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You’ve air-sealed, insulated, and swapped all those incandescents for CFLs. Now what?
Solving the mystery of my doubled water bill would’ve been easier if I had a way to monitor my usage. I smell a conspiracy….
A little graphing humor to start your long weekend.
TweetA couple of months ago, the Energy Circle blog covered a new product called PowerHouse Dynamics eMonitor. It’s a whole house electricity monitor that can measure and report on each individual circuit, giving the homeowner unprecedented levels of information on their home’s energy usage patterns. More data can mean more understanding and more control. But [...]
TweetStop and think: how many Walmarts are within 30 minutes of your house? Two? Three? More? How about Sam’s Club? Whether you love, hate, or simply tolerate America’s favorite department store, you’ll find the following video fascinating. It’s an animated time-series showing Walmart’s evolution since it was founded in 1962. This graphic has made the [...]
TweetIt’s an age old dilemma for efficiency advocates: how do you calculate how much energy you didn’t use or how much money you didn’t spend? You can’t put a yardstick up against something that doesn’t exist. We tend to rely on models and predictions of what might have happened, and calculate the savings based on [...]
TweetIt’s a perfect storm for developers of carbon accounting software: a brand new market, social and political pressure to comply, and a low barrier to entry. And it’s worse than I thought. A recent LinkedIn discussion pointed out that there are over 60 vendors offering carbon accounting solutions. That seems like a lot to me, [...]
A visit to the SAS solar farm reveals both high-tech and low-tech applications of sustainable thinking.
TweetI’m reading a historical mystery novel based in ancient Rome, and I’m surprised by the parallels between that society and ours. Aside from the madness of power hungry politicians (some things truly never change) I was intrigued by the description of Roman Augurs, a class of priests who interpreted the the will of the gods [...]