Interested in energy and sustainability? Report on school events, analyze and comment on the issues.
Trees don't get the credit they deserve. See what Saratoga is doing to change that!
When the seasons change, it is good to change your diet.
Thinking about your entrance has as much to do with comfort and convenience as energy.
Big utilities versus micro grid. Carter shares his perspective - "...we need to imagine better!"
Manufacture, installation, maintenance and decommissioning are small fraction of energy produced.
The taste of Spring and the promise of Summer! Come garden with me...
Ben discusses last week's Darrow School Sustainability Symposium and his efforts to sustain sustainability.
Government Watchdog and Environmental Groups Join Call to Scrap the Supplemental Generic Environmental Impact Statement (SGEIS)
New York State, Golub Corporation Announce Installation of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations At Niskayuna Price Chopper
Bruce Brownell Honored with Passive Pioneer Award by ASES.
How to get fulfilling foods, proteins, and complex carbohydrates in the spring, when those soups and stews stop being appealing
April is the month of optimism. So many happy beginnings in the garden in the spring.
Here is a solar concept that improves comfort and reduces cost!
Natalie shares the message of Jeff Dayette who spoke at TEC-SMART recently.
After shape, we were able to locate our spaces, always keeping the sun in mind!
External costs of fossil fuels are ingnored in current pricing, but a carbon price, tax or fee would change that, at last!
Randy Simon wades through recent events and provides his balanced, scientific, and practical interpretation of our situation.
John Howe, author of "The End of Fossil Fuels' provides a draft of Chapter 3 of his next book, "What's Next"
Transition Schenectady next meeting Thursday, March 28th at Clinton Street Public Library.
Kevin offers insight into winter driving, question about range, expectations, charging and cool things.
Garden fresh is just around the corner. Here are some ideas to hold off those cravings...
The first concept I considered was the overall shape and how that effected heat loss.
March is a month of challenges -- the biggest is patience
Sandy Steubing, local resilience advocate and member of Transition Albany, speaks to groups
A Capital District Clean Communities Coalition Update: Electric Vehicles, Conference and Internship Opportunities!
Ben reviews Darrow School's efforts and video in Green Cup Challenge. Challenges other kids to think green.
Automated Dynamics of Schen., ThermoAura of Troy and Ecovative Design of Green Island Receive Awards!
Most people use more hot water than Dan, Carl and David. A lot more!
Here is an excellent book that tells "Why" and "How To" permaculture your urban lifestyle.
How might we make grain for bread without electricity? Watch this...
Here are some of the philosophies I used to help me think differently when designing our home.
Last night Randers talked of Climate Change and the next 40 years. What do you think?
Winter in the northeast is long.
Evenings are dark and cold.
It’s a good time for a story -- a story with a good plot.
Join us in (Re) Imaging what our fine city might be like in the future.
Here are some of my first impressions about the sun, comfort and energy requirements.
How we're getting Climate Change wrong - and how to fix it.
Here is a summary of our meeting and upcoming events and activities.
Now if you rent a solar PV system you can take advantage of new incentives.
From seed to soil, from now through next winter, you can join in Nature’s process
Save Energy While Enjoying the Big Game on an Energy-Efficient Flat-Screen TV
Ideas to Reduce Your Fossil Fuel Use for Food and also Save Money and Improve Your Health!
If you can't measure it, you can't improve it. What if you have no idea?
Local Transition groups met to share ideas and report progress. Transition TV is coming soon...
Dave shares his perspective on Renewable Energy and living on an energy budget.
Here is an easy to access summary page of Dave's entire presentation.
School Energy & Environmental Reporter files his initial blog that questions our food choices and values as energy and water become more dear.
Who says vegetables can't be fun?
George Possion's presentation was excellent and is available to area groups. Here is a great summary.
GTTY – gardening through the year, start the year with a better, more sustainable resolution!
Albany County Residents - we need your support today to ban the needless use of styrofoam for take-out food!
Carl Mc Daniel provides a lot of detail on how his Positive Energy House performed over the last four years.
John Howe, author of "The End of Fossil Fuel," shares a chapter from his upcoming book subtitled, "What Next?"
Transition Albany provides overview of the transition movement as applied locally.
A new initiative in Troy, NY to learn and teach how to build homes that use less energy.
In December you are not in the garden, the garden is in you.
Save Energy and Lower Bills by Taking Small Steps with These Tips from NYSERDA
So... do you get a little
crazy this time of year?
Give yourself a bonus gift of energy savings with these holiday savings tips from NSYERDA
Keep you plate full of color in the winter for pleasure and nutrition
No fossil fuels for heat, hot water, cooking, lighting, computers or TV. Not a drop.
Holding on to the green. Welcome to my November gardens.
Come join us and vision living well with less energy in a vibrant community that cares!
George Possin, PhD, Physicist will present the science related to the oil & gas crisis and future alternatives.
Here is a safe way to seal the pesky and leaky gap around stove pipe.
Long a mainstay of fabric, the cotton industry has evolved. Take a closer look at this well regarded material.
Interested in growing our local economy? Meet and discuss these two important books.
Just because it is cold doesn't mean you can't still have fresh veggies from your garden
Come to public hearing Tuesday, Nov 5th at City Hall on Eagle St.
Brainstorming session next month on outreach and increasing community involvment.
Alternate local currencies and visioning a better future are in process. Join in the discussion.
We had another successful community work project this month. Join us for the next one!
The chill of autumn might be in the air, but not in the kitchen
A sister company to Kling Magnetics, SunDog Solar focuses on energy conservation and renewable energy. See it all at the beautiful site.
After working to make our home energy efficient and sustainable, we both started businesses in this field too.
Always a source of food and fun, recent renewable and energy conservation improvements make it greener!
Collection of triangles has solar and manufacturing advantage!
The results from energy conscious updates to an existing house (Insulation and heating system to PV).
Insulation upgrades, geothermal heat pump, low VOC paints, and many gardening projects make this house greener than ever.
Tim substitutes local fire wood, a little labor and technology for a lot of oil.
Labor of Love and Art takes old home and makes it a thing of true beauty!
John has improved his home, now he is working on the rest of the world!
You don't have to build a new house to be energy efficient. Here is what we did!
Visit us on the Solar Tour. See a green education in action.
This is a great idea and here are 20 reasons why.
Money should not be the reason you don't live your independent, sustainable life!
HVCC's TEC-SMART is leading area training for the future with courses in renewable energy.
BusPlus ridership grows 25% in first year, due to schedule, service, convenience, and more!
Channel Albany will film Transition Albany's regular monthly meeting Tuesday, Sept 18th at 7 pm. To be aired later.
Stu Besnoff of Alpine Solar opens his home and shop for the Solar Tour.
Transition Troy members launch another composting initiative
Long-time off-grid, homesteader and philosopher shares his thoughts and home on Solar Tour.
Babies, teenagers, adults, middle agers, old folks and others dead and gone. September has it all.
Former NYC couple build new home (net zero and then some) in Cambridge, NY.
This house focuses on space heating.
Not just a pretty face!!
Learn about the advantages of Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) and our local manufacturer.
Joanne and Paul Coons rebuild a local historic home into one of the most energy efficient, greenest in the country.
Volt Sales Consultant, Curt Rowell, of DePaula Chevrolet shares his insights on the new Chevy Volt.