Glen Gallo's Blog – November 2010 Archive (2)

Why I am optimistic about the future of Energy Efficiency industry.

As I sit here typing I am for the in a long time optimistic about our industry. The crash and burn of PACE and subsequently Homestar left many of us wondering if our industry would ever make it to prime time.



I have new found optimism. I am actually excited. In the last month I have seen the following.



Vice President Biden and the news conference regarding Home Score. Agree with it or not it got press. It also…

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Added by Glen Gallo on November 18, 2010 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

The Government and Retrofitting and my view on the need for third party audits

I just got done reading an article by Martin La Monica at the CNET green blog



http://news.cnet.com/8301-11128_3-20022184-54.html



What was of particular interest to me was the pdf attached at the bottom.

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Out of fifteen homes in the report below are some findings

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Twelve homes failed final… Continue

Added by Glen Gallo on November 9, 2010 at 11:38am — 1 Comment

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