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About craigruark

Craig A. Ruark is a freelance writer, journalist, and marketing and PR professional. In 2008, Craig became one of the first non-technical persons to become an Accredited Professional by the U.S. Green Building Council for ‘Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design” (LEED AP). Over the years he has immersed himself in the subject of “sustainability” and by combining this knowledge with his expertise in marketing and advertising, has published a book titled “Marketing Your Green Side,” which is available through Amazon. Craig is an avid fitness participant, sailor, SCUBA diver, enjoys singing Karaoke, listening to jazz, and is working on his next book.

Trump’s Gold

Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. taking advantage of the election of Donald Trump to promote what it is calling “Trump’s Gold.” Continue reading

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November 13 and 14, 2016, will provide a real treat with what is referred to as a Supermoon. Continue reading

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Grandfathering Solar Customers

We need to look for a fair compensation—not a payoff for silence. Continue reading

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Value of Solar Tariff

Under the VOS tariff system, the solar customer is billed for their energy use exactly as all other customers within the utility. Continue reading

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Gun Control

I have developed this forum as a means to convey information on the subject of sustainability and being green.  Most view this subject matter to pertain to things that affect the environment, either with positive or negative results.  But sustainability is … Continue reading

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A Very Sustainable Birthday Present

On May 28, 2015 I celebrated my 60th Birthday. It passed without much fan fair, a simple dinner with a friend at the Tommy Bahama restaurant along with two tickets to the Smith Center to see James Tormé in the … Continue reading

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Green Tips for Existing Buildings

By Craig A. Ruark You don’t need to build a new office building to become green. In fact, building a new building is quite counter-intuitive to the basic premises and mantra of being green, “Reuse, Reduce, Recycle.” The following are … Continue reading

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