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Ehben Eliot commented on David MacLeod's event PatternDynamics™ One Day Workshop
"Hello All, Please forgive me, but I have to laugh a bit on the day that I finally see the infiltration of 'trademarked' information on Transition Whatcom.  From the onset, I always assumed that the point of this exercise was to help…"
Dec 12, 2013
Ehben Eliot might attend David MacLeod's event

PatternDynamics™ One Day Workshop at RE Sources Sustainable Living Center

January 26, 2014 from 8:30am to 5pm
Tim Winton returns to Bellingham!Collaborative Systems Thinking for personal, organizational, and planetary thriving in a complex world.Learn Systems Thinking: PatternDynamics™ helps you simplify complex situations. Bring complexity capability to your organization, making it more sustainable, effective, and profitable so it may more effectively play its role in the transition to a thriving planetary civilization. At the workshop you will gain essential 21st Century skills:Learn to see the…See More
Dec 12, 2013
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Oct 27, 2013
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Jan 22, 2013
Ehben Eliot commented on Ehben Eliot's status
"Most were constructed at the place I was living at the time.  However, I now live in Lacey and I have not built any down here yet.  I would be happy to brainstorm with fellow TW members who are considering rainwater collection, and I…"
Jan 22, 2013
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Jan 15, 2013
Ehben Eliot posted a status
"Looking for those that want to work on rainwater collection."
Jan 15, 2013
Hannah Coughlin and Ehben Eliot are now friends
May 1, 2012
David MacLeod replied to Ehben Eliot's discussion When to replace your Clunker? in the group Lights Out & Energy Quantification
"Very good Ehben, thank you for posting this. Tangent: Reminds me of Ivan Illich, who said the average American travels at the speed of 5 mph when calculating all the time and energy that goes into attention to our cars. He didn't share his…"
Jun 2, 2010
Ehben Eliot added a discussion to the group Lights Out & Energy Quantification

When to replace your Clunker?

I was wondering about the effectiveness of programs such as the one described at            wherein "Customers can turn a $500 trade-in car into a $4,500 trade-in by getting up to $4500 from the governments automotive stimulus program the public has called "Cash for Clunkers" - a program that allows consumers with older, less fuel efficient vehicles to trade in their "clunker" for a voucher worth up to…See More
Jun 2, 2010
Ehben Eliot replied to David MacLeod's discussion Some Online Resources in the group Lights Out & Energy Quantification
"As it turns out, "consideration of the embodied energy that would have to be replaced when you purchase new and recycle the old" is an important consideration. While the actual amount of energy embodied in a replacement item can be…"
May 26, 2010
Ehben Eliot commented on francis edwards's group Lights Out & Energy Quantification
"I heard an interesting story the other day about how UPS realized a recent round of energy savings; they redesigned their routes to reduce the number of left-hand turns."
May 4, 2010
Ehben Eliot replied to Peter Holcomb's discussion tools list in the group Tool Libraries
"The good news, or the bad news, depending on how you look at it, is that it might be much easier to ask 'what tools don't we have yet?' From Tom's description of a conversation with Bellingham Public Library, what seems to be…"
May 4, 2010
Ehben Eliot joined Tom Anderson's group

Tool Libraries

This group site is intended for those interested in Tool Libraries and how we can get something started locally
May 4, 2010
Ehben Eliot joined francis edwards's group

Lights Out & Energy Quantification

Lights Out is a project to reduce light pollution, energy use and cost, & make Whatcom safer using less light, and to reclaim the night. The Energy Quantification group is about getting real info on how much energy we use and how we can change.See More
Apr 18, 2010

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How are you currently involved in the Transition?
I have joined in with the Lights Out - Energy Quantification group for a start, but I am interested in becoming involved with several other groups as well.
In what ways do you identify with the Transition movement? Why are you interested?
I realize that one way or another, the human race is in for some interesting changes, to say the least. It is never too soon to think about how we are going to deal with life in the future.
Do you have particular interests, skills, talents or resources you would like to bring to Transition Whatcom?
I am excited about using my background in mechanical engineering, carpentry, and vehicle design to work with others in finding alternative methods for maintaining systems related to these fields. I am equally excited about the opportunity to learn more about the work of others in areas that I do not have expertise.
In what neighborhood or part of the county do you reside?
Your Personal Website (if you have one)
Where did you hear about Transition Whatcom and how did you find our community network website?
Shannon Maris of Bellingham Solar
Please note that you do not have to answer all of the above questions in order to join, and you can always come back later to edit your profile. If it's all too many questions for now, please provide a short answer below on why you'd like to join this site (or a summary of the above, if answered).
Food, Clothing, Shelter = Spiritual Wellness

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