Google has just announced the Sunroof Project- A complete analysis tool for determining the feasibility of PV solar for your roof. Using Google maps, Earth, and analysis tools, Sunroof will calculate…Continue
The financial news has talked about the recent 3.2 billion acquisition of Nest, so what does that mean to the home energy market?I believe the smart money is going into energy analytics- not just…Continue
A great transcript from a recent NPR "Morning Edition" broadcast about a recent California survey on water conservation efforts. The results are exactly what we find with energy conservation... When homeowners were asked what actions will save water, most said "taking shorter showers" (turning down the heat), or "keeping water off while brushing" (wearing a sweater) which of course is a complete mismatch of real saving efforts, like installing low-flow toilets (installing insulation).- which…Continue
In case you missed it, PBS has been airing a series "EARTH: The Operators Manual". The recent episode which aired last week "Energy Quest USA" is well worth watching...
While many of us discuss methods and marketing for audits and retrofits, I believe it is the community neighbor-to-neighbor programs and activities that engage the homeowner and get results. The show profiles communities making smart energy choices based on economics and the environment. Below is a link to the…Continue