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EEBA 2014 Conference Presentations

EEBA has posted many of the presentations from their conference in St. Louis last week. Check them out here:…Continue

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Follow the action at ACI National Home Performance Conference
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Diane Chojnowski May 1.

Alex Laskey: How behavioral science can lower your energy bill

What's a proven way to lower your energy costs? Would you believe: learning what your neighbor pays?Alex Laskey from OPower shows how a quirk of human behavior can make homeowners all better, wiser…Continue

Started Jun 6, 2013

Forum discussion threads - what to do when you reach a reply limit
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Bud Poll pointed out to us that a couple of threads lately have become difficult to follow because of a limit to the number of comments in a thread.The limit is 8 comments threaded below an original…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Diane Chojnowski Sep 27, 2012.

 

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Inventors of LEDs for general lighting win Nobel Prize in Physics

Three people who together helped increase the energy efficiency of lighting systems across the world have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced Tuesday.…

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Posted on October 9, 2014 at 7:32am

TopTenUSA: The most energy efficient products

TopTen USA is a new non-profit organization that makes it easy for consumers to find the most energy efficient products. World Wildlife Fund is a partner in TopTen USA and blogs about the new website:

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At 10:02am on August 29, 2014, Kevin Jordan said…

I seem to keep having errors loading pics.  Tried phone pics too...

At 9:47am on August 29, 2014, Kevin Jordan said…

Thanks for the greeting!! I am looking to learn all I can in convincing the real estate industry to think green in Phenix City, Al area.

At 3:46pm on July 21, 2014, Don Fitchett said…

Thanks Diane, for the warm welcome. Right now plan on doing some searching and exploring of value added infrared home energy surveys to learn more of today's use and learn more about homeenergypros in the process.

At 10:59am on May 28, 2014, Martin Smith said…

Thank you for the welcome, Diane! Looking forward to connecting and making great use of this resource.

At 2:47am on May 28, 2014, Rocky Snider said…

Hey Just my thoughts on home energy. Alot of people want to create an house envelope that does not allow any air to get in or out. Sealed up tight as a drum. That is not the way to go in my humble experience. It depends way too much on mechanical refrigiration and not enough on passive heating and cooling. Check out Bio-memicary. I did not spell that right but it is the science of studying nature. look at a tree and how it works. Stand in the sun then stand under a tree. Look how the human body gets rid of heat. We have billions of pores that regulate our temperatures. Nature is the answer if we are to really become sustainable.

At 5:47pm on March 21, 2014, Marcus Camfferman said…

Diane,

           Thank you  - I am excited to be here.

                                                        Marcus

At 1:59pm on March 21, 2014, Matthew Levene said…

Diane, thank you for the warm welcome!

At 8:50am on February 19, 2014, Phil Luther said…

Thank you Diane!  I am looking forward to sharing and learning from the others here too.

Best Regards,

Phil Luther

At 7:47am on January 16, 2014, Jenn Saunders said…

Hey Diane,

Thanks for the welcome message!  I am happy to be a part of this awesome community.

Best,

Jenn

At 9:37am on November 17, 2013, Andrew 'A.J' Levis said…

Any info on zero net energy schools?

 
 
 

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