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Greenhouses Save Energy

Attach a greenhouse to the south face of a building north of the 45th parallel and you will save heating costs while providing a good place to grow your own food. This simple step will save vast amounts of energy.

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Reform the Uniform Building Code

The Uniform Building Code does help assure that housing that is built is relatively safe. At the same time it keeps existing technologies and the suppliers of those technologies in business. The Code should be reformed to encourage the use of innovative energy efficient technologies. There is no reason buildings should serve less than 500 years. Some goals: The shell should use a maximum of local, abundant, surplus or ...more »

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Diverse Ldrs/Citizens Address Pivotal Issues & Co-Create Sustainable Solutions thru Orbits of Influence Global Social Innovation

WHY IS THIS IDEA IMPORTANT? ORBITS OF INFLUENCE Social Innovation Initiative was designed to provide a co-creative space and proven master process through which diverse leaders may come together in dialogue to address and co-create sustainable solutions for the pivotal issues and ideas of our lives, work and world. Using this model for public/civic dialogue, we have successfully addressed - and generated co-created ...more »

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Diverse Ldrs/Citizens Address Pivotal Issues & Co-Create Sustainable Solutions thru Orbits of Influence Global Social Innovation

WHY IS THIS IDEA IMPORTANT? ORBITS OF INFLUENCE Social Innovation Initiative was designed to provide a co-creative space and proven master process through which diverse leaders may come together in dialogue to address and co-create sustainable solutions for the pivotal issues and ideas of our lives, work and world. Using this model for public/civic dialogue, we have successfully addressed - and generated co-created ...more »

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