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Hydrogen adding health benefits to your life

Tobias Hiller, H2forLifeA brain and body fitness professional, Tobias Hiller, with over 14+ years of experience in overall wellness, nutrition, balance and workstation body mechanics (ergonomics). Driven by a vision of a preventive lifestyle approach to increasing health, quality of life, value, and productivity for individuals, schools, teams, and corporations through stretching and breathing or Newgonomics. After spending 5 years in the nutrition field being trained by the top companies in all the ways to improve healthy eating, he found a successful formula of Breath~Water~Nutrients~Light. "Water is my passion & the easiest way to change your health." H2 for Life is the newest technology I use to get people where they are going. We are vased in Marietta, GA. Being a 3rd generation Atlantian, this hits close to home.

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Protecting our food and water with Andrew Kimbrell

Andrew Kimbrell, Exectuive Director, Center for Food Safety

Andrew Kimbrell is an internationally recognized public interest attorney, public speaker, and author. He is the founder and Executive Director of Center for Food Safety.  He also is Director of the San Francisco based Center for Technology Assessment, co-founder of Foundation Earth, and President of the Board of Humane Farm Animal Care (that administers the Certified Humane label).

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Solarize Decatur-DeKalb proving Residential Solar works in Georgia

With 15 years of legal experience in real estate, Don began working in the solar industry in 2011 developing distributed generation and utility scale solar PV projects. Don has developed several MWs of solar for TVA and Georgia Power solar programs as well as commercial and residential applications providing turn-key development services including site selection; financial modeling; program and incentive compliance; permitting; and contract drafting and negotiation. Don is founder of Solar CrowdSource, a platform to facilitate Solarize, Community Solar, and peer-to-peer crowdfunding programs and rapidly accelerate the growth and reduce soft costs of solar in Georgia.  Don is a proud to serve as Chair of the Georgia Solar Energy Association, member of the Georgia Solar Energy Industries Association, and a member of the State Bar of Georgia.

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Roof Tech - Making Solar Installations Prettier One Roof at a Time

Roof-Tech being used in residentail solar for Solarize Decatur-DeKalb and Solarize GreenvillePutting solar on your home beings many decisions to be made. How large of a system can put on my roof? What does generating my own electricity mean? How will it look on my roof? Well at least with how it looks on the roof has gotten a lot easier. Meet Sam Hilley with Roof-Tech. Roof-Tech has brought a clean, stream-lined solution, and easier and faster to install solution. Listen in as we discuss the use of Roof-Tech in Solarize Decatur-DeKalb, Solarize Greenville, and other places along the east coast.

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Rethinking Old Tires with Cox Conserves

Golden Isles Conservation Center removes tires from waste stream, breaks them down to original components for second lifeGolden Isles Conservation Center removes tires from waste stream, breaks them down to original components for second life.

Cox Enterprises announced that its Golden Isles Conservation Center, located in Nahunta, Ga., is bringing a new technology to the U.S. and making a positive impact on the environment. The Center utilizes an Italian pyrolysis technology that is being used for the first time in the U.S. The eco-friendly process utilizes organic materials such as wood chips to generate heat, which breaks down tires into their original components and produces synthesis oil, carbon black, synthesis gas and steel.

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Toshiba's Nuclear Meltdown

Toshiba's Nuclear MeltdownSara Barczak, High Risk Energy Director, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy

As program director for high risk energy choices, Sara provides extensive outreach and support to concerned citizens, organizing partners, the media, and decision-makers and participates in legislative, state and federal regulatory forums on issues concerning nuclear energy, public safety, utilities and the impacts of power plants and our energy infrastructure on the region’s water resources. Sara managed our coastal office in Savannah, Georgia, which opened in 2000 after the former Georgians for Clean Energy hired her in 1999. She participated in a U.S./Russian exchange with non-governmental organizations in Russia impacted by plutonium bomb fuel (MOX) programs, including travel to Russia. Sara has worked for nearly twenty years in diverse environmental fields in the private and non-profit sectors: as an environmental contractor for Department of Defense facilities relating to hazardous waste and air quality issues and as a citizen’s advocate, educator, and consultant for three non-profit organizations. Sara received a B.A. in Biology from Lawrence University.

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Solarize Decatur-DeKalb: Successful Lessons Learned

Solarize Decatur-DeKalbKC Boyce - Solarize Decatur-DeKalb Board MemberK.C. Boyce is senior product director for the Utility Trusted Brand & Customer Engagement studies at Market Strategies International. He manages the development and delivery of syndicated studies and best practices with a focus on helping utilities create valuable relationships with their business and residential customers. Throughout his career, K.C. has worked across industries and sectors to develop innovative solutions to complex problems and translate subject matter expertise into actionable insight. Before joining Market Strategies, K.C. was senior vice president at Chartwell, where he led industry and consumer research, conference production and marketing. He also served as the Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative’s assistant director, leading its consumer research program.

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