David Connelly Legg
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Linda Wigington replied to David Connelly Legg's discussion Suggested ingredients for Deep Synergy Retrofits in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"Continuation of previous post reply - it appeared to have gotten cut off. ...resilience apply at scales of individual buildings, communities, and larger regional and ecosystem scales…”. While much can be achieved on the…"
Nov 4, 2013
Linda Wigington replied to David Connelly Legg's discussion Suggested ingredients for Deep Synergy Retrofits in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"I just visited the website for the Resilient Design Institute (RDI).  Here is their definition of resilience: “Resilience is the capacity to adapt to changing conditions and to maintain or regain functionality and vitality…"
Nov 4, 2013
George Beeler replied to David Connelly Legg's discussion Suggested ingredients for Deep Synergy Retrofits in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"I see impeccably designed micro units as a very creative component of a deep green, possibly even sustainable lifestyle. Young, high tech career folks who want to live in a creativity enhancing, dense urban area are probable early adopters. If…"
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David Connelly Legg added a discussion to the group 1000 Home Challenge
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Suggested ingredients for Deep Synergy Retrofits

A recent post by Michael Totten shared by Linda Wigington refers to Csikszentmihalyi's "The costs and benefits of consuming." Totten advocates morphing towards less stuff with an economy based more on excellent, useful local crafts.Could we perhaps tap DERs to help rebuild a culture of creativity and sharing of ideas, crafts and efficient sustainable home and workspace?One intersection of ideas is to transform old blighted neighborhoods with conversions of abandoned warehouses to…See More
Oct 29, 2013
David Connelly Legg replied to Silas Inman's discussion Best Energy Myths
"Houses need to breathe so air sealing is un-helathy for homes. My lights are CFLs so I can leave them on all over the house now. What do you mean insulation doesn't stop air leaks!!  Lowering the thermostat at night wastes energy because…"
Dec 20, 2012
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TEDx Matt Grocoff - Shelter: How to Destroy the Planet from the Comfort of Home

"Great delivery of a vital message. Too bad it's not a full DER. With more insulation than his R29 in attic could be more of an energy plus home. That would yield a longer impact and less net carbon because the insulation lasts longer than PV…"
Nov 21, 2012
David Eggleton left a comment for David Connelly Legg
"Welcome to the 1000 Home Challenge group, David.  As the project moves out from the pilot phase, much of interest will emerge!  At any time, send me nominations for the Resources section of the group's page."
Sep 23, 2011
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1000 Home Challenge

Linda Wigington distinguished between deep retrofits & deep energy reductions, thus expanding the range of strategies & tactics from which we might propose when engaging with people, the ones who choose.See More
Sep 5, 2011
David Connelly Legg is now a member of Home Energy Pros
Sep 2, 2011

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Dave Legg Energy Associates - self employed
Professional Certification
Project Management Professional
Professional Interests
Project Management and process improvement for energy services companies
Deep Energy Retrofits - the whole emerging story: science, results, approaches, non-energy benefits, risks, smaller footprints, creative multi-family, and project stories.
Workshops on building science and Occupant involvement education - especially related to appliance use
Collaboration for new forms of community energy solutions
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At 1:10pm on September 23, 2011, David Eggleton said…
Welcome to the 1000 Home Challenge group, David.  As the project moves out from the pilot phase, much of interest will emerge!  At any time, send me nominations for the Resources section of the group's page.
At 6:55pm on September 11, 2011, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi David,

Welcome to Home Energy Pros! Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for you!

Don't forget to upload your profile photo. And add your location on our Member Map!


Thanks!
Diane, HEP Moderator

 
 
 

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