The 16th and 17th Juneau lower-income families have jumped the Juneau Carbon Offset Fund (JCOF) hurdles and are now enjoying the clean, dry, inexpensive, and carbon-free heat of their new Daikin heat pumps! The heat pumps in these two homes will eliminate the need for roughly 900 gallons of diesel fuel annually, roughly 20 barrels … Continue reading Two Juneau Home Sees Lower Heating Bills / Slash CO2 Emissions
Marc Wheeler and Jessica Paris’ Coppa Cafe in downtown Juneau is the newest business to partner with the Juneau Carbon Offset Fund! While sustainability lies at the core of all the takes place at Coppa, Marc and Jessica realize that the full elimination of a carbon footprint is extremely challenging. This is especially true here … Continue reading Coppa Joins JCOF and Embraces Local Solutions
Renewable Juneau is proud to announce that the 15th heat pump from our Juneau Carbon Offset Fund (JCOF) is, as our primary installer likes to say, “pumping heat!” The Davis family of the Thunder Mountain trailer park is the second trailer in the park to benefit from the hundreds of individuals who have purchased carbon … Continue reading #15 Pumping Heat!
The Juneau Carbon Offset Fund (JCOF) announces our 14th lower income family home heat pump installation – just in time for the holiday season – again, right on the heels of installation #13! Shortly after the heat pump started moving heat from the outdoors to the inside of the house, I received an excited email … Continue reading Just in time for the Holidays #2!
The Juneau Carbon Offset Fund (JCOF) announces our 13th lower income family home heat pump installation – just in time for the holiday season! “Merry Chrismas to us,” Ella happily stated as the first heat poured from the heat pump’s indoor air handler! Ella and her two boys will now be able to enjoy ‘heating … Continue reading Just in time for the Holidays!
THANK YOU to everyone who has believed in and supported Renewable Juneau and our Carbon Offset Fund! We are truly a grassroots, people-driven, non-profit organization relying almost entirely on donations and carbon offset purchases to do the work that we do. Can we count on your support this Giving Tuesday as we prepare to embark … Continue reading
The Juneau Carbon Offset Fund has qualified for the Fred Meyer Community Rewards Program! Every grocery purchase you make can send much-needed funding to Renewable Juneau’s emissions slashing and lower-income, home-heating program – the Juneau Carbon Offset Fund! It’s easy! All you need are two things: 1. Be a Fred Meyer rewards member. (Or, create … Continue reading WIN-WIN! Fred Meyer will give us $$!
The Juneau Carbon Offset Fund offers you this beautiful holiday gift idea! Nell McConahey, Juneau artist and owner of Spiral Studio, has created beautiful, handmade ‘mountain and iceberg suncatchers’ to support the emissions-reducing work of Renewable Juneau’s Carbon Offset Fund! These little glass beauties are wonderful in a window, hanging on your holiday tree, or … Continue reading Holiday Gifting and Carbon Offsetting
Even though carbon offsetting has become fairly commonplace as a carbon footprint shrinking tool, many would-be offsetters still have lingering questions. In her great encapsulation of offsetting in the Washington Post, Sarah Kaplan distills the valuable practice and makes it accessible. Without systemic changes in the way society functions — an electric grid powered completely … Continue reading How Do Carbon Offsets Work?
Renewable Juneau’s Carbon Offset Fund (JCOF) completed carbon elimination heat pump installations 11 and 12 last week! Each of these two homes will avoid burning nearly 500 gallons of home heating fuel, adding 11 tons of eliminated carbon to JCOF’s 68 annual ton total. Install #11 The home of the Little family, in the Thunder … Continue reading 12 Homes: $$ Saved, Carbon Eliminated