About Scott Cooney

Scott Cooney

Scott Cooney (twitter: scottcooney) is an adjunct professor of Sustainability in the MBA program at the University of Hawai’i, green business startup coach, author of Build a Green Small Business: Profitable Ways to Become an Ecopreneur (McGraw-Hill), and developer of the sustainability board game GBO Hawai’i. Scott has started, grown and sold two mission-driven businesses, failed miserably at a third, and is currently in his fourth. Scott’s current company has three divisions: a sustainability blog network that includes the world’s biggest clean energy website and reached over 5 million readers in December 2013 alone; Pono Home, a turnkey and franchiseable green home consulting service that won entrance into the clean tech incubator known as Energy Excelerator; and Cost of Solar, a solar lead generation service to connect interested homeowners and solar contractors. In his spare time, Scott surfs, plays ultimate frisbee and enjoys a good, long bike ride.

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Aloha to Yoloha Cork Yoga Mats

October 31st, 2016 | by Scott Cooney

Yoloha Cork Yoga Mats are beautiful and thoughtfully designed. We got to meet them at Wanderlust Tahoe, and have been practicing on cork for months now!


How to Create Thermal Barriers to Save Money on Heating and Cooling

October 28th, 2014 | by Scott Cooney

The importance of properly insulating your home should be quite apparent at this point. Creating so-called thermal barriers in the home to keep heat from moving from one place to another can save a lot of money on heating and cooling costs as well as help keep living and working spaces more comfortable



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