"The other major flaw in the analysis is that all energy is not electricity. In California, meeting a specific heating or hot water load with electricity from the grid is more expensive and more environmentally costly than meeting the same load…"
"Here are few of my favorites:
1. Tankless water heaters are instantaneous.
2. Tankless water heaters save energy. (Although this is only a myth in about 1/2 of the cases to which people try to apply tankless water heaters.)
3. Radiant heat is…"
"My on-the-ground experience is not as current as most of you who have given an answer to this question (I hung up my tool-belt in 1985), but I did wrestle with this question thirty years ago when PG&E had their zero interest program (ZIP) for…"
I haven't had a chance to talk with you since the 1990's. Good to know that you are still providing advice on energy savings options in fenestration. For those who don't know him, in the late 1980's and early 1990's,…"
"Please note that every one of the MF sessions has been standing room only. So, unless we get a bigger room for the rest of the sessions this week, do not encourage any one else to attend these sessions. %^}
it is nice to see such intense interest in…"
For too long there has been relatively little EE focus on multifamily, but some new programs have recently started. This group gives us a venue to share our experiences on cost effective audit & retrofit strategies and analysis tool needs.See More
"it is important to remember that although we all know that changing out windows rarely provides a reasonable payback in energy savings, it is extremely cost effective to upgrade to high-performance windows if you are going be replacing the windows…"
New York is increasing its energy standards and is investigating the possibility of implementing the Passive House Standard for new construction and retrofit projects. Interviewee: Ken Levenson, with NY Passive House Assoc and 475.