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January 11 – Hidden Science of the Lehigh Valley

A FREE public interactive event presented by Lehigh Valley Sierra Club and Lehigh Valley 4 All. Thu. Jan. 11, 2018 – 6:30 pm at Bethlehem’s Charles Brown Ice House, Main and River Sts. Join us for a family night of science showcase that specializes in the local Lehigh Valley Area. The night will include a set of tables each with […]

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LVSN on RCN – May 28, 30 and June 1

Join RCN host Dan Mowdy and LVSN Board members Andrea Wittchen, Marie North and Becky Bradley, intern Madeleine Weko and MAREA President Dr. Vera Cole for an introduction to the Lehigh Valley Sustainability Network. Thirty minutes of lively discussion about sustainability in the Lehigh Valley and how the LVSN connects the sustainability community. The program airs Sunday, May 28 at […]

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Clean Jobs PA Forum & Reception – The Latest on the Clean Energy Market in PA

Thursday, February 23, 2017 3:00 PM to 6:30PM Hamilton Kitchen & Bar, 645 W. Hamilton Street, Allentown, PA   Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) invites you to attend the Clean Jobs PA Forum & Reception. We are excited to highlight our Clean Jobs PA report about thousands of clean energy jobs in Pennsylvania, and the Clean Jobs PA Mapping Project that illustrates […]

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Alternative Energy

Alternative energy is energy derived from nontraditional sources, such as compressed natural gas, solar, hydroelectric, hydrokinetic, geothermal, wind, and nuclear, that does not rely on the combustion of fossil fuels like coal and oil, and therefore emits little to no greenhouse gases. These alternative energy sources can drastically reduce the amount of carbon dioxide and other green house gases entering […]

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Passive Solar Energy

Through sustainable home design, passive solar energy systems can take advantage of natural energy characteristics and can efficiently heat and cool living spaces with minimal or no reliance on traditional heating and cooling systems. Some elements of passive solar design include optimally placed operable windows, thermal mass, (building material that stores heat to reduce temperature fluctuations) and thermal chimneys (which […]

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Renewable Energy

Renewable energy is a type of energy resource that is derived from resources that can be naturally replenished within a human lifetime. Examples include solar energy, wind energy, biofuel, geothermal energy, hydroelectric power, hydrokinetic power, nuclear power and passive solar energy. Learn More Renewable Energy Technology Basics – US Department of Energy 2013 Renewable Energy Databook – US Department of […]

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