your Arlington, VA home

March 1, 2015 Alexander G. Chamandy Arlingtonenergygreensustainability

As a longtime resident of Arlington, Virginia who is passionate about sustainability, I’ve undertaken many projects to increase the energy efficiency of my home.  Many of the homes in Arlington, including mine, are older and need extra care and attention to improve their energy efficiency. Through some straightforward analysis Arlington home owners can determine which investments make […]

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The Mad Cowboy (video)

July 29, 2010 Alexander G. Chamandy economyenergyhealth and wellnesssustainability

“Talk by Howard Lyman author of “Mad Cowboy: Plain Truth from the Cattle Rancher Who Won’t Eat Beef” given in Seattle May 5, 2005.”

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Reducing our consumption of oil

July 3, 2010 Alexander G. Chamandy economyenergypollutionrants

If there’s one thing I’m not capable of anymore it’s denial. I can’t stand idly by and watch our entire future be thrown away by our would be corporate overlords and this apathetic government who would rather do nothing of substance.

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Coal power: The dirtiest form of energy

January 7, 2010 Alexander G. Chamandy energygreensustainability

Coal power is the source of over 50% of all electricity in the United States. It is an abundant resource and it has been used since the 18th century. Back then not many people knew that it was to devastating for the environment.

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