Evan Mills
  • Male
  • Berkeley, CA
  • United States
Online Now
Share on Facebook Share on Facebook Share

Evan Mills's Friends

  • Better Buildings Support
  • Ronald L. Stevens
  • Danielle Sass Byrnett
  • Greg La Vardera
  • Marg properties
  • randy tolowski
  • kevin parcell
  • Elizabeth Russell
  • Ivan Terreu Roche
  • Laura Reedy Stukel
  • Linda Wigington
  • Ben Fowler
  • Green Jobs Training Center
  • Chris Kaiser
  • Jamie Kaye

Evan Mills's Groups

Evan Mills's Discussions

What do dung beetles have that we don't?
3 Replies

I see over…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Evan Mills Feb 3, 2013.

New LBNL Resource: Steps to Improving Ventilation in Existing Homes
2 Replies

http://resaveguide.lbl.gov/Context: This work was done under RESAVE, a California Energy Commission (CEC) Public Interest Energy Research (PIER) Program. The…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Barry Stephens Oct 4, 2012.

On the lighter side....
1 Reply

Breaking news from Opower.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by tedkidd Aug 13, 2012.


Loading… Loading feed


Evan Mills's Page

Profile Information

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Energy Analysis Department
Website URL
Twitter ID
Facebook Page
LinkedIn Profile

Professional Activities

Web-based buildings energy analysis - http://hes.lbl.gov | http://hespro.lbl.gov | http://energyiq.lbl.gov

Social media - http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov

Energy education - http://eetd.lbl.gov/ea/mills/CC_education/CC_education.html

The intersection of energy management and risk management - http://insurance.lbl.gov

Improved offgrid lighting in the developing world - http://light.lbl.gov

Building commissioning - http://cx.lbl.gov

Climate change - http://www.ipcc.ch

Evan Mills's Photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All

Evan Mills's Blog

Taming the Energy Use of Gaming Computers

New report on the surprising energy appetite of gaming PCs -- More info and link to the full report here.

While not part of the building envelope or primary systems that home energy pros usually engage with, it's important to know about this increasingly…


Posted on July 21, 2015 at 2:38pm — 2 Comments

Home Energy Pros turns one!

When my first kid turned one, he was barely walking.

When Home Energy Pros turned one it was galloping.

We’re off to a wildly…


Posted on November 1, 2011 at 7:00am — 5 Comments

Efficient + Disaster Resilient = Sustainable

Picture a so-called “green” building in a floodplain.  Now picture a storm-hardened home guzzling gas like there is no tomorrow.

For me, neither of these conjures up an image of true sustainability.

By virtue of being built unconsciously (or defiantly) in harm’s way, a building is not durable and thus not (in my book) sustainable.  Similarly, a disaster-resilient building belching out greenhouse gases that any scientist worth their salt will tell you is contributing to present…


Posted on August 28, 2011 at 12:00am — 4 Comments

Asset Rating with the Home Energy Scoring Tool

The White House announced this week a new initiative to boost home energy efficiency. This is the culmination of the Recovery Through Retrofit plan, funded through the…


Posted on November 9, 2010 at 10:00am — 14 Comments

Kermit was Right: It's NOT Easy Being Green

Download a more fully fleshed-out and illustrated version of this saga here.

It’s not easy being Green … even if you have a Ph.D. in the subject. Kermit was right, but I’m on a mission to prove him wrong.

Moving to a new home in mid-2008 presented a…


Posted on October 26, 2010 at 1:30pm — 7 Comments

Efficiency Lives -- The Rebound Effect Not So Much

While the following discussion (originally published in Climate Progress) extends to energy opportunities well outside the residential sphere, it's the latest example an overstatement of the so-called "Rebound Effect". Although there are certainly times that a portion of the…


Posted on October 22, 2010 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Welcome to Home Energy Pros!

Welcome to Home Energy Pros – the unique digital community by and for those who work in the home energy performance arena.

