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Green building: Building healthy, happy, resilient communities


March 29, 2021

Why should we build green? Well, green buildings not only have a lower impact on the environment and your wallet, but they also keep occupants healthier and happier. Sarasota County sees building green as one of the many important pieces toward ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Home Management, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Architecture, Biophilic, Build, Building, Built, Climate, County, Design, Efficiency, Energy, Environment, Globes, Green, Happiness, Health, LEED, Nature, Pgm_Sustain, Resiliency, Solar, Sustainability, Sustainable

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

Watch now: DIY Energy and Water Audit Kit demo video


June 10, 2020

Interested in learning how you can save energy, water, and money at home? Our Do-It-Yourself Audit Kit can help. Do-It-Yourself Energy and Water Audit Kit The Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Energy and Water Audit Kit is available for checkout through ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Home Management, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Athome, Audit, Conservation, Conserve, Demo, DIY, Efficiency, Energy, Kit, Library, Money, Pgm_Sustain, Project, Save, Sustainability, Upgrade, Video, Water

Local nonprofits receive $161k in grant funds for facility upgrades


June 2, 2020

In April, 10 Sarasota County nonprofits were awarded $161,379 in grant funding through the Partners for Green Places program. The funds will be used for energy and water efficiency upgrades at their facilities. Partners for Green Places Partners ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Home Management, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Audit, BecomeAPartner, BecomeTheChange, Conservation, DriveTheMovement, Efficiency, Energy, Grant, Nonprofit, P4GP, PartneringForAGreenerFuture, PartnersforGreenPlaces, Pgm_Sustain, PGP, PGPMovement, PGPSarasota, Upgrade, Water

Become an Energy Coach volunteer this fall


April 17, 2020

Are you interested in learning energy and water saving techniques and helping low-income residents in Sarasota County? If you have interest in sustainability and helping our community and planet be a better place to live, we invite you to enroll ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Conservation, Home Management, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Work & Life
Tags: Building, Community, Conserve, Earth, Earthday, Efficiency, Energy, Energycoach, Equity, Green, Health, Home, Money, Pgm_Sustain, Save, Solar, Sustainability, Training, Upgrade, Volunteer, Water

FAQ: Solar photovoltaic technology


February 28, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions about Solar PV By SOPHIA MOUNDOUS Sustainability Assistant, UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County This Solar PV FAQ was written for those interested in understanding the basics of solar PV technology, investing in ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Work & Life
Tags: Conservation, Efficiency, Energy, Environment, Faq, Pgm_Sustain, PV, Renewable, Residential, Solar, Sustainability

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