Fredericksburg SHINES

Leading the Way in Sustainability

August 31, 2013
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Come Along for the Tour!

Fredericksburg SHINES, a local organization dedicated to educating the public about sustainable living, will host a Fredericksburg fall tour of homes to spotlight local examples of sustainable-living practices. Nine homes are on the tour which will be Saturday, Sept. 14, … Continue reading

June 1, 2012
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How Can My Business Reduce Waste? – Part IV

In my role as a sustainability consultant I show businesses how even minor business policy changes can result in significant benefits to the environment and to improvements in the workplace.   The four sustainability areas I focus on are:   energy, water, … Continue reading

March 23, 2012
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Reflections of an Environmentalist – Part V

I was greatly inspired by reading reflections from Dayna Mosier, a fellow environmentalist and now a LEED Green Associate, living in Austin, Texas, who just happens to be my younger sister. With her permission, I’m adapting her essay, penned during … Continue reading

March 9, 2012
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Reflections of an Environmentalist-Part IV

I was greatly inspired by reading reflections from Dayna Mosier, a fellow environmentalist and now a LEED Green Associate, living in Austin, Texas, who just happens to be my younger sister. With her permission, I’m adapting her essay into a … Continue reading

February 24, 2012
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Reflections of an Environmentalist – Part III

I was greatly inspired by reading reflections from Dayna Mosier, a fellow environmentalist and now a LEED Green Associate, living in Austin, Texas, who just happens to be my younger sister. With her permission, I’m adapting her essay into a … Continue reading

June 11, 2010
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Building the Ultimate Green Home!

David and Teresa Fransik, green builders with Sierra Homes, will be talking about their recent LEED Platinum local home project.   For this project, the Fransiks received the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)’s 2010 EnergyValue Housing Award (EVHA), the nation’s … Continue reading

May 28, 2010
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Want to Come to our Star Party?

I always welcome  the opportunity to collaborate with like-minded people and organizations whenever circumstances allow.    Next week I have such an opportunity and have  including details about this occasion from the press release distributed by Christy Muse, executive director of Hill Country Alliance: … Continue reading