Sarah Lozanova is a green copywriter and communications professional specializing in renewable energy and clean technology. She is a consultant for Sustainable Solutions Group and a regular contributor to environmental and energy publications and websites, including Mother Earth Living, Home Power, Earth911, and Green Builder. Her experience includes work with small-scale solar energy installations and utility-scale wind farms. She earned an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio Graduate School and she resides in Belfast Cohousing & Ecovillage in Midcoast Maine.

How Solar Technology Benefits Homeowners

Homeowners can now convert more sunshine into electricity, gather system electricity production information from afar, and even install productive solar systems on complicated rooftops. These technology advances will help further the solar industry and promote wider use of solar energy.

Why Homeowners Choose High-Performance Buildings

The team at Futuro Construction wondered why clients were choosing to build high-performance homes. We sat down with Matt Silva, Futuro Construction’s general manager, to discuss his findings.

For Hilton, Corporate Responsibility Means Customer Trust

The hospitality industry relies heavily on creating a positive guest experience for customers across the globe. And creating a strong corporate culture that embodies environmental and social values helps enrich the Hilton brand.

FDA: Antibiotic Use in Farm Animals Is Still Increasing

Considering all the pledges by food companies to serve antibiotic-free meat, you would expect antibiotic use in livestock to be in decline. But a new report from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration concludes the opposite.

How to Wean A State Off Oil

With its rural landscape and cold climate, Maine is among America’s most oil-dependent and energy-intensive states. Sustainability professionals came together at E2Tech to discuss solutions, but there was no clear path forward.

Samsung to Sell High-end Refurbished Cell Phones

Worldwide smartphone sales have been fairly flat recently in Q2 2016 with vendors shipping 343 million smartphone, yet Samsung has gained some market share due to popular products like the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. It is planning to extend this success by selling used versions of those favorite models.

AmeriCorps to Shut Down Health Program After Abortion Controversy

Out of 1,600 volunteers who worked with AmeriCorps popular healthcare program last year, six were found to have given emotional support to women seeking abortions. And believe it or not, that was enough to shutter the entire program — which provides healthcare services to underserved populations.