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2022 Energy Sweep kickoff: bringing efficiency and equity to Sarasota Housing Authority


March 15, 2022

This March, Sarasota County Sustainability staff and Energy Coach Volunteers partnered with the Sarasota Housing Authority (SHA) to install energy and water efficiency devices in low-income housing authority units. During the sweeps, Energy ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Conservation, Money Matters, Natural Resources
Tags: Conservation, Energy, Equity, Low Income, Pgm_Sustain, Saving, Water

Sarasota County Sustainability: 2020 Year in Review


January 29, 2021

2020 brought us the challenge of finding new ways to come together and bring sustainability to our community. We took some time to reflect on the past year and highlight positive outcomes and successes, despite a year full of challenge and adversity. ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, Natural Resources, Work & Life
Tags: 2020, 2021, Accomplishments, Award, Efficiency, Energy, Event, Goals, Grant, Newyear, Pgm_Sustain, Review, SCW, Success, Sustainability, Upgrade, Virtual, Water

Get to know biofuels


October 8, 2020

For over 100 years, burning fossil fuels has generated most of the energy required to propel our cars, power our businesses, and keep the lights on in our homes. Almost all (95%) of the world's transportation energy comes from petroleum-based ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Crops, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Ann Wilkie, Biofuel, Energy, Ethanol, Fossil Fuels, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil And Water Sciences Department

Celebrating 50 Years of Earth Day – Energy Efficiency


April 21, 2020

Co-authors: Holly Abeels, Alicia Betancourt, and Dr. Ashley Smyth April 22, 2020 is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. The theme for this year’s Earth Day is “climate action”. Climate change is the biggest challenge the world faces ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Climate Action, Climate Change, Earth Day, Earth Day 2020, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Environment, Sustainability

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