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how green are you?

Discussion in 'Energy, Environment, and Policy' started by codagent, May 23, 2010.

  1. codagent

    codagent Member

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    It's a simple question asked to an interesting demographic (People interested in Tesla!!) I don't go out of my way to get eco friendly things, but I make sure to turn off my lights and everything like that ;) The only thing that I do that isn't very good for the environment and makes me feel a little guilty is drive cars for fun...every where..... I love the torque pushing you back into your seat....man..I..need..Tesla....

    But once I finish college, I plan on getting a pretty damn green house with my GF. :p
     
  2. mt2

    mt2 Member

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    I don't go too far out of my way. There's simple things I do like getting Energy Star rated appliances and using compact florescent lights or LEDs instead of incandescent lights. Turning off the TV and lights when I leave a room, turning the thermostat down in Winter and up in Summer, and driving responsibly.

    But there's a real chance that we might be moving to the Fort Worth, TX area in a couple years. We'll be looking for property and zoning that will allow a wind turbine and photovoltaics. We'd be installing a rain and gray water collection system. And I'd be looking into geothermal heating and cooling.

    Oh, and we'll be getting a Model S.
     

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