Energy Efficiency http://wemu.org en Issues of the Environment: Habitat For Humanity Stewards Energy Savings http://wemu.org/post/issues-environment-habitat-humanity-stewards-energy-savings <p>This week the discussion centers around dispelling the myths of affordable housing. New affordable housing is often equated with being "cheaply built." &nbsp;We didn't have a definitive answer on the subject, so we went looking. We found that quite opposite is true. &nbsp;</p><p>Our guest this week builds affordable homes in the Metro Detroit Region; quality and efficiency is what makes them affordable.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Rob Nissly, Housing Director for Habitat for Humanity of Huron Valley&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">will discuss the connection between reigning in energy costs and homeownership for lower income residents of </span>Washtenaw<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> County.<iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/130817192&amp;color=000000&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></span></p><p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 16:22:39 +0000 David Fair 40498 at http://wemu.org Issues of the Environment: Habitat For Humanity Stewards Energy Savings 1st Friday Focus on the Environment: Michigan's Energy Future http://wemu.org/post/1st-friday-focus-environment-michigans-energy-future <p>On the first Friday of every month, WEMU Morning Edition Host David Fair partners with Michigan League of Conservation voters Executive Director Lisa Wozniak. Together they invite a guest to spend 20-minutes discuss a topic of environmental importance.&nbsp;</p><p>This month, our guest is Dan Scripps. Dan is a former State Representative and current President of the&nbsp; Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council. Today's conversation centers on progress that has been made in both energy efficiency and renewable energy usage in the state, where we are going next, and how we'll get there.</p><p>Michigan's Energy Future: That's the topic on WEMU's First Friday Focus on the Environment.</p><p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 19:16:12 +0000 David Fair & Lisa Wozniak 37150 at http://wemu.org 1st Friday Focus on the Environment: Michigan's Energy Future Issues of the Environment: Ann Arbor's PACE Program http://wemu.org/post/issues-environment-ann-arbors-pace-program <p>In this week's installment of "Issues of the Environment" WEMU's David Fair talks with the Clean Energy Coalition's Rebecca Filbey. Rebecca is the Program Supervisor for the City of Ann Arbor's Property Assessed Clean Energy, or <a href="http://a2energy.org/commercial-savings">PACE program</a>.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 29 May 2013 13:07:12 +0000 David Fair 30057 at http://wemu.org Issues of the Environment: Ann Arbor's PACE Program