Slovenia, part 1: the green mouse that roars

Green Traveler Guides

The hotel gets most of its energy from a 1,400-foot-deep geothermal well, which provides not only heat and electricity, but water for showers, laundry and the accompanying aquapark. The heating and a portion of the other energy comes from solar collectors and burning local biomass. | Central Europe’s Eco-treasure |. C hurch bells herald my arrival at the Bohinj Park Hotel , the starting point of my green tour of Slovenia.

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Green Living Ideas

Great stories are everywhere about the solar, wind, geothermal, and biomass revolution. Quite on the contrary, my company, Pono Home , a green home consulting franchise business , has found that simple and effective strategies around energy efficiency in the home can save over 3500 kWh per year, and save residents upwards of $500 to $1500 per year on their utility bills (more in Hawaii, where we live, where electricity costs an absurd amount).