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

WIN-WIN! Fred Meyer will give us $$!


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 $$!

Holiday Gifting and Carbon Offsetting


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

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?

12 Homes: $$ Saved, Carbon Eliminated


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

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!