Brian Brainerd
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AlabamaWISE
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LEED AP
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Building Technology
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Better Buildings
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http://www.alabamawise.org
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Brian Brainerd's Blog

Is the Nest Learning Thermostat Disruptive Technology?

Posted on January 22, 2014 at 12:21pm 6 Comments

There’s my thermostat now, a squared-off plain looking fellow named White Rogers. He hangs over my shoulder and mocks me three or four times a day for not being smart enough, or responsible enough, to program him. "Hey! I’m BUSY HERE, TRYING TO TRANSFORM THE MARKET FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY, and you, Mr. White Rogers, are a daily pain in my side. I can’t read you. You don’t even know what time it is, but I do, it's time you get dumped! I’m going over to the Apple store to pick up my own personal…

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Getting Out the Message on Home MPG

Posted on January 8, 2014 at 6:48pm 2 Comments

We've created a blog post at AlabamaWISE.com comparing home energy efficiency to auto energy efficiency over time, using photos to help people visualize the prevailing technology when homes were built: http://www.alabamawise.org/whats-your-home-mpg-rating/

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At 2:07pm on February 7, 2014, Better Buildings Support said…

Welcome to the Better Buildings Residential Network group on Home Energy Pros.

 

The Better Buildings Residential Network group is an online community where Better Buildings Residential Network members collaborate. We encourage you to share ideas, exchange materials, and connect with others about topics in energy efficiency. The Better Building Residential Network group will also serve as a repository for Peer Exchange Call summaries and other materials. We are honored to share this new group with you and look forward to you and your colleagues joining the conversation.

 

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