At the turn of the millennium, we committed our practice to sustainable design. Since that time we have been making homes with a smaller carbon footprint, filled with non-toxic, recycled materials. They are comfortable and durable. Our Passive Houses are taking this to the next level, using only 10% of the heating and cooling energy of a standard home.
Bill Hess is the Owner and Founder of Ideas On Legs. He is a product designer, artist, teacher, and engineer with a studio near Charlottesville, Virginia. Through his business Ideas On Legs, he creates original products and sculpture in glass and metal, consults in design and engineering, and facilitates lectures and workshops. He has extensive experience as a glass artist and designer showing in galleries and creating commissioned work. He has expertise in many areas of product development using plastics, metals, and glass from research and prototyping through full-scale manufacturing.
Founded by renowned primatologist Jane Goodall, the Jane Goodall Institute is a global nonprofit that empowers people to make a difference for all living things. Our work builds on Dr. Goodallâ€™s scientific work and her humanitarian vision. Specifically, we seek to: Improve global understanding and treatment of great apes through research, public education and advocacy. Contribute to the preservation of great apes and their habitats by combining conservation with education and promotion of sustainable livelihoods in local communities. Create a worldwide network of young people who have learned to care deeply for their human community, for all animals and for the environment, and who will take responsible action to care for them.
NOVA Waste is a local, woman-owned company providing the Washington Metro Area (VA, DC, MD) the finest roll-off waste and recycling services. At NOVA Waste we value our customers and strive for a better environment every day. We are dedicated to providing dependable service and our staff is committed to customer satisfaction thru quality service.
Geothermal Options LLC serves as a consultant on geothermal system selection and design, as well as other energy efficiency technologies. We have the knowledge and expertise to help you choose the right geothermal system for your home or business as part of an integrated approach to energy and cost savings. We deal with only the best system dealers and installers to make sure your installation is done correctly and your system operates efficiently.