It is no secret that we are on the cusp of a major transformation in how energy efficiency is deployed in the housing sector. After all, the U.S. President even went on television in a major…

Posted on October 4, 2010 at 5:00am — 4 Comments

Evan Mills's Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

Comment Wall (11 comments)

You need to be a member of Home Energy Pros to add comments!

Join Home Energy Pros

At 2:16am on August 29, 2012, Gjorevski Saso said…

Hi Evan ,

 Thank you for your kind welcome and yes Macedonia is on the map now.

Best Regards


At 2:18am on January 5, 2012, Wieslaw Sadownik said…

Hi Evan,

Thanks for kind wellcome , and I'm proud to be one of "long distance" fans of the site..

I hope learn intensively by reading the contents, despite here we meet a little other building tradition. materials etc. I am since 2 years in the energy matters (www.irvis.pl) , and it gets day by day more exciting for me !

So - thanks for great job, and - see you !

At 3:27pm on January 3, 2012, Murray Hogarth said…

Thanks Evan

Yay. Australia is now 'on the map' as they say!


At 8:27pm on March 17, 2011, Jim Mikel said…
Thanks Dr. Mills.  Good to finally "see" you. 
At 7:23am on March 13, 2011, Gilberto De Martino Jannuzzi said…
Will do that! best regards. Gilberto
At 10:07am on December 9, 2010, Gil Masters said…
Hi Evan,

Thanks for the personal welcome note.

Would it be appropriate for me to call attention to your new website on my "energyfolks" email list (with about 3000 members)? If so, could you write a short paragraph that I could just paste into my next blurb?

At 10:55pm on December 8, 2010, Lorna G. Fear said…
Noodling around on this site, I found a video that I contributed to. Have you checked out "Energy Rap"?
At 7:52pm on December 8, 2010, Lorna G. Fear said…
Hey, Evan, thanks! I sincerely appreciate your compliment. By the way, do you know Howdy Goudy?
At 8:18am on December 5, 2010, Eric Aune said…
Thanks for the compliment! I've always told my apprentices that if its going to work well it has to look good too!
At 6:30pm on November 7, 2010, Kathleen Greely said…
Evan--nice work here! We're launching new homes and whole house programs in PA...the Pennsylvania landscape is changing quickly for the better.


Home Energy Pros

Home Energy Pros was founded by the developers of Home Energy Saver Pro (sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy,) and brought to you in partnership with Home Energy magazine.  Home Energy Pros is sponsored by the Better Buildings Residential Network.

Latest Activity

Profile IconWilliam Smith and Juan Jose Palacios joined Home Energy Pros
4 hours ago
Eric Kjelshus replied to John Gillis's discussion Energy Savings of Whole House Fans vs. Air Conditioners in SoCal Featured on New 'Ask This Old House' Season in the group News & Announcements
"2000 SF house in Kansas City needs a 36" whole house fan or about 8,000 CFM takes a 1/4 HP fan…"
6 hours ago
Eric Kjelshus joined Diane Chojnowski's group

News & Announcements

Share your news and announcements with the community in this group.See More
6 hours ago
Eric Kjelshus replied to David Byrnes's discussion Insulation machine preferences
"If you find over heating look at voltage/amp draw very hard.    I find if you have…"
6 hours ago
Colin Genge posted events
8 hours ago
Adrienne DeAngelo posted an event

GreenPoint Rated CORE Training at Best Western Plus Marina Shores Hotel

October 15, 2015 to October 17, 2015
Increase your certifications or get to know the GreenPoint Rated system so that you can work more…See More
9 hours ago
Colin Genge replied to John Carton's discussion Smoke Puffer stick
"Retrotec Smoke Puffer is available for pickup from Energy Federation. They will not ship them due…"
9 hours ago
Colin Genge updated an event

Retrotec is exhibiting at the ACI National Home Performance Conference & Trade Show at Austin Hilton

April 4, 2016 at 8am to April 7, 2016 at 5pm
The 2016 ACI National Home Performance Conference and Trade Show is coming to Austin, TX April…See More
9 hours ago

© 2015   Created by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service