NBI offsets staff airline mileage by reducing carbon emissions from a Juneau valley home! Portland, Oregon’s NBI recently teamed up with the Juneau Carbon Offset Fund as to counter carbon impacts created from work travel by their project staff. NBI’s choice of a JCOF carbon-reducing project helped to make the Crowley family home in the … Continue reading New Buildings Institute Chooses JCOF!
35, 36, 37…JCOF Heat Pumps Eliminating More Oil Use!
Three more Juneau Carbon Offset Fund lower income family home heat pump installations are eliminating oil use! The latest batch of JCOF heat pumps is eliminating oil at a valley home near the airport, a valley home near Rotary Park, and our third trailer home in the Thunder Mountain Park. Roughly 1200 annual gallons of … Continue reading 35, 36, 37…JCOF Heat Pumps Eliminating More Oil Use!
What’s Your ‘Local’ Superpower?
Climate change, global warming, superstorms, rising sea levels, burning forests, human migration…they all add up to a daunting sense of oppression, doom and gloom, and hopelessness. With such massive problems seemingly all around us, many struggle to know how to proceed, how to make a positive change, and how to engage. Following is one individual’s … Continue reading What’s Your ‘Local’ Superpower?
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Yep. It’s on. The word is out. Heat pumps are ‘in’ and everybody wants one! Our efforts are paying off and less and less do we hear, ‘What’s a heat pump?’ More and more we hear, ‘What heat pump does my home need? What programs, incentives, and credits are available to help me get there? … Continue reading 32, 33, 34…
Above and Beyond Alaska – A Juneau Climate Action Leader
Above and Beyond Alaska has taken the lead as Juneau’s tourism climate action champion. This summer, leading Juneau tour company Above and Beyond Alaska, took direct action in support of the Juneau community, reducing greenhouse gases and helping meet the city’s climate and energy goal of reducing emissions by 80% by 2045. Founders Becky and Sean Janes and their company selected Renewable … Continue reading Above and Beyond Alaska – A Juneau Climate Action Leader
Help with Certification of JCOF: Comment Period Open through December 1!
Here’s your opportunity to strengthen the Juneau Carbon Offset Fund! A couple of minutes of your time to submit a short comment may help to bring JCOF international recognition and greater business involvement. One step at a time. That’s been our mantra here at Renewable Juneau as we continue to leap hurdles in pursuit of … Continue reading Help with Certification of JCOF: Comment Period Open through December 1!
It’s All About the Flow!
Air flow, that is. Air flow from the indoor portion, the air handler, of an air source heat pump. The ability of a heat pump to move heat not only into your home, but all around the inside of your home, is truly miraculous. I’m quickly losing track of the number of times that I’ve … Continue reading It’s All About the Flow!
29 Families Served!
The Juneau Carbon Offset Fund has just completed its 29th lower-income heat pump installation! An average of 500 gallons of heating oil is eliminated from a home with the addition of a heat pump bringing the Fund’s average annual oil elimination to 14,500 gallons! This home was far thirstier than the norm, swallowing a massive … Continue reading 29 Families Served!
2350 Gallons Eliminated and $6000 Saved Annually
Four new families served! Four additional Juneau households are the latest recipients of Renewable Juneau’s Carbon Offset Fund air source heat pumps. In total, these four families will no longer need an annual volume of 2350 gallons of diesel heating fuel and combined should realize a combined home heating cost savings of over $6000. Yearly! … Continue reading 2350 Gallons Eliminated and $6000 Saved Annually
Coeur Alaska – Juneau Carbon Offset Fund Partnership Enters 2nd Year
The Renewable Juneau board of directors is thrilled to announce that Coeur Alaska has re-upped its carbon offset commitment for 2022! Coeur Alaska paid Renewable Juneau’s Carbon Offset Fund (JCOF) $50,000 to offset diesel emissions from both its crew transport vessel as well as some of the facility’s numerous on-site pickup trucks. Coeur Alaska’s 2022 … Continue reading Coeur Alaska – Juneau Carbon Offset Fund Partnership Enters 2nd Year