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Intercollegiate New Building Design Challenge

This project looks like the U.S. DOE Solar Decathalon, which is for homes, but the idea would be to have a new building type addressed each year, and student teams focusing on how best to design and produce such buildings using all the best techniques for sustainability

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The One Cat Too

My project involves creating books, artwork and products connected to my bed & breakfast, in part as a way to fundraise for social justice and for neighborhood improvements.

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Expanding the Conservation Economy Pattern Language

Brilliant designers have created a Pattern Language for Conservation Economies -- sustainable triple-bottom-line communities. Let's expand that language and make more regional variations.

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Expanding the Architecture 2030 Design Palette

Architecture 2030 is an American Institute of Architects project, about making all new architect-assisted buildings net-zero energy buildings by 2030. Now, 2030 Districts are forming with the intent of using 50% as much fossil fuel & water by 2030. The "palette" is a set of design principles.

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Type 3 Community Solar Projects

There are some pathways to community solar development that are not constrained by utility rules and regulations, yet they are all-but-ignored by traditional developers. Let's roll our own!

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Catalog of Eco-Village Energy Systems

Existing eco-villages (intentional living communities) often use 1/2, 1/4, or even less energy compared to "regular" communities. The designs that allow high-standards of living with low- low- energy use need to be documented and shared so that humans can start to decarbonize our energy systems.

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DC and Human-Powered Devices for Off-Grid Services

Solar plus batteries and human-powered generators are now capable of running dozens of tools and appliances, and those are operations that can be entirely outside of the realm of regulated utility companies. These solutions can be portable, convenient, reliable, resilient, and cost effective.

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Autism is Her Superpower

How can we engage employers to hire autistic individuals to participate in meaningful work that capitalizes on their strengths?

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Living Machine Water Purifier for Zoos, Animal Houses

Design a "living machine" system for converting animal wastes into useful byproducts through ecological design

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Eco-Park Interactive Educational Public Park Designs

Curate and make publicly available technologies that can be included in public parks to help teach everyone about ecology and sustainability

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The next step

The harmonious collaboration of gods unconditional love

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Expediting Access to Local Sustainability Practices

This project will systematically collect, curate, and disseminate essential information about successes to anyone trying to procede.

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Neighborhood Home Security Systems Cooperative

Develop the template for a neighborhood cooperative to deliver home security systems and services

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Upcycler Extraordinaire

Bags, Blankets and Totes, from T-shirts, Sweaters, and Jeans.

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ShareYourself

SYS is a social community and project management tool, which will incubate and manage socially impactful Projects by collaborating with other do-gooders.

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Learn to Self Sustain and Gain More Time.

Teaching people how to create their own projects and build a company from concept to completion.

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Books + Yoga

An inclusive book + yoga club with the mission to heal the individual and uplift the community.

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VSECU Rain Garden

We are building a rain garden at the Vermont State Employees Credit Union in Montpelier to filter runoff from a portion of their large parking lot.

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WE-STEAM Network

Creating a network of global educators for student projects with professionals for change including music, making and society influences.

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Accessible playgrounds for the kids

Answer this: Do we want to live in a world where children with mental and physical challenges feel left out at the playgrounds?

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Computers for Teens

Let's help young students entering college and the workforce have access to a laptop computer.