Two Juneau Home Sees Lower Heating Bills / Slash CO2 Emissions


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

How Do Carbon Offsets Work?


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?

Another 12,000 Pounds Eliminated!


The Juneau Carbon Offset Fund is thrilled to announce the completion of it’s 10th heat pump installation! The heat pump installed at Janarose Odenheimer’s home in the valley will eliminate the production at least 12,000 pounds of annual carbon dioxide! This installation is the 10th for Renewable Juneau’s Carbon Offset Fund. With each of these … Continue reading Another 12,000 Pounds Eliminated!

IS CELEBRATING ITS FIRST BIRTHDAY!


One year ago, on June 28, 2019, local non-profit Renewable Juneau launched the Juneau Carbon Offset Fund (JCOF). The goal of the fund was to convert fossil fuel heating systems to renewable energy powered air source heat pumps in the homes of lower income families. Community and business support for the effort has been outstanding. … Continue reading IS CELEBRATING ITS FIRST BIRTHDAY!

2nd Juneau Indian Village Carbon Offset Project Completed!


Ray Lindoff, resident of the Juneau Indian village off of Willoughby Avenue, is the proud owner of a new Daiken Aurora air source heat pump! Ray is the second home owner in the village to qualify and receive a Juneau Carbon Offset Fund, oil-eliminating, home-heating heat pump. Ray’s installation is the Fund’s 7th over the … Continue reading 2nd Juneau Indian Village Carbon Offset Project Completed!

Mother’s Day, Glacier Glass, and Carbon Offsetting


Nell McConahey, Juneau artist and owner of Spiral Studio, has created a beautiful, handmade glass ‘glacier suncatcher’ to support the work of Renewable Juneau and the goals of the Juneau Carbon Offset Fund! Two thirds of the purchase price will directly fund our carbon reduction projects and one third will cover Nell’s material and labor … Continue reading Mother’s Day, Glacier Glass, and Carbon Offsetting