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The Potential of Remote Building Audits

The Potential of Remote Building Audits

Ryan Pollin for Zondits, November 23, 2015. Image credit: TORLEY The traditional method for identifying energy efficiency opportunities in a building is to hire a professional to walk through the space, look at every boiler, motor, and fan in the building, and determine just how well they are working together. In recent years, however, several groups


Energy Conservation Fueled by Social Pressure

The Smart, Angry Home The New Yorker, January 5, 2015 Buildings are energy hogs. They require heating and cooling; they churn out hot water; they are thick with light bulbs, microwaves, and refrigerators. In 2013, residential and commercial buildings accounted for forty per cent of all the energy consumed in the United States. Smart meters