"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…"
"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. …"
"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…"
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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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."
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
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.
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