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Holistic Ranch Management

 Interested in understanding and learning about holistic ranch management? The Ranch your Texas Organic Home is on should be managed holistically. Don’t know anything about Holistic Ranch Management? Don’t worry- many classes are being held in October 2009 right here in Texas & neighboring state Oklahoma. Register for classes on Mob Grazing and Holistic Ranch […] Continue reading →

Net Zero: What Does That Term Mean?

 Sometimes new green jargon is a lot for the newly green to feel comfortable with. Net zero is a term with many definitions but all run in a similar vein. In a nutshell, net zero means no overall energy consumption or “net zero” and zero annual carbon emissions. In other words, even though some energy is used, the energy is from renewable energy sources and no energy is purchased from the grid or external energy producers because the home produces as much energy as it consumes. Continue reading →

Living Green in Austin

 I just saw a new presentation about the new City of Austin Ordinance requiring energy audits. Today’s presenter was Living Green, an energy audit and home energy conservation company in Austin, Texas. Now, since June 1st, 2009, any home sold in Austin, Texas that uses Austin Energy is required to have an Energy Audit. Living Green […] Continue reading →