Nickie Irvine
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Nickie Irvine replied to Diane Chojnowski's discussion Linda Wiggington honored with 2016 Conservation Luminary Award
"Linda has inspired many, many people to reduce their energy use - and has created a practical support network to make it happen.  We need multiple approaches to achieve goals of comfort, health, and energy reduction and that is another great…"
Sep 12, 2016
Nickie Irvine commented on Paul Scheckel's blog post Gas vs Induction Cooking Energy Comparison
"Comment to Tauren on costs of natural gas vs electric induction.  Because of the extremely high efficiency of heat transfer and very low use (I estimate about three times more efficient and certainly quicker) - the higher electric costs are at…"
Jun 26, 2016
Nickie Irvine commented on Paul Scheckel's blog post Gas vs Induction Cooking Energy Comparison
"Thanks Paul for the first results of your testing - much appreciated! I got a single burner portable Mirage Pro IIIG4 induction cooktop by Vollrath (Model 59500P 1800W plugged) and found that it lowered our energy use significantly. …"
Jun 16, 2016
Nickie Irvine replied to Linda Wigington's discussion Weigh in - Honorable Mention? 2nd Base? Half-Way There? 50% Better? On the Path? in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"How about Halfway Honor Award?  We need sentences that are quick and don't require a lot of explanation. "Our household achieved a Halfway Honor Award toward the Thousand Home Challenge." This is how we spread the word about what…"
Jul 9, 2015
Nickie Irvine replied to Linda Wigington's discussion Weigh in - Honorable Mention? 2nd Base? Half-Way There? 50% Better? On the Path? in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"Judy, I like your reasoning in analyzing most of these possible names.  And I agree that "On the Path" conveys progress.  But as someone who has met the Thousand Home Challenge, it is not a phrase that I can use that will be…"
Jul 7, 2015
Nickie Irvine replied to Linda Wigington's discussion Weigh in - Honorable Mention? 2nd Base? Half-Way There? 50% Better? On the Path? in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"I think we should get back to our discussion of whether the Thousand Home Challenge should embrace a two-tiered system.  Personally, I think it is a great idea for a number of reasons. 1. It would get more people involved in the process. Easier…"
Jul 2, 2015
Nickie Irvine replied to Linda Wigington's discussion Congrats Ceniceros Household! 26th Project to Officially Meet 1000 Home Challenge in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"Yes, Bruce, I think that deciding what you will do to conserve yourself, rather than being told (or nagged) makes a huge difference - so I'm not surprised to hear that your table conversation was very motivating.  Now if the kids get…"
Mar 19, 2015
Nickie Irvine replied to Linda Wigington's discussion Congrats Ceniceros Household! 26th Project to Officially Meet 1000 Home Challenge in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"Congratulations Bruce - what an impressive effort.  A 62% reduction in gas, and 100% reduction in electric by my calculations. Love that the whole family was involved!  Very curious how the kids contributed. I wanted to clarify the…"
Mar 19, 2015
David Eggleton left a comment for Nickie Irvine
"Welcome to the 1000 Home Challenge group, Nickie.  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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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
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Aug 26, 2011

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At 1:03pm on September 23, 2011, David Eggleton said…
Welcome to the 1000 Home Challenge group, Nickie.  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 7:02pm on September 11, 2011, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Nickie,

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!


Thanks!
Diane, HEP Moderator

 
 
 

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