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Tesla Solar Roof for Sale Now

 Tesla Inc. is now accepting orders for its highly anticipated and aesthetically pleasing solar powered, electricity-generating roofs. The roofs are a mix of generating and non-generating solar tiles to maximize the cost efficiency each roof but both tiles look the same. The tiles are made to create an optical illusion. From street level, they appear […] Continue reading →

Dark Sky

 When city dwellers look up at the night sky, a few stars might be visible. What if you could see billions? Your eyes would just trail on forever without resetting. Is this even possible? With the right lighting you will be amazed just how far your vision can take you. During the day, we can […] Continue reading →

Renewable Energy Roundup Coming Soon

 The annual Renewable Energy Roundup and Green Living Fair is coming up. Put on by the Texas Solar Energy Society, the Fair is now in it’s 11th year and coming to historic Fredericksburg, Texas September 24th through September 26th, 2010. I go every year and am never there enough time. There is always so much to see, do and learn for people of all ages. Children 12 and under are FREE. Tickets are $10.00 to $12.00 and available at the gate. There are so many booths set up to learn about so much. Continue reading →

Austin Texas Hybrid Cars

   You see a lot of hybrid cars around the Austin, Texas and Leander, Texas area. I myself drive a recycled Toyota Prius. Occasionally you see an old Honda Insight which rendered significantly better gas mileage than the new Insights. The Union of Concerned Scientists or UCS has a Hybrid Scorecard in which the Toyota Prius […] Continue reading →

Greenbuilding Tour at Southwestern University Georgetown, Texas

 Friday, March 12th, 2010 from 4:30 to 6:30pm there will be a tour of GREEN buildings at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas. The Double LEED® Building Tour Higher Education Institution Facilities is being held by the Central Texas Balcones Chapter of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC-CTB). The Admissions Center building is LEED-NC Gold Certified and the Center for Lifelong Learning is LEED-NC Silver Registered. Continue reading →