Melink DOE Grant

Melink Solar & Geo Awarded U.S. Department of Energy

ChuckLohre Geothermal, Melink Corporation

Grant Funds will help develop geothermal technology for energy savings CINCINNATI — Melink Solar & Geo Inc. has been awarded grant funding by the United States Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE). This funding will enable Melink to accelerate the research and development of its hybrid geothermal HVAC system, which stores energy using thermal …

Cincinnati Bell Green Energy

Cincinnati Bell Energy – 100% Green Energy Supplier

ChuckLohre Cincinnati Bell Green Energy

Cincinnati Bell Energy provides electricity and natural gas service to Duke Energy customers in the greater Cincinnati area. The first telecommunications company to also provide retail energy service, Cincinnati Bell Energy wants to become the one-stop shop for Southwestern Ohio’s energy and telecom needs. Cincinnati Bell is partnered with Viridian Energy and offers plans that are sourced from 100% clean, …

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Is LEED Dynamic Plaque Good for Green Building Marketing?

ChuckLohre LEED Dynamic Plaque

We just started our free trial of the LEED Dynamic Plaque. It all came about because there is an inexpensive VOC monitor now available, Foobot. It’s also a CO2 and particulate monitor. CO2 and VOC reporting are required for the LEED Dynamic Plaque. We’re a Beta tester for Foobot because we are a NEST Dealer. So far it has been …

Cincinnati LEED Home Reflects Growth of Northside Neighborhood

ChuckLohre Green Home Tours, LEED for Homes, Nelson-Doench Residence

  Several years back, Naomi Nelson and Lou Doench were living in a loft-style, high-ceilinged industrial loft across from Old St. Mary Church in Over-the-Rhine. And at the time, it was a perfect setup for the young couple. When they wanted to start a family, they moved north — to Northside – and into a 120-year-old home. Their new neighborhood …

Hughes Residence

ChuckLohre Hughes Residence, LEED for Homes

Feb 8, 2020, 10 am until Noon, Hughes Residence – OTR, New, gut renovation, Terry Boling designed, LEED Platinum home, in OTR. This Terry Boling designed home in Cincinnati’s OTR neighborhood has achieved LEED Platinum certification. The home was a gut renovation of an existing facade and new construction on an adjacent lot. The home features solar panels, radiant floor …

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EPA Honors L.A.’s Esperanza Asthma Program

ChuckLohre EPA

May 5, 2017 9:19:38 PM / by Chuck Lohre For Immediate Release: May 5, 2017 Media Contact: Nahal Mogharabi, [email protected], 213-244-1815 EPA Honors L.A.’s Esperanza Community Housing Corporation’s Asthma Program LOS ANGELES–The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) marked the start of Asthma Awareness Month by honoring the Esperanza Community Housing Corporation for its efforts to improve the lives of people …

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Trends That Will Define Home Design in 2020s

ChuckLohre Aquacell, Dovetail Solar and Wind, Epiphany!™ Shower System, Foobot, Go Sun Solar Stoves, Go Sun Stove, Green Home Tour, Green Home Tours, Greener Stock, Home Energy Saver, HVAC.com, Insulation, LEED for Homes, Life Without Plastic, Package Free, Recycling, Solar Panels, SolarQue, Tiny Home, Urban Farmer, Water Treatment, Zero Waste Home

Kick off the decade in style with the latest technology and other elements you may be seeing a lot more of soon Inspired by this post in Houzz Houzz”https://www.houzz.com/magazine/34-trends-that-will-define-home-design-in-2020 Sustainable features and benefits will gain more popularity in the 2020s as more realistic and meaningful design guidelines. Timeless conservation that teaches new generations recycling values and caring for fellow species. …

Aquacell Water Treatment

Rainwater, Greywater, and Blackwater Treatment Systems

ChuckLohre Phoenix Manuf., Water Treatment

Hi, my name is Ben Arnold. I work for a company called Phoenix Processing Equipment. We’ve partnered with a company called Aquacell out of Sydney, Australia. We engineer, manufacturer, install and maintain a rainwater, greywater, and blackwater systems with the intent of reuse and non-potable applications. So we custom engineered systems from very early in the design phase, all the …

Rauh House Restoration Honored with Docomomo US Award of Excellence

ChuckLohre Cincinnati Preservation Association

Thanks to the Cincinnati Preservation Association for publishing this information in an email newsletter yesterday. This home is on the South West Ohio U.S. Green Building Council Regional Chapter – Green Home tour October 8, 2016; 10 am till Noon. No charge for Region members (you can bring a guest). Non-members are asked to register and donate $15 per person at the door. Contact Chair …