Maria Lacey
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  • Lewiston, ID
  • United States
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Maria Lacey replied to Linda Wigington's discussion Low-cost electricity monitoring: Accuracy & Applications in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"I attempted to use an AZTech device. I have used the Watt Stopper, Watts Up Pro, Kill-A-Watt and Kill-A-Watt EZ. I also have a custom-configured SEL 5030 revenue meter which SEL's metering program donated to my energy…"
Tuesday
Maria Lacey joined David Eggleton's group
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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
Tuesday
Maria Lacey replied to Jamie Kaye's discussion Flickering LED lights
"I think the tendency is to look at lamps (light bulbs) as though they're the same if they all have the same base, in this instance an A19. Instead, consider them as three different types of technology which each use electricity…"
Jul 31
Maria Lacey replied to Jamie Kaye's discussion Flickering LED lights
"Dennis, do you mind if I print this out and keep it in my "Binder of Good Explanations"? Thank you for providing what would earn my vote for "best answer"!"
Jul 7
Maria Lacey replied to Jamie Kaye's discussion Flickering LED lights
"When we're going from "old" to "new" lighting technology, it's important to make sure all the components--wiring, switch, fixture, lamp (bulb)--are designed for that application. A fixture that came with a CFL…"
Jul 7
Maria Lacey replied to Jamie Kaye's discussion Flickering LED lights
"Tim & Richard, Are the light fixtures in your ceiling fans rated for use with LEDs & CFLs? If not, there could be the problem.    "
Jul 3
Maria Lacey replied to Craig Savage's discussion Leveraging other trades to get EE
"I think it's not a waste of labor, it just represents a new way of looking at the work for some. Look at the potential return on investment over the life of the home in reduced energy use, reduced carbon footprint, and non-energy…"
May 23
Maria Lacey replied to Craig Savage's discussion Leveraging other trades to get EE
"On windows, entry doors, exterior walls, and interior walls which house a thermal bypass, what would a person stand to lose by sealing or caulking before doing the trim work?"
May 22
Maria Lacey replied to King Rosales's discussion Where did you buy your LED lights?
"In the US, www.dsireusa.org is a good resource on energy efficiency incentives."
May 22
Maria Lacey replied to King Rosales's discussion Where did you buy your LED lights?
"I purchased my LED lamps 3 years ago, and 46/60/75 watt equivalents were not yet widely available in local retail outlets. I purchased mine at walmart and HomeDepot, because that's where they were in stock and I only wanted…"
May 15
Maria Lacey replied to Sean Lintow Sr's discussion Water Saver or Gimmick? in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"Gentlemen (John and Craig), flow restrictor devices--whether they're in the form of a showerhead or an aerator--aren't a "one size fits all" solution. They're components within a system. I find it wise, before changing…"
May 9
Maria Lacey replied to Sean Lintow Sr's discussion Water Saver or Gimmick? in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"Looks to me like the Ladybug/Monarch/Roadrunner devices which can be found in the $30 range on ebay or amazon. For me, with regard to what I'd use in my home, it's a gimmick--the water heater is on the other side of the shower…"
May 8
Maria Lacey joined Sean Lintow Sr's group
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Best Practices (Residential)

Best Building, Retrofitting, or even Auditing Practices - what are they, what should change, what needs to find it's way to the dust bin of history?See More
May 8

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Mar 21
Diane Chojnowski left a comment for Maria Lacey
"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…"
Mar 21
Maria Lacey joined A. Tamasin Sterner's group
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Dear Occupant:

What conditions were present when a customer had an Aha moment?  What made the communication successful?  Please share your successes here so we can all learn.  'Cause we know that houses don't use energy.  People Do! See More
Mar 20

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Company
Community Action Partnership
Professional Certification
BA, AA, "Bridges out of Poverty" certified trainer
Professional Interests
residential energy conservation education among fixed income households (LIHEAP and WAP program participants)
Website URL
http://www.cap4action.org

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At 12:39pm on March 21, 2014, Diane Chojnowski said…

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