Silas Inman
  • Male
  • Newtown, PA
  • United States
Share on Facebook Share on Facebook Share

Silas Inman's Friends

  • Mark Richardson
  • Nathan Christensen
  • Caron Electric
  • Chris Laumer-Giddens
  • James Sayers
  • Chris Jefferies
  • Diane Chojnowski

Silas Inman's Discussions

Best Energy Myths

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nehemiah Stone Dec 27, 2012. 40 Replies

What are some of the best energy myths you have ever heard? I think this could be good for a couple of laughs. I will start:Incandescent light bulbs give off more heat than light and because of this…Continue

Tags: myths

 

Silas Inman's Page

Profile Information

Company
Forward Energy Solutions, Inc.
Professional Interests
Energy monitoring, energy management, energy management software, carbon accounting software, energy efficiency, energy conservation
Website URL
http://www.forwardenergysolutions.com/
Twitter ID
ForwardEnergy
Facebook Page
ForwardEnergySolutionsInc

Silas Inman's Photos

Loading…
  • Add Photos
  • View All

Silas Inman's Blog

Preventing Huge Holiday Electric Bills

Posted on December 2, 2010 at 12:24pm 4 Comments

It’s that time of year again. The holiday season is upon us. With Thanksgiving already in the shadows many people either have already or will soon set up their Christmas or other holiday decorations. Decorations are a great way to get into the season and spread cheer but they can also be a great way to increase electric bills. As Christmas trees and decorative lighting get plugged in electric bills go up. The exact amount the bills will increase depends on the lighting being used and how the… Continue

Taking the Home Energy Scoring Tool a Step Further

Posted on November 11, 2010 at 1:00pm 4 Comments

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) puts a great deal of focus and concern into the area of weatherization. An abundant amount of recovery act funding went towards weatherization and in return the reduction of energy consumption. In an attempt to make the auditing and assessing aspect of weatherization readily available and understood by both experts and consumers alike the DOE has created the Home Energy Scoring Tool.



This tool is available online for free and unlike similar…

Continue

Why should I monitor my energy usage?

Posted on November 3, 2010 at 7:30am 2 Comments

The biggest question many professionals and consumers alike have about energy monitoring is whether or not it actually works. The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) recently conducted a home electricity use study. This study looked at various factors, one of which was the home energy monitor. They found that using an energy monitor could result in savings of 8-25%. EPRI conducted further research into…

Continue

Energy Savings to the Cloud

Posted on November 1, 2010 at 2:00pm 4 Comments

You may have noticed the term 'cloud' or 'cloud computing' circulating around popular media. This has become an increasingly popular term and is used quite frequently by Microsoft in their recent advertising campaigns in order to create buzz. Although it is a widely used term it is not a widely understood concept. What makes cloud computing unique, or how does it work? Is it just a new term that means the internet or online?



According to Wikipedia cloud computing is web-based…

Continue

Comment Wall (1 comment)

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

Join Home Energy Pros

At 9:17am on November 1, 2010, Diane Chojnowski said…
Hi Silas,

Welcome to Home Energy Pros! Thanks for the great photos you added! Please feel free to join or start a forum discussion or blog and to post more photos, videos or events. And...invite your colleagues!

Thanks, Diane
 
 
 

Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

Twitter

Latest Activity

Dan Antonioli replied to Dan Antonioli's discussion Net Zero Energy Hot Water
"Daniel,  Several years ago I was researching two different systems, one of which I almost…"
5 hours ago
Dan Antonioli replied to Dan Antonioli's discussion Net Zero Energy Hot Water
"Rich, it always depends on site conditions, but generally speaking the 80% figure is a common…"
5 hours ago
Rick Causo posted a video

Swing Green GFX Drain Water Heat Recovery - GreenFoX

PowerHouseTV aired Sept 5 & 6, 2015. Segment 2 of the show highlights Swing Green, Inc. and the 4th generation of Drain Water Heat Recovery system, the Green...
10 hours ago
Matt Thornberry replied to Kim Tanner's discussion Game of Homes
"Thanks Kim! Game of Homes is an exciting new way to earn professional development credits for BPI…"
11 hours ago
Tom White posted a video

Enhabit: the non-profit that helps homes work better

Hear from homeowners Sonia, Amy, Roberta and Ty of Portland, Oregon, and Andy of Beaverton, Oregon, about their experiences with Enhabit. Enhabit is a non-pr...
12 hours ago
Daniel Beauchemin replied to Dan Antonioli's discussion Net Zero Energy Hot Water
"Dan Antonioli, You can use a ThermoDrain, drain water heat recovery to preheat your water and…"
13 hours ago
Steve Leombruno replied to Tim Kendzia's discussion Cooling effect from solar panels
"I have been told t"
13 hours ago
Rich Manning replied to Diane Chojnowski's discussion Poll: Where do you go for information on home performance?
"My favorite is Building Science Corp. Its not only comprehensive, its free!"
13 hours ago

© 2016   Created by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service