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Features by Christina Huh

Turn on the natural air conditioning

We open the windows and the front door to let the draft into our building. It creates a perfect breeze and it's better than any air conditioning -...
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Bike to work

Good for the body, I always feel so great after a nice bike ride, it's a great way to start the day. Plus, it's one less car on the road. One less...

Use a Sky Planter

Not only will it look good in your home, but, the reservoir system feeds water gradually to the plant roots and minimizes water loss through...
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Walk!

Our Poketo studio is on the fifth floor of a building. Instead of using that elevator, we walk it. It saves energy and keeps you healthy.

Grow your own food

Dedicating and maintaining a simple garden bed is not difficult. We have a small garden and grow simple things like herbs, tomatoes, kale, arugula....

Compost!

Fruit scraps, coffee, egg shells, and anything organic can be turned to soil for your garden instead of going to the dump! Many cities subsidize...
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Switch to CF light bulbs

Invest in a few CF light bulbs or an energy-efficient refrigerator and you can easily lower your electric bills even if you sign up for wind power...
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Encourage your business, school, or community to invest in its own wind turbine

Small and community wind systems are increasing in efficiency and coming down in cost. Depending on where you live, you may be able to make your...
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Consider whether a plug-in hybrid or electric vehicle would work for your family

Many of the major car manufacturers will start selling plug-in hybrids and electric cars by the 2012 model year. Electric motors are far more...

Find out if you can sign up to power your home and business with wind

Resellers of wind power, such as Clean Currents in the Washington, D.C. area, now let you buy up to 100% of your electricity from wind farms,...
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