Leslie Jackson
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  • Berkeley, CA
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Leslie Jackson posted a blog post

Rebuild Green Expo, Santa Rosa, CA Feb 23, 2018

I was spending a month in Oregon (in an off-grid community of mud huts and organic food) when the fires began raging in Sonoma, Napa, and Mendocino Counties. Driving home to the Bay Area, I put on my N95-rated dust mask in Fairfield (60 miles from Santa Rosa). Following my first reactions about…See More
Mar 23
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Do you have a Pinterest board for energy topics?Post the link to your Pinterest energy board in the comments below to share your pins with the community.See More
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Leslie Jackson posted a blog post

Arkin Tilt Architects to Make Plan Sets for Straw Bale Homes Available for Free to Victims of California Wildfires

San Francisco Bay Area based Arkin Tilt Architects (ATA) has designed dozens of structures that utilize straw bales for insulation in their walls; the plans for two have been available for purchase through the website…See More
Jan 31
David Eggleton commented on Leslie Jackson's blog post The Seattle Permaculture Convergence, 2010
"More about permaculture on this site."
Jun 9, 2011
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Considering Permaculture

Some who work to increase energy efficiency and intelligent/wise use of energy are, and some will be, permaculturists.  Some are involved in Transition initiatives.  Here's a home base for any/all interested in the relationships and prospects.See More
Feb 28, 2011
Leslie Jackson replied to Home Energy Magazine's discussion House of Pressure in the group Tools of the Trade
"It would be nice to see groups of HP Contractors  who are in the same region "going in" one of these, or better yet,  having a utility or other public organization  own one accessible to all, similar to the tool-lending…"
Dec 16, 2010
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Social Media and Energy Efficiency

Tell us how you reach customers, contractors and others using online social media.See More
Dec 10, 2010
Leslie Jackson joined Kevin Gobble's group
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Habitat for Humanity

Sustainable Building GroupSee More
Dec 10, 2010
Leslie Jackson joined Sean Lintow Sr's group
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Best Practices (Residential)

Best Building, Retrofitting, or even Auditing Practices - what are they, what should change, what needs to find it's way to the dust bin of history?See More
Dec 10, 2010
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Weatherization

Share your concerns and successes as a weatherization professional, or information for this community.
Dec 10, 2010
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Building Performance Institute (BPI)

BPI is the nation's premier standards development, quality assurance and credentialing organization for residential energy efficiency retrofit work.See More
Dec 10, 2010
Leslie Jackson joined Diane Chojnowski's group
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Hall of Shame

In this group, members share an array of images from the field, showing the kinds of issues encountered by home performance professionals in real homes. Each tells a story of how hidden (but fixable) problems in homes can cause high energy bills.
Dec 10, 2010
Leslie Jackson and Jamie Kaye are now friends
Dec 3, 2010
Leslie Jackson joined Diane Chojnowski's group
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Tools of the Trade

A hammer and a saw used to be the key tools for home contractors. Today, the best-in-breed also use high-tech equipment while performing a professional energy audit or verifying that construction has been done correctly.
Nov 24, 2010
Jim Gunshinan commented on Leslie Jackson's blog post Home Energy's associate editor gets published in the ASTM's "Standardization News"
"Congrats Leslie!"
Nov 19, 2010
Leslie Jackson posted a blog post

Home Energy's associate editor gets published in the ASTM's "Standardization News"

In a shameless bit of self-promotion, I am excited to announce that me and my colleague-on-ground, Kevin Rowell were picked up by the ASTM's "Standardization News" in an article about the potential of re-introducing the vernacular building styles into Haiti's post-disaster housing crisis.The article, entitled "Taking the Long View in Haiti" was originally published in the…See More
Nov 17, 2010

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Home Energy magazine
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Professional Interests
Wood burning heat, especially Masonry Heaters
Natural Building
Writing/editing, publishing
Website URL
http://www.rocketstoves.com
Blog URL
http://www.mudfest.net
Facebook Page
mudfest
LinkedIn Profile
https://www.linkedin.com/in/leslie-jackson-19280678/

Leslie Jackson's Blog

Rebuild Green Expo, Santa Rosa, CA Feb 23, 2018

Posted on March 23, 2018 at 1:30am 0 Comments

I was spending a month in Oregon (in an off-grid community of mud huts and organic food) when the fires began raging in Sonoma, Napa, and Mendocino Counties. Driving home to the Bay…

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Arkin Tilt Architects to Make Plan Sets for Straw Bale Homes Available for Free to Victims of California Wildfires

Posted on January 31, 2018 at 6:30pm 0 Comments

San Francisco Bay Area based Arkin Tilt Architects (ATA) has designed dozens of structures that utilize straw bales for insulation in their walls; the plans for two have been…

Continue

Home Energy's associate editor gets published in the ASTM's "Standardization News"

Posted on November 17, 2010 at 7:34pm 1 Comment

In a shameless bit of self-promotion, I am excited to announce that me and my colleague-on-ground, Kevin Rowell were picked up by the ASTM's "Standardization News" in an article about the potential of re-introducing the vernacular building styles into Haiti's post-disaster housing crisis.



The article, entitled "Taking the Long View in… Continue

The Seattle Permaculture Convergence, 2010

Posted on October 13, 2010 at 12:45pm 1 Comment

Wikipedia’s definition of permaculture works. It’s a fancy word to describe biology, but complex enough that there are certification systems for it all over the world, workshops, and events such as the Northwest Permaculture Convergence, which was in Seattle Washington over the weekend of September 15 and 16. Three hundred people… Continue

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