New data, same results – Saving energy is still cheaper than making energy. ACEEE, December 1, 2017 Keeping the lights on for customers is every electric utility’s top priority. To do so, utilities have choices. They can build power plants to convert fossil fuels to energy. They can capture renewable resources like solar and wind. […]
Dragon’s Guide To A 100% Renewable Home — Part 1 (LEDs) Clean Technica, December 9, 2016 In Southern California, actor Ed Begley Jr. is famous for going 100% renewable back when it was prohibitively expensive to do so. In 1985, he bought a stake in a wind farm. In 1990, he installed solar panels on his roof. […]
An energy-saving checklist for commercial buildings Proud Green Building, June 21, 2017 Nearly one-fifth of all the energy consumed in the United States is used by commercial buildings. As necessary as it is for the machine of the American economy to keep running, however, a good portion of the energy used by those commercial buildings is […]
Fall’s cooler temperatures are on their way, if you haven’t felt them already. And when you feel that first chill, your natural response is to reach for the thermostat. Many people do the same thing, sacrificing energy efficiency in the name of comfort.