Skidmore seeks town approval to install large solar array as part of effort to go green!
As Temperatures Drop, Consumers Asked To Save Energy and Money
Medicine making is a simple, rewarding and most useful skill to develop
So what is good to eat this fall?
In the high-stakes game of Fracking, NYS is being played with little opportunity to benefit for the risks involved.
Cambell Ave Storage has installed over 8kW of PV and converted their lighting to LED. Here's the rest of the story.
You can enjoy reduced energy consumption without sacrificing comfort with innovative energy efficient design.
Delmar Farmers Market Ranked Among “101 Best Farmers Markets in America." Actually placed 51st!
Starting with an overgrown backyard and sandy soil and have made great strides! Here's how.
Bruce presents the passive solar home design he has been building for over 40 years.
500,000 BTU/Day from a 32 panel solar thermal array heats both house and pool.
We have minimized our fossil fuel use in our home and food, all within a city setting!
Built with the sun in mind, this house cut its electric bill to $35 from $150 by installing PV!
Finally, solar electric and thermal products and support are now provided locally. Going green is easier than ever!"
Our goal was to make our home and car energy independent. Here is how we did.
A senior at Mechanicville HS, Jesalyn wants to make a difference by focusing on sustainability.
When the weather changes, so does what you cook
Babies, teenagers, adults, middle agers, old folks and others dead and gone. September has it all. And you are still canning and freezing.
Geothermal heating is neat, but what Sundog does with the sun is nearly magic!
Comprehensive Plan Committee voted unanimously to accept unambiguously sustainable vision statement. Thank you!
A senior at Burnt Hills - Ballston Lake, Brian wants to make a difference by inventing better ways to utilize energy.
Idling ban passed among other accomplishments for the month. Support Styrofoam ban!
To reduce the work of wood and protect against fossil fuel price increases, Homeowner invests in Geothermal and Solar Electric.
Ron gives an insider's view of what is involved when they take a look at your house.
Help always welcome at our Vale Farm!
Saratoga Springs High School Senior, Alison plans to write about the Adirondacks and become an architect.
I like dirt. Dirt is important and so are the creatures that live in and on it!
Ever vigilant, Sustainable Saratoga watches the important words in city vision. See why!
13 Acres undeveloped land in Colonie, near Northway Exit 5. Owner prefers solar development.
If you think it is great to grow your own food, wait until you experience making your own medicine
A review of Global, National, State and Local Fracking issues.
The ultimate in local food is right outside your door in your own garden
Recently sent to his friends and family. This is the best review and summary I've seen. Thanks John!
An easy to read book with dozens of scientifically based ideas to help you fight global warming.
Here is a reivew of a new book by Walter Brasch that could be important us in NYS.
Unable to find reliable public data on Fracking health issues John listed what he'd like to see. Add yours!
June 1st Newsletter survey is interesting even if not statistically valid. Results summarized.
Here is how to be sure you will have the sun you need for that solar home or addition.
July is the busiest month of the gardening year -- planting, picking, preserving
Summer is the perfect time not to cook. Eat raw and keep your kitchen cool and your body strong.
George introduces Fracking and outlines some of the issues that are dividing our communities.
Solar is looking better all the time. Take a look at the real cost to heat your house.
Express your ideas for a more sustainable city.
Can the sun provide enough energy to heat our house?
Bruce Brownell believes homes should be resilient. Here is a good example.
You don't have to plant everything that grows in your garden
Transition Schenectady plows ahead with vegetable garden in city.
How are you doing conserving energy with respect to food? Take this quick quiz and see.
Transition Albany's monthly meeting reviews progress and discusses plans
UAlbany’s MBA program includes an innovative real-life GREEN consulting project.
Interested in energy and sustainability? Report on school events, analyze and comment on the issues.
Trees don't get the credit they deserve. See what Saratoga is doing to change that!
When the seasons change, it is good to change your diet.
Thinking about your entrance has as much to do with comfort and convenience as energy.
Big utilities versus micro grid. Carter shares his perspective - "...we need to imagine better!"
Manufacture, installation, maintenance and decommissioning are small fraction of energy produced.
The taste of Spring and the promise of Summer! Come garden with me...
Ben discusses last week's Darrow School Sustainability Symposium and his efforts to sustain sustainability.
Government Watchdog and Environmental Groups Join Call to Scrap the Supplemental Generic Environmental Impact Statement (SGEIS)
New York State, Golub Corporation Announce Installation of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations At Niskayuna Price Chopper
Bruce Brownell Honored with Passive Pioneer Award by ASES.
How to get fulfilling foods, proteins, and complex carbohydrates in the spring, when those soups and stews stop being appealing
April is the month of optimism. So many happy beginnings in the garden in the spring.
Here is a solar concept that improves comfort and reduces cost!
Natalie shares the message of Jeff Dayette who spoke at TEC-SMART recently.
After shape, we were able to locate our spaces, always keeping the sun in mind!
External costs of fossil fuels are ingnored in current pricing, but a carbon price, tax or fee would change that, at last!
Randy Simon wades through recent events and provides his balanced, scientific, and practical interpretation of our situation.
John Howe, author of "The End of Fossil Fuels' provides a draft of Chapter 3 of his next book, "What's Next"
Transition Schenectady next meeting Thursday, March 28th at Clinton Street Public Library.
Kevin offers insight into winter driving, question about range, expectations, charging and cool things.
Garden fresh is just around the corner. Here are some ideas to hold off those cravings...
The first concept I considered was the overall shape and how that effected heat loss.
March is a month of challenges -- the biggest is patience
Sandy Steubing, local resilience advocate and member of Transition Albany, speaks to groups
A Capital District Clean Communities Coalition Update: Electric Vehicles, Conference and Internship Opportunities!
Ben reviews Darrow School's efforts and video in Green Cup Challenge. Challenges other kids to think green.
Automated Dynamics of Schen., ThermoAura of Troy and Ecovative Design of Green Island Receive Awards!
Most people use more hot water than Dan, Carl and David. A lot more!
Here is an excellent book that tells "Why" and "How To" permaculture your urban lifestyle.
How might we make grain for bread without electricity? Watch this...
Here are some of the philosophies I used to help me think differently when designing our home.
Last night Randers talked of Climate Change and the next 40 years. What do you think?
Winter in the northeast is long.
Evenings are dark and cold.
It’s a good time for a story -- a story with a good plot.
Join us in (Re) Imaging what our fine city might be like in the future.
Here are some of my first impressions about the sun, comfort and energy requirements.
How we're getting Climate Change wrong - and how to fix it.
Here is a summary of our meeting and upcoming events and activities.
Now if you rent a solar PV system you can take advantage of new incentives.