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What Are Heat Pump Air Conditioners?

By Alejandra Mejia Cunningham and Alex Hillbrand, Natural Resources Defense Council

They’re way more efficient and cost-effective than standard ACs. Even better, they double as carbon-slashing heating systems.

The world recently experienced its hottest month on record. And with climate change fueling increasingly routine heat waves across the map, leaving a worrisome trail of health emergencies and deaths, keeping […]

September 20th, 2023|Climate Change, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Green Energy, Green Homes|1 Comment

Unlock home energy savings with PAYS program

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Is your home wasting energy? Navigating how to save energy and where to put your dollars for the biggest impact can be overwhelming.

With Evergy’s Pay As You Save program (PAYS), homeowners are getting access to energy-efficiency upgrades that save money and make homes more comfortable, while helping Kansas City reach its overall carbon reduction […]

September 13th, 2023|Energy Efficiency, Green Homes, Sponsored Content|0 Comments

2023 Climate Summit: Paving the Way to Net Zero by 2050

The 2023 Climate Summit gathered 600 participants to build momentum and celebrate progress for regional climate action
On Saturday, September 9th, Climate Action KC (CAKC) hosted the third regional Climate Summit alongside elected officials, corporate leaders, climate advocates, and community members.

The event highlighted the region’s Climate Action Plan and efforts needed to meet the goal to […]

Care for urban trees as a Tree Keeper

Tap into the world of trees and learn from arborists and urban foresters about their care. The Heartland Tree Alliance Tree Keepers will host a series of classes beginning Thursday, September 7.

The goal of Tree Keepers is to provide a corps of trained volunteers as a resource for local municipalities, school districts, and neighborhood associations […]

Kansas City achieves LEED Gold with LEED for Cities

City recognized for its sustainability and commitment to a greener future
The City of Kansas City, MO has achieved a new level of sustainability leadership with the LEED for Cities rating system for local governments. On Tuesday, the city announced it has achieved LEED Gold.

Kansas City is part of a growing group using the LEED for Cities […]