Air flow, that is. Air flow from the indoor portion, the air handler, of an air source heat pump. The ability of a heat pump to move heat not only into your home, but all around the inside of your home, is truly miraculous. I’m quickly losing track of the number of times that I’ve … Continue reading It’s All About the Flow!
The Juneau Carbon Offset Fund has just completed its 29th lower-income heat pump installation! An average of 500 gallons of heating oil is eliminated from a home with the addition of a heat pump bringing the Fund’s average annual oil elimination to 14,500 gallons! This home was far thirstier than the norm, swallowing a massive … Continue reading 29 Families Served!
Four new families served! Four additional Juneau households are the latest recipients of Renewable Juneau’s Carbon Offset Fund air source heat pumps. In total, these four families will no longer need an annual volume of 2350 gallons of diesel heating fuel and combined should realize a combined home heating cost savings of over $6000. Yearly! … Continue reading 2350 Gallons Eliminated and $6000 Saved Annually
The Renewable Juneau board of directors is thrilled to announce that Coeur Alaska has re-upped its carbon offset commitment for 2022! Coeur Alaska paid Renewable Juneau’s Carbon Offset Fund (JCOF) $50,000 to offset diesel emissions from both its crew transport vessel as well as some of the facility’s numerous on-site pickup trucks. Coeur Alaska’s 2022 … Continue reading Coeur Alaska – Juneau Carbon Offset Fund Partnership Enters 2nd Year
Renewable Juneau is thrilled to share its latest Juneau Carbon Offset Fund partnership – Above and Beyond Alaska has joined the team! “The Juneau Carbon Offset Fund just makes sense for a local tourism business like Above and Beyond Alaska. We’re excited to add carbon offsetting to our ever expanding list of sustainability measures,” said … Continue reading ‘Above and Beyond Alaska’ Partners with the Juneau Carbon Offset Fund
Another valley family has their heat pump on and their oil boiler off! Finally! This Juneau Carbon Offset Fund project has taken a very long time and today, it’s pretty much complete! Juneau’s contractors, on all fronts, have been tremendously backlogged over the past year or more. Work delays have become commonplace and months can … Continue reading Saving $$$, Eliminating Carbon
Coffee. One of the highlights of my day. 5:30 a.m. and again around 2 p.m. Nothing better. Well, maybe a few things come close, but that’s subject to debate. I like my coffee strong, flavorful, stand-a-spoon-in-it thick. With a bit of half-n-half. My go-to bean for years, maybe going on twenty years, is what Sentinel … Continue reading Local Coffee Gives JCOF a Boost!
The Juneau Carbon Offset Fund has wrapped up its 2nd full year of very successful operations. Since mid-2019, Renewable Juneau’s offset fund has been helping lower income families not only save on heating bills, but reduce the size of their individual carbon footprints. Revenue raised through web store offset sales, donations, and grants has now … Continue reading 2021 JCOF ‘Carbon Elimination’ Report
As recently reported by KTOO, Renewable Juneau’s Carbon Offset Fund (JCOF) is one of a handful of recipient’s of a portion of $2 million donated to Juneau non profits by Norwegian Cruise Linea and managed and distributed by the Juneau Community Foundation. “We are thrilled to be included as one of the important social service … Continue reading Thank You NCL and JCF!
Renewable Juneau’s Juneau Carbon Offset Fund (JCOF) is excited to announce a trio of diesel-eliminating heat pump installations! Long in the works, these three projects will remove roughly 1300 gallons of home heating diesel from Juneau’s shrinking annual fossil fuel budget. The grand total of JCOF’s 24 income-qualified home heat pump installations now aims at … Continue reading Carbon Reducing Hat Trick!