Posts by Kathryn Stewart

Wanna join the Sugar Hollow team?

Are you an out-of-the-box-thinker? Team player? Inspired to do something about climate change? We want you. Over the last near-decade at Sugar Hollow, we’ve developed and refined a set of beliefs that help us make decisions, work together more effectively, and become better humans. They’re why and how we do what we do. If these…

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Trinity Presbyterian Church in Hendersonville Goes Solar

May 2, 2018: Seven members of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Hendersonville met to explore the possibility of bringing solar energy to their church. Fast forward one year and one day after that first meeting… May 3, 2019:  Sunshine is flowing through their solar panels, and Trinity is actively (and now effortlessly) reducing their carbon footprint…

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Got climate change paralysis? (plus, save the date!)

solar roof on home

Do you ever feel climate change paralysis? Maybe you heard sixteen year old Greta Thunberg remind the world this past Tuesday that things are not… great. Maybe you’ve long been among the seven in ten Americans who believe climate change is our reality. Maybe concern for our future is always there, floating like a thundercloud…

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But we don’t want another power plant

energy efficiency tools

Imagine:   It’s 6:30, morning, a frosty blue ridge Thursday: You roll over in bed, switch off your chirping alarm. Slippers on, you pad down the hallway.   Start the coffee. Nudge the heat up. Hop in the shower.   Scrambled eggs, sourdough toast, the news. You’re ready for an awesome day. Your family shuffles…

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Why one Flat Rock couple went solar

Bill Miller Solar Roof array

“How can I be a good neighbor?”   That’s the question Bill Miller asked himself when he designed and built his house in Flat Rock, NC, back in 2015. And as a retired environmental engineer, he doesn’t just mean the folks who live on his street. When he reached out to us at Sugar Hollow…

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