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
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!
Another valley family has their heat pump on and their oil boiler off! Finally! This Juneau Carbon Offset Fund project has taken a very long time and today, it’s pretty much complete! Juneau’s contractors, on all fronts, have been tremendously backlogged over the past year or more. Work delays have become commonplace and months can … Continue reading Saving $$$, Eliminating Carbon
Coffee. One of the highlights of my day. 5:30 a.m. and again around 2 p.m. Nothing better. Well, maybe a few things come close, but that’s subject to debate. I like my coffee strong, flavorful, stand-a-spoon-in-it thick. With a bit of half-n-half. My go-to bean for years, maybe going on twenty years, is what Sentinel … Continue reading Local Coffee Gives JCOF a Boost!
The Juneau Carbon Offset Fund has wrapped up its 2nd full year of very successful operations. Since mid-2019, Renewable Juneau’s offset fund has been helping lower income families not only save on heating bills, but reduce the size of their individual carbon footprints. Revenue raised through web store offset sales, donations, and grants has now … Continue reading 2021 JCOF ‘Carbon Elimination’ Report
Renewable Juneau’s Juneau Carbon Offset Fund (JCOF) is excited to announce a trio of diesel-eliminating heat pump installations! Long in the works, these three projects will remove roughly 1300 gallons of home heating diesel from Juneau’s shrinking annual fossil fuel budget. The grand total of JCOF’s 24 income-qualified home heat pump installations now aims at … Continue reading Carbon Reducing Hat Trick!
Ken and Carrie Lea and their two teens are the newest happy owners of the Juneau Carbon Offset Fund’s (JCOF) 21st carbon-reducing and money saving air source heat pump. It’s been less than a month since Coeur Alaska’s Kensington Mine paid for $35,000 in marine diesel offsets for their 2021 staff transportation. The Lea’s are … Continue reading One Heat Pump At a Time
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
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
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