Warmer pool, lower bills, cooler world

submitted by Mark Bortman, Exact Solar, mark@exactsolar.com

Finally it seems that spring has sprung! After our long, cold, snowy winter, it is nice to play outside and plant some flowers. Before we know it, it will be time for one of my favorite summer activities – swimming.

I really enjoy swimming. One of the things I don’t like, however, is getting into cold water. Unlike my kids, if the pool is cool, I take forever to get in, if I get in at all.

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DelVal announces upcoming symposium on energy in transition

The Precarious Alliance, a sustainability symposium conceived by Delaware Valley College President Dr. Joseph S. Brosnan, will be exploring energy-related issues such as climate change, green design and technology, fossil fuels and renewables, boomtowns and transition towns during its spring forum to be held April 3rd and 4th at the college in Doylestown.

To get the dialogue started, three keynote speakers will be featured. Among them, renowned environmentalist Bill McKibben, best-selling author and founder of 350.org, the first large-scale global grassroots climate change initiative.

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Keep your lights on when the power goes out

submitted by Mark Bortman, Exact Solar, mark@exactsolar.com

It certainly has been a tough winter for the power company. Don’t you just hate it when the power goes out? An outage of just a couple hours is no big deal, but the extended outages we’ve had recently sure are frustrating. It seems that it is only getting worse.

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Bucks County Economic Development Corporation

Bucks County Economic Development Corporation (BCEDC) was established in 1958 to fulfill the mission to create a vital and strong economic base through the preservation and creation of job opportunities for Bucks County. The vision of BCEDC is to establish and create a healthy and vibrant economy through innovative programs that will enhance existing and new business to improve Bucks County’s competitiveness and economic prosperity for continued and future growth.

BCEDC connects business and industry with all forms of government from local-state-federal. Undertakings such as cooperation agreements to administer loan programs, development of former military bases, management of infrastructure, and other projects deemed necessary to create a vital economic base for Bucks County.

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