Tag: Wisconsin

The Underhill Residence under construction, showing the round-wood timbers and y-shaped natural support posts. Image via WholeTrees Architecture & Structures.

The Whole Tree And (Almost) Nothing But The Tree

Green building advocates undoubtedly love nature and trees, but some may not realize just how amazing a tree really is, architecturally speaking. According to Roald Gunderson, founder of Wisconsin-based WholeTrees Architecture & Structures, wood from unmilled tree trunks and limbs… Read More
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Cheesy Bioenergy Project Sounds Whey Cool

A new project in Wisconsin is promising to go whey green and yes, that spelling is correct, and that is what we call a bad pun. But this is a good-looking project: an anaerobic digester in Turtle Lake, Wis., that… Read More

How Wisconsin Regulators ‘Tax’ Renewable Energy

Editor’s Note: EarthTechling is proud to repost this article courtesy of Midwest Energy News. Author credit goes to Michael Vickerman. Starting next January, the price of purchasing renewable energy voluntarily through monthly utility bills will spike to all-time highs, thanks… Read More
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Wisconsin Wind Power Targeted By State Senator

Editor’s Note: EarthTechling is proud to repost this article courtesy of Midwest Energy News. Author credit goes to Ken Paulman. A Wisconsin state senator wants to reopen debate on the state’s years-long effort to establish uniform wind siting rules, and… Read More

Wind Power Putting A Green Shine On Windex

Windex and wind power – you knew it had to happen. This matchup made in public-relations heaven sounds like the real deal, too, not one of those situations where a corporation goes green by buying renewable energy credits (not that… Read More
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How Do Wind Turbines Help Health Care?

The foremost concern of a hospital or health care clinic is to provide fast, accurate care to those who are sick or injured. As you might imagine, this is a never ending task, requiring scores of professionals and highly sophisticated… Read More