THE GREENING of LATHROP Moving in the direction of Maintainability With Significant Ventures and Projects

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THE GREENING of LATHROP Working Toward Sustainability With Meaningful Projects and Programs LATHROP RETIREMENT COMMUNITIES AN AFFILIATE OF THE KENDAL CORPORATION

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Lathrop Green Committee Green Education Works to bring issues to light about vitality protection and environmental change with speakers, video presentations, discourse gatherings and writing. Green Action Plans and executes undertakings and exercises that will diminish vitality utilize. Advocates for reasonable practices in home operation and scene mind.

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Green Action Initiatives Replaced Inn Boilers with High Efficiency Condensing Natural Gas Boilers. New Home Construction Energy Star Rated Strict protection and vapor hindrance details. Vitality Star evaluated apparatuses and lighting. Gathering Natural Gas Boilers. Two ventilation systems for zone effectiveness. "Blower Door" testing before affirmation. CFL Bulb Replacement Program Planning Mobile Tire Pressure Clinic (Earth Day)

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The Old Boilers 3.6 Million BTUs 1.7 Million BTUs

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The New Boilers 3.2 Million BTUs Total

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Green Education Initiatives Video Presentations "An Inconvenient Truth" – Al Gore great. "Warm" – PBS Frontline include. "Earth's Changing Climate" – 12 section arrangement of lay addresses by physicist Richard Wolfson. Brilliant prologue to logical foundation of the atmosphere emergency. (DVD, The Teaching Co.)

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Ecucation Initiatives, Cont'd. Speakers "Conservative Fluorescent Lighting" – Anthony Fornuto, Western Mass. Electric Co. "Northampton Sustainability Efforts" – Christopher Mason, Northampton Sustainability Officer. "Overpopulation, Resource Depletion and Climate Change" – Alfred Eipper, resigned scientist. "Vitality and Society" – Lawrence Ambs, resigned Director, Univ. Mass. Place for Energy Efficiency.

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Education Initiatives, Cont'd In-house Publications by Green Comm. Individuals Eipper, A. 2001 "Vitality Conservation and Us" Lathrop Nor'easter 4(1) 4-5. Weissbach, E. 2008 "Administration Update" (Green Committee). Lathrop Nor'easter 9(2) 2. Cooper, J. 2007 "Lathrop and the Environment" Lathrop Nor'easter 9(3) 4. Eipper, A. 2008 "Defining moment". Lathrop Nor'easter 10(3) 1-2. Various Lathrop creators. The Lathrop Green Sheet 2008 1(1) 4 pp. what's more, 2009 1(2) 4pp. This (generally) quarterly periodical, started and altered by Green Committee part Charles Gillies, is an amalgam of current data, perceptions and proposals in regards to environmental change and vitality protection measures.

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Green Library reference racks Examples of books and reprints as of now accessible Kolbert, Elizabeth. 2006. Field Notes from a Catastrophe . Blooomsbury USA Brown, Lester R. 2008. Arrange B 3.0 W.W. Norton Int. Board Climate Change. 2007, Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis. IPCC Secretariat, 21pp. Berry, Wendell "Faustian Economics" . Harpers Magazine, May, 2008: 35-47. Wald, Matthew L. "The Power of Renewables". Logical American, March, 2009: 56-60.

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Looking Ahead Through Green Colored Lenses Lathrop/Kendal will keep on seeking better approaches to monitor vitality and raise the familiarity with our inhabitants and the more extensive group about environmental change. Undertakings to progress in the direction of – Reduce make-up air volume into Lathrop Inn. Close lift vents. Add protection to cabin engine compartment funneling. Lessen squander in every one of its structures.

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