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Long Island has a chance to become a leader in the green economy,
alternative energy could generate many high-paying local jobs.

There is a need to Improve the Energy Efficiency of Long Island Homes and enhance the Economic Conditions for Long Island Homeowners. We can create better environmental Conditions on Long Island. Reducing the amount of lawn chemicals Long Island uses is of top priority. It's time to educate consumers in “green” issues and professionals in “green” technologies.

Solar Energy on Long Island

Solar Powered Savings for Long Island Home Owners and Business

As utility rates continue to rise every yearso will your savingsresulting in thousands in savings over the lifetime of your system.

SolarCity will sell you a solar power system, but the heart of its business model is to put a system on your roof (or the roof of your business), then sell you the electricity either through a lease or power-purchase agreement which it can typically do at a price solidly under your local utilitys retail rates.

"In SolarCity's innovative financing model, the company covers installation and maintenance of the system over the life of the lease. You can prepay, or pay nothing upfront after which you make monthly solar lease payments." Learn more about Solar Energy >>>

Long Island Solar Forum - Renewable Energy Long Island promoting clean, sustainable energy use and generation for Long Island homes and business is now a must. We need to get the word out to the public.

The reason for building greener homes is really quite important. We need to live more lightly on the earth, because the degradation of our environment is compromising not only our survival, but the survival of most other living beings on the planet. We can no longer ignore the impact we have on the earth's ecosystems. The way we live, the choices we make in providing for our needs, will have an enormous influence on the quality of life of those who will follow us. Now is the time to take responsibility for the consequences of our life styles! - www.greenhomebuilding.com

Corporate Sustainability - Creating plans and solutions for companies on how to sustainably conduct their business. Environmental, Social and Economic benefits are the focuses for the development of sustainability plans. With the onset of climate change and diminishing resources, having a plan on how your business will proceed forward with a minimal environmental footprint while benefiting the community will be what separates the companies that remain economically sustainable."

www.licares.org - The Mission of Long Island Cares is to bring together all available resources for the benefit of the hungry on Long Island. Long Island Cares provides emergency food where and when it is needed, sponsors programs that help families achieve self-sufficiency, and educates the general public about the causes and consequences of hunger on Long Island.

Long Island Cares relies on the generosity and strong support of the individuals, corporations, and foundations that make up our community. They are deeply grateful to the many who join with us and support our commitment to strengthen and secure the future of our community by providing a healthier and more meaningful life to those among us in need.


Green Home For Sale in The Rocky Mountains of Colorado

Grand County Co. provides some of the best mountain biking opportunities in Colorado. Winter Park alone boasts over 600 miles of marked, mapped and user-friendly trails.The Area has been nicknamed the “Mountain Bike Capital, USA.”From high mountain peaks to beautiful river valleys, single tracks to back country roads, there are opportunities for all ages and skill levels.

This Tabernash house has five bedrooms and three bathrooms. It sleeps up to twenty people. Surrounded by huge evergreens and diverse wildlife, this healthy habitat has gorgeous views.

Located 7 miles north of Winter Park, 7 miles south of Lake Granby, and right across from Pole Creek Golf Course. Available for long or short term rentals.

Great fishing streams - Beautiful Lakes - Relaxing Hot Springs
Fresh Air and NO Times Square.

Built "Green" in 2004 with 5 bed, 3 bath, 2 kitchens, loft, deck, gas fireplace, radiant floor heat, laundry room with W/D, 2 car garage and a 600 sq ft bonus room (unfinished) over the garage. Sits on 3.25 acres on well maintained county road off of Route 40. Ideally located across from Pole Creek Golf Course, halfway between Winter Park and Sol Vista Ski Mountains. Stunning views of the Continental Divide and Winter Park ski slopes. Perfect house for outdoor enthusiasts

The house is also wired for a Photovoltaic system and plumbed for a Solarthermal system. The Solarthermal system comes with the house.

This house is a Mark Fitzgerald Green Home Design who was responsible for the research and development of the standard for excellence (NABCEP & ISPQ) used in today"s sustainable energy industry.



The Late Mark C. Fitzgerald death on June 16, 2005 - Mark Charles Fitzgerald. Founder, President, and Executive Director of the Institute for Sustainable Power (ISP), age 49, of Highlands Ranch, CO, former Illinois resident.

Contact cynfitz@comcast.net

Mark C. Fitzgerald was executive director of the Institute for Sustainable Power, Inc. (ISP), a nonprofit organization in Highlands Ranch that develops and implements global training accreditation and practitioner certification standards for renewable energy professionals. ISP is currently active in developing accreditation and certification frameworks in 12 countries and several American Indian Nations.

Fitzgerald was the founding publisher and editor of PV International magazine and served as executive director of the PV Information and Education Association in the 1980s. He worked for several solar energy companies and government agencies that are active in energy, including the U.S. National Center for Appropriate Technology in Butte, Montana, and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden.

Fitzgerald was the U.S. representative to the International Energy Agency’s Photovoltaic Power Systems Task 9 Expert Working Group on Photovoltaics in Developing Countries. He served on the ANSI review committee for the ISO/IEC-17024 Standard for Accrediting. And he served on the advisory board of the American Solar Energy Society’s Solar Today magazine. He was also the author of more than 25 articles for both technical and popular publications.

Fitzgerald received an undergraduate degree in biology from the University of Arizona, Tucson; a Master of Arts Degree in Energy and Environmental Planning from Governors State University in Illinois; and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Planning and Design from the University of Colorado. Over the years, Mark pursued a hobby in compiling hundreds of hours of interviews of solar pioneers. This footage is being compiled into a video presentation on solar pioneers in August at the 2005 Solar World Congress in Orlando, Florida.

The house is so energy efficient that it won an award from the Colorado Renewable Energy Society (CRES). The highest heating bill has been $125.

Asking Price: $750,000. Will consider Fractional Ownership
Taxes: $2,600
Square Feet: 4,600
Annual Electric Cost: $720
Annual Gas Heating Cost: $735
Bedrooms: 5+
Bathrooms: 3+
Full Kitchens: 2
Total Lot size: 3.25 South Facing
Year Built: 2004
Neighborhood: Rural, Mountain
Location: Across from Pole Creek Golf Course, 5 miles from Winter Park Ski Mountain, 2 miles from Devils Thumb Nordic Ski Park, 8 miles from Lake Granby

Building Construction:

Foundation: Premier Walls (Concrete with Foam Insulation attached to outside and inside of concrete)
Walls: 8 inch thick Structured Insulation Panels ( 6.5 inches of Foam Insulation sandwiched between 2 wood panels)
Ceiling: 12 inch thick Structured Insulation Panels
Heating System: Radiant Heat, Gas Fireplace, Passive Solar
Ventilation System: HVAC Circulating
Windows/Doors: Pella Triple Pane Low E
Electrical: Grid Tied, wired for Photovoltaic
Plumbing: Septic Tank, Well, plumbed for Solar Thermal (Solar Thermal system comes with house)

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