How to Reduce Winter Energy Costs like a Pro in 3 Easy Steps

You know to use energy-efficient light bulbs and to adjust your thermostat at night and when you’re away from home. But over the winter, there are additional steps you can take to make your home more energy efficient and save money in the process. During a professional home energy assessment, an energy auditor examines your […]

Pick Your Favorite Solar-Powered Home!

For nearly 50 years, hundreds of millions of people around the world have come together on April 22 to support the environment, work towards sustainability, and protect the planet. Their actions have made Earth Day “the largest civic observance in the world.” But for many, their focus on the environment is a year-round endeavor. Beverly-Hanks […]

Forging a Way Forward: The Jackson County Green Energy Park

Stepping into the blacksmithing studio at the Jackson County Green Energy Park in Dillsboro, the continuous sound of hammers crashing down on metal echoed loudly out of the warehouse and into the high peaks of nearby mountains. “And when I hear that hammering, I know we’re on the right track,” said Timm Muth, director of […]