Home Energy Magazine's Blog – August 2017 Archive (3)

LIHEAP In Action: A LIHEAP Employee Story

"In a tremendously difficult economy, I found myself desiring to learn a new skill set, one that could sustain me throughout my lifetime. I would have to say that the educational resources offered through training have served to heighten the development of my vocation which parallels my passion for this…

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Added by Home Energy Magazine on August 30, 2017 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

If You Sell Electricity, You Should Be Worried

Any way you look at it, residential electricity use in America is falling. Recent data from the Energy Information Administration show that electricity use fell 3% in total and 7% when calculated per person in the last five years. This is a lot of electricity, corresponding to a 300 kWh per year reduction per person, or about one refrigerator per home. The decline also appears to be widespread; for example, residential electricity consumption fell in 48 out of 50 states between 2010 and 2015…

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Added by Home Energy Magazine on August 21, 2017 at 2:56pm — 2 Comments

Women in Building Performance: Julie Michals

Julie Michals is the Director of Clean Energy Valuation at E4TheFuture. In this role, her focus is on initiatives that improve approaches to measuring and evaluating clean energy program implementation. Prior to joining E4TheFuture, she spent 14 years with…
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Added by Home Energy Magazine on August 16, 2017 at 3:24pm — No Comments

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