Author Archives: Dean Weber

Algae fuel So what are we waiting for?

Market Watch interviews OriginOil CEO Riggs Eckelberry: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/is-algae-the-fuel-of-the-future-2012-05-03-01120?reflink=MW_news_stmp  

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Cebu’s fuel briquette and rocket stove

Cebu Daily News reports fuel briquettes made from backyard twigs and leaves produce more efficient heat in rocket stoves than more conventional charcoal.   The rocket stove has proven to be a life saver for the third world countries is … Continue reading

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Supermarket Greenhouses

How Rooftop Greenhouses Could Revolutionize The Supermarket   This greenhouse at the Manhattan School for Children was built by BrightFarms Inc. Photo credit: BrightFarms BrightFarms is a startup that builds and operates urban greenhouses for supermarkets. In December, the New … Continue reading

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Greenhouses

How can a greenhouse help your family live off the Grid? Watch provision University Youtube….

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Good Better Best

Remember the old Sears Catalog.    Some items gave you the choice between GOOD BETTER OR BEST.    We always want the very BEST but how many times do we settle for the worst because we don’t do anything if we can’t … Continue reading

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So, what can we learn from George Washington Carver?

George Washington Carver was one of the greatest if not the greatest American Inventor ever.    So what can we learn from this genius today?   Provision University is seeking those most like Carver in every community.    As part of that campaign … Continue reading

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What Is The World’s Greatest Problem Today?

What do you think is the world’s greatest problem? Is it: Climate change? Food shortage? pollution? war? economy? Debt? sickness? over population? crime? energy? nuclear weapons?

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How much are you spending on utilities?

Information by the dept of energy: Source: Typical House memo, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 2009 and Typical house_2009_Reference.xls spreadsheet. Average price of electricity is 11.3 cents per kilo-watt hour. Average price of natural gas is $13.29 per million Btu. * … Continue reading

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UTILITY BILL: DO YOU UNDERSTAND IT?

Do you understand your utility bill? Most people don’t understand their bill.   How can we hope to reduce the bill when we don’t even know what or how much we are buying?  Did you know that most businesses pay more … Continue reading

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Provision University Seeks George Washington Carver Icons

Provision U the virtual learning center dedicated to helping the individual helping themselves says what America needs now a George Washington Carver in every community. Provision University is coming out with their flagship course Learn Off The Grid Living later … Continue reading

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