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  • Reflection Question
    Buildings Plan to Insulate
    What are some of the benefits of making your home more energy efficient?

    Sachin Ramchandran's avatar
    Sachin Ramchandran 3/04/2021 9:00 AM
    We don't have to waste energy unnecessarily if it is already insulated well.
  • Reflection Question
    Buildings Upgrade My Windows
    How does improving your home's (or office's) energy efficiency help you better live out your values?

    Sachin Ramchandran's avatar
    Sachin Ramchandran 3/04/2021 8:56 AM
    Prevents any leakage and thus prevents us from unnecessarily wasting any more energy in an attempt to increase the heat in our house.
  • Reflection Question
    Buildings Replace Manual Thermostats
    How do you anticipate replacing your thermostats for smart ones will positively impact your life?

    Sachin Ramchandran's avatar
    Sachin Ramchandran 3/04/2021 8:53 AM
    We can more accurately keep track of the temperature in our house and prevent a malfunction or waste of energy in order to keep us warm. 

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    BendiHouse BendiHouse 3/04/2021 4:23 AM
    overall, very well, and Im enjoying it better than I thought
  • Reflection Question
    Food, Agriculture, and Land Use Reduce Animal Products
    Why do people in richer countries eat more meat than people in other places? How does eating more meat affect our bodies, our planet, and other people?

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    BendiHouse BendiHouse 3/04/2021 4:22 AM
     I think that richer people eat more meat because of how many awesome things you can do with it. also, since meat comes from cows, and all these living animals, they can start to have less and less.
  • Reflection Question
    Food, Agriculture, and Land Use Composting
    Producing food that goes uneaten squanders many resources—seeds, water, energy, land, fertilizer, hours of labor, financial capital. Which of these kinds of waste most motivates you to change your behavior regarding food waste? Why?

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    BendiHouse BendiHouse 3/04/2021 4:18 AM
    I think that I should start eating and drinking things that dont g obad in a short time, to help with the environment, to not throw out good food
  • Reflection Question
    Electricity Watch a Video about Methane Digesters
    What does your vision of a sustainable community look like? What would need to be changed in order for such vision to become reality?

    BendiHouse BendiHouse's avatar
    BendiHouse BendiHouse 3/04/2021 4:16 AM
    What this image looks like to me is everyone recycling what needs to be recycled, changing light bulbs to different ones, and using solar power
  • Reflection Question
    Electricity Choose LED Bulbs
    Changing lightbulbs is an excellent first step toward energy efficiency! What's next for you?

    BendiHouse BendiHouse's avatar
    BendiHouse BendiHouse 3/04/2021 4:13 AM
    I think that the best thing to do for the first step, is to recycle what needs to be recycled, 
  • Reflection Question
    Food, Agriculture, and Land Use Reduce Animal Products
    Why do people in richer countries eat more meat than people in other places? How does eating more meat affect our bodies, our planet, and other people?

    caden chambo's avatar
    caden chambo 3/02/2021 8:05 AM
    more money can equal more food. eating more meat can actually lead to climate change.
  • Reflection Question
    Action Track: Building Resilience Tour a Green Roof
    What did you learn on your green roof tour?

    caden chambo's avatar
    caden chambo 3/02/2021 8:04 AM
    cool roofs reflect 80 percent of sunlight back into space