Category Archives: Renewable

Arizona Proposition 127-which Special Interest Group can you believe?

So, as I sit and watch television I am confused by the numerous political ads both for and against Prop 127. So I decided to review the information on both groups funding those ads. What is Prop 127? The Prop … Continue reading

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Adaptation – Volume 5 – Thrift Stores and Why Reuseables are better!

One of the great mysteries of life is…How many THINGS do we need? The act of buying new items to wear, to furnish your house, to buy toys or just to get something different,  has always been an interesting phenomena … Continue reading

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Bamboo – The Miracle Grass!

One of the largest members of the Grass Family – Bamboo (Bambuseae spps) grows like a weed and has many different uses! My neighbor Vee was in front of my house the other night when we came back from having … Continue reading

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Green Hogan in Northern Arizona!

Recently I was working out of Page, Arizona when I noticed this headline in the Lake Powell (Page) Chronicle! Hogan’s Heroes – PHS Students “green” building up for award…. Hogan’s Heroes (get it?) was a nice introduction to this article.  … Continue reading

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Geothermal Heat Pumps – Are they Better than Solar?

Sorry to say but Solar Rebates in Arizona have been reduced by the Arizona Public Service Company! APS in trying to meet their quota for the use of solar energy in the state at one time offered $1.00/watt.  While I … Continue reading

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Renewable Vs Non-Renewable Resources – Basic Science

Scientists and Economists talk about these two topics all the time! They are two basic terms that we learn in most science classes. We need to think about them a little harder. The great question in the world is do … Continue reading

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