Lester Shen
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Center for Energy and Environment
Professional Interests
program design
behavior and persuasion
feedback
training and education
social media
pattern recognition and language
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home energy labeling
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http://mncee.org
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http://mncee.org/Innovation-Exchange/ie/
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Living in the Age of Jetsons (minus flying cars)

Posted on March 28, 2016 at 11:45am 0 Comments

Reposted from i.e., the Center for Energy and Environment's Innovation Exchange blog -- http://mncee.org/Innovation-Exchange/ie/

In the early 1960s, "The Jetsons" treated TV audiences to a cartoon future filled with jetpacks, flying cars, and helpful robot maids named Rosie... Swap Rosie for Alexa, and 50 years later we're edging closer and closer to realizing that colorful vision…

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Better Buildings Accelerators: Driving Uptake of Home Energy Information and Upgrade Programs Nationwide

Posted on March 17, 2016 at 10:52am 0 Comments

The U.S. Department of Energy's Better Buildings Home Upgrade Program and Home Energy Information Accelerators work with partners across the nation and are making important progress in lowering the costs of energy upgrade programs, while improving overall program effectiveness and enhancing access to information on home energy performance for consumers. These efforts help…

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Energy bills up? There may be humans in your building

Posted on June 3, 2015 at 10:04am 6 Comments

Reposted from i.e., the Center for Energy and Environment's Innovation Exchange blog -- http://mncee.org/Innovation-Exchange/ie/

As you read this blog post, what room are you in? How’s the lighting? How’s the temperature? Do you control their levels — or is someone else, somewhere else, running the show? 



About 40% of energy use in the U.S. is consumed in…

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High Efficiency Should Be a Drain: A Closer Look at Condensing Boilers

Posted on October 29, 2013 at 3:30pm 5 Comments

Reposted from i.e., the Center for Energy and Environment's Innovation Exchange blog -- http://mncee.org/Innovation-Exchange/ie/

The market share of condensing boilers, sometimes called high efficiency boilers, has increased dramatically over the last several years, thanks in part to utility programs that provide rebates. Unfortunately, many of these newly installed condensing boilers…

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At 11:22am on September 18, 2012, David Eggleton said…

Hi.  I would like to participate in the development/refinement of the pattern language.  Please advise.

At 8:31am on November 10, 2010, Pat M. Love said…
hi Les, it has been a long time, but "ole" friends just bounce around and eventually come back your way. I watch the VOLSL on a big screen at home these days, and &*%$###@ to Kiffin. We're having a slow year, but at least we're setteling in for better days.

Take care. Pat.
At 10:52am on November 8, 2010, Ross Jackson said…
Dude, we are now connected! But seriously, I'm new to this type of media, but what the heck I'm all about reconnecting right now. So how are you? I'll use your CEE email.
 
 
 

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