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
The Renewable Juneau board is thrilled to announce that Coeur Alaska has committed $52,000 to support our Juneau Carbon Offset Fund (JCOF). Coeur Alaska’s donation is a two-part commitment. $35,000 will offset marine vessel crew transportation emissions and support Juneau lower income families’ transitions to efficient hydro-powered air source heat pump home heating systems. An … Continue reading Coeur Alaska Partners with Renewable Juneau to Support the Juneau Carbon Offset Fund
Alaska’s Tidelines Institute has recruited the Juneau Carbon Offset Fund to provide carbon-reducing services and an educational opportunity for two of its 2021 summer course offerings. Tidelines Institute is dedicated to education, research, and community. In its field-based courses, students undertake wilderness exploration, subsistence living, and a rigorous scientific curriculum and research, honing tangible scientific … Continue reading JCOF Recruited by Tidelines Institute
JCOF partners with THRHA to make home safer, slash heating bills, eliminate emissions Twenty homes, twenty heat pumps, 23 months. These numbers bring smiles to the faces of all those who have been involved with the Juneau Carbon Offset Fund, including the families receiving the heat pumps! The success to date of JCOF and its … Continue reading Partnership
…is the weight of about 134 super cute baby elephants. These goofy-looking, yet adorable African critters are born at about 200 pounds each. So, if you had a room full of 134 of these cuties, the built-in scale in the floor would read 26,880 pounds, or, pretty close to it. This weight is equivalent to … Continue reading 26,880 Pounds…
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!