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== neighbor survey and identification of areas we can help ==
 
== neighbor survey and identification of areas we can help ==
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* outdoor paint
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* shell blasting
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* help on energy efficiency  -  apt buildings
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* sell solar panels?
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* rain barrels
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* what is the GG?
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* where did you get that insulation? where can I get it?
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* what are earth tubes?
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* can I bring other people through?
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* deconstruction and materials reuse
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* want to be more sustainable - buying a home - what should I look for in a home?
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* Ford an GM shavings question - we are no waste experts - will get questions
  
 
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=== points to garner ===
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* need to update materials pages and familiarize ourselves with what happened to all of our materials
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** link to sites which deal with materials (MSDS - Materials Data Safety Sheets)
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*  dry wall - get research people to do research on specific areas
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** what did we do with dry wall?
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** connect with expert
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** populate materials charts
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** connect with people doing work
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** sometimes you need to talk with the person who did the work
  
 
== scenario work ==
 
== scenario work ==

Revision as of 16:44, 21 January 2010

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neighbor survey and identification of areas we can help

  • outdoor paint
  • shell blasting
  • help on energy efficiency - apt buildings
  • sell solar panels?
  • rain barrels
  • what is the GG?
  • where did you get that insulation? where can I get it?
  • what are earth tubes?
  • can I bring other people through?
  • deconstruction and materials reuse
  • want to be more sustainable - buying a home - what should I look for in a home?
  • Ford an GM shavings question - we are no waste experts - will get questions

points to garner

  • need to update materials pages and familiarize ourselves with what happened to all of our materials
    • link to sites which deal with materials (MSDS - Materials Data Safety Sheets)
  • dry wall - get research people to do research on specific areas
    • what did we do with dry wall?
    • connect with expert
    • populate materials charts
    • connect with people doing work
    • sometimes you need to talk with the person who did the work

scenario work

Helping us determine areas we need to work on....

  • Help me plan a rooftop garden
  • Help me save money on my heating and cooling bills.
  • Tell me about how you made this a net zero energy building, and what exactly do you mean by 'net zero energy'?
  • How can I make my own rain barrel?
  • Can you help me select energy efficient windows that don't cost too much?
  • Can someone from the Green Garage speak at this upcoming community event?
  • I'd like to take a tour of the building.
  • I'd like to work at making my business a greener work environment. Can you help?
  • How can I get some stimulus money for starting up a green business?
  • I heard you worked on deconstructing the building without a dumpster...how did you do it, and what happened to all of the material?
  • How do you know if a plant is native to Michigan?