green living: Green Building: Fact vs Fiction - 09/04/08 03:49 AM
As more attention is focused on green building, especially in Jackson Hole, some people still seem to be stuck on the misconceptions of the past. For instance, green building is not always an expensive undertaking. This myth has persevered because more high-end projects tend to get builders' attention. The truth is that there are many ways to utilize green building inexpensively by reducting waste, selecting the correct size for the structure's function and so much more. Another myth is that the products used in green building don't work as well as traditional building supplies. The low-flow toilet still gets a bad … (2 comments)

green living: Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Goes Green! - 06/04/08 04:20 AM
The largest consumer of energy in Jackson Hole, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, has committed to offsetting their energy use with renewable energy: geothermal energy, small hydro, biomass and wind.  Jackson Hole Mountain Resort (JHMR) uses approximately 9,000,000 kwh per year.  Through a program with Renewable Choice Energy, JHMR will be able to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 37.5 million pounds.  To put this in perspective, this would be the same as taking over 3800 cars off the road or planting almost 5300 acres of fully matured trees.  Additionally, JHMR has been fully certified as a third party ISO "green" company.  This makes it one … (2 comments)


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