Eco Ed and his wife Julie Tung renovated the 240 year-old historic home to be environmentally sustainable. The Chicago Tribune recently featured Eco Ed for the renovation work he did on the 240 year-old Victorian home. The main lesson Eco Ed learned from this project was that ”No matter how bad a shape it’s in, with… [Continue Reading]
Eco Ed returns in the award winning series Newly Greens. In this episode, Ed conducts an energy audit to help an elderly home owner to reduce unpleasant drafts in her home. To help eliminate cold air coming in, Ed suggests replacing a typical fireplace with a fireplace insert.
Eco Ed goes to reality TV! “Newlygreens” is an award-winning series that focuses on healthy, sensible living. Like many couples, Greg and Connie decided they want to go green. After doing easy weekend projects, they decided to take advantage of NJ’s program to help homeowners to make improvements in insulation and heating equipment called Home Performance… [Continue Reading]
CNBC uses Eco Ed’s home to explain the financial benefits of investing in a “green” home. After installing solar panels, insulation, and other energy efficient technology, his house was 80-90% more efficient and put cash in his pocket!
Learn how an energy audit can help save you money, improve comfort in your home, make sure your family is safe, and more. Eco Ed’s energy bills actually generate cash. The first step is getting an energy audit if you would like the same for your home or building.
Dear Eco-Ed: Ridgewood is having its Earth Day celebration in Van Neste Square on Saturday, April 20th this year. I want to get involved, and learn about how I can do more to teach my children about the environment and global warming. Any advice? – Enjoying Spring in Ridgewood Dear Enjoying Spring: View Larger Map [...]
Dear Eco-Ed: Hopefully spring will be here soon, as I am sick of winter. Cannot wait to get working on my garden. Do you have any advice for gardeners, on things to focus on which might make my yard more environmentally sound? – Greening My Yard in Ridgewood Dear Greening My Yard, There are a [...]
Dear Eco-Ed: In the past few weeks, my house has been very cold. We replaced the windows last year to cut down on drafts, but that has not helped much. It cost over $25,000, and we are at wits end on how to get comfortable. – Hating the Cold in Glen Rock
Dear Eco-Ed: For the Holidays, I wanted to set the right example for my children on how to view the holidays, appreciate what they have and also respect the planet. Last year, they got a huge pile of gifts from friends and family, and I don’t want them to view the holidays as so materialistic. [...]
Dear Eco-Ed: I am fed up with these power outages! This is our third one in two years, and we were out for 8 days this time (14 days after Hurricane Irene). I’ve heard about generators, and the whole concept seems complicated. I do not feel comfortable with one of those portable units with power [...]
Green Divas Radio Show is providing fresh ideas for sustainable living. Green Diva Megan McWilliams will be interviewing Eco Ed on ways to prepare your home for the winter. With today’s economic conditions, everyone could benefit from a reduced heating bill. Check out the podcast below.
Want to improve your home’s energy efficiency but you are unsure where to begin? A professional energy audit may be the first step for your home. Also, learn small projects you can do by yourself.
Robert Kennedy, Jr., is an activist, environmental attorney and radio host. Mr. Kennedy and Eco Ed have worked together on common goals and environmental initiatives in the New Jersey and New York area. They share the same passion for protecting our waters, through the Riverkeeper Alliances.
Eco Ed responds to a mother’s question on how to become more sustainable to kick-off the school year. Learn how to keep your young students healthy, travel efficiently, what products to buy, and other back-to-school tips.