Gabbing with Josh Vaughn, of Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore in St. Louis. Habitat ReStore sells new and used building and remodeling supplies at a discount to the public. The funds generated are then used to help fund building Habitat Homes in St. Louis. The ReStore program has helped divert about 33 thousand tons of waste since 1997.
Paul McKnight is the owner of EFS Energy, providing solar solutions for residential and commercial buildings. With solar becoming more mainstream, organizations and people are adapting to solar power around them. And it is all advancing quickly. The cost of equipment has dropped so dramatically just in the last 5 years, when Paul Started the company they were installing for $7 a watt and within 3 years they were at $4 a watt. Between dropping equipment costs and the federal tax credit, solar power makes sense for more of us.
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About the Hosts of The Green Gab Podcast:
Green Gab Podcast Host Marla Esser Cloos is the Founder of The Green Home Coach – a company leading the way to inspire you to learn about, focus on and put into place Green Solutions when it comes to your life, home building and more.
Marla is an NAHB Master Certified Green Professional, LEED AP and Missouri Woman Business Enterprise. She Earned her B.S. in Engineering and Public Policy and a Certificate in Energy from Washington University.
Click here to learn more about Marla at her website online via TheGreenHomeCoach.Com
Green Gab Podcast Host Tony Pratte is the Director of Builder/Contractor Relations at The Sound Room in St. Louis, Missouri.
Tony is a graduate of St. Louis University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and has earned a Masters in Environmental Management & Sustainability at Harvard University
Tony’s 20+ year career has allowed to him to collect a number of experiences, connections and perspectives that offer an incredibly unique point of view that adds incredible value to each episode.