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Energy COOL: Greenbuild window on better living/working spaces

December 5th, 2015 · Comments Off on Energy COOL: Greenbuild window on better living/working spaces

Since diving into the deep end when it comes to energy issues, almost every day sees new fascinating concepts, approaches, and technologies. Fascinating … exciting … even hope inspiring at times. And, as well, as the passion builds, so many of these are truly Energy COOL. Often, at conferences, the trade show floors intrigue and […]

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Tags: architecture · Energy · energy cool · energy home

Did ACEEE diss the power of feedback?

April 27th, 2012 · Comments Off on Did ACEEE diss the power of feedback?

Understanding how feedback impacts people and institutions (whether in sports, school, militaryoperations, or …) in learning and change (hopefully, improvement) is a complex and fascinatingworld.  Data collection and feedback systems, as a tool for providing building/system operators the ability to make more informed decisions about energy use, are a critical pathway toward more effective (generally, […]

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Tags: analysis · electricity · Energy · energy efficiency · energy home

Energy HOME: Common-Sense Solutions to Common Problems

September 15th, 2011 · Comments Off on Energy HOME: Common-Sense Solutions to Common Problems

Every day, I strive to Make Energy CENTS from the Home to the Globe. Whether programming the thermostat to low temperatures overnight to providing comments on national energy policy drafts to opening discussions as to Energy COOL technologies and concepts, my efforts to Energize America to a prosperous, climate friendly future cross a broad spectrum. […]

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Tags: Energy · energy cool · energy efficiency · energy home · product review

Energy Home: Composting with a Cone

July 22nd, 2010 · 3 Comments

Every day, I strive to Make Energy CENTS from the Home to the Globe. Whether programming the thermostat to low temperatures overnight to providing comments on national energy policy drafts to opening discussions as to Energy COOL technologies and concepts, my efforts to Energize America to a prosperous, climate friendly future cross a broad spectrum. […]

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Tags: Energy · energy home · politics · product review

Energy HOME: Calculating a confusing heating situation …

January 4th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Today, a poll popped up: How do you primarily heat your home / apartment? This question gave me pause. Sadly, for a self-proclaimed (and labeled by others) energy ‘geek’ and one who values feedback (systems) to enable better decisions/energy use patterns, I realized that I simply can’t answer this question.  The problem: multiple heating systems, […]

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Tags: Energy · energy efficiency · energy home · energy smart · solar · Solar Energy