Just wondered, does anyone know of a better looking intelligent managed power strip? Ethereal Star Wars Design Power Strip I've used this one for about a year and estimate it has saved about $29. Their calculations say it saves when fully loaded:…
The late poet and political activist Muriel Rukeyser famously said, The Universe is made of stories, not of atoms. It’s not just words that make up stories. A scientific equation is a story, and so is getting up from my seat and stretching—it’s the story of back care for an editor. We can tell a story with the expression on our faces. What does it tell you when a loved one rolls her eyes at you, or blows you a kiss? How do you feel when a stranger winks at you? Flips you the bird? That last…Continue
This is the latest from Foskey Road News, a business blog that is strictly consumer focused.
by Edward Foskey
Based on the life expectancy of the heat pump that came with my house when I bought it, I know that I am already living on borrowed time. I just recently had a minor repair and the semi-annual check-up. My plans are to start preparing to replace it by next spring.
lots of customers are attractive by the energy-saving property of LED lights, and want to replace their fluorescent light of LED tube lights. When install LED tube light, there are some points you should bear in mind.
First: LED tube light and components can’t stand overmuch press. You should keep in mind during installation and transportation.
Second: operated by electrician or professionals in case of electric shock
Third: turn off power to fluorescent light in order…Continue
Added by catherinegreen on May 15, 2013 at 7:45pm — No Comments
The easiest way to show a homeowner how their investment in high-efficient equipment will help their wallet is to use the "Simple Payback" Calculation. This 'tried and true' sales tactic will quickly explain how many years before the additional investment to upgrade is paid off. Of course, there are many features that a high-efficient system provides, like superior levels of comfort, wether it be climate control or just condenser noise just outside their children's bedroom. These…Continue
Added by Christopher Morin on May 15, 2013 at 6:50pm — No Comments
Boulder, CO (PRWEB) May 01, 2013
Snugg Home and EnergySavvy have joined forces to advance the integration of residential energy efficiency.
EnergySavvy will provide reporting and other services for energy efficiency programs, while Snugg Home will provide an advanced audit and sales tools for contractors that also collects the data from those audits that programs require. The audit tool, Snugg Pro, allows for a faster audit that generates reports designed to educate and…
Added by Sandy Michaels on May 15, 2013 at 12:56pm — No Comments
In a cartoon, when the character has an idea, an image of a light bulb forms over their head. When the idea is recognized the light bulb turns on. ENERGY STAR® says, “If every American home replaced just one light bulb with a light bulb that's earned the ENERGY STAR®, we would save enough energy to light 3 million homes for a year, save about $600 million in annual energy costs, and prevent 9 billion pounds of greenhouse gas emissions per year, equivalent to those from about 800,000…Continue
Added by Emily on May 13, 2013 at 3:01pm — No Comments
Acronyms and initials (let's call that AI,† for short, not to be confused with the other AI, which stands for artificial intelligence, or AIA, which stands for…Continue
Generally, high-pressure spray polyurethane foam (SPF) applications garner much of the attention in the spray foam industry. However, Touch ‘N Seal’s low-pressure applications have become an increasingly significant part of the market, effectively carving out niches in which high-pressure applications are infeasible. Leading the charge for low-pressure systems are aersol cans and disposable kits, but in recent years, new innovations…Continue
Added by Stephanie Perry on May 9, 2013 at 8:44am — No Comments
Looking for reliable, inexpensive and eco-friendly hot water pumps that can reduce your electricity consumptions? If you are thinking to purchase heating pumps, both for commercial as well as residential use go for either split or integrated system. These are available at moderate prices, yet majority of people are unaware about the benefits of stiebel eltron heat pumps.
Whether you are living in cold or hot climatic…
Added by Jack Sadyak on May 8, 2013 at 10:34pm — No Comments
Third-party solar energy system leases now account for nearly three-quarters of California’s residential solar market, and have added $ billions to the Californian economy according to reports. Popularly known as 'ZERO DOWN', leasing or 3rd party owned models have…Continue
Added by Bijou Lulla on May 8, 2013 at 7:54pm — No Comments
His economic truth about homeownership:
By contrast, real home prices should decline with time, except to the extent that households shell out some money and plow back some of their incomes into maintenance and improvements, because homes wear out and go out of style.
"Here is a harsh truth about homeownership: Over the long haul, it’s hard for homes to compete with the stock market in real…Continue
Nest Labs announced the thermostat’s latest update today, which packs in several features that should make the sweltering summer heat more bearable. And as with all of Nest’s…Continue
We hope you can join EnergyLogic for the one of the best conferences available for home energy professionals - RaterFest! This year's retreat includes a great lineup of presenters, including Mark LaLiberte and Sam Rashkin (along with 12 other industry leaders). In addition to some truly incredible presentations, you will get to network with fellow energy professionals, enjoy delicious meals made from organic/local ingredients, and have one-on-one time with industry experts...all in the…Continue
Added by Meagan Foster on April 30, 2013 at 2:28pm — No Comments
We Are About to Pass 400ppm CO2! The global warming tipping point was 385ppm, as set by James Hansen. The upshot of the CO2 escalation is that there is no longer any environmental point to pursuing energy efficiency. This fact has only been published in this blog, you will not see this noted anywhere…Continue
Home is a place where a man spends the most of his quality time, he recollects the past, thrills about the future and excites about the present. As a result, it is a must that the place is not only decorated and kept neat but, the safety of the home should also be a major concern for the owners. By all means, a house should be protected from various hardcore disasters to stand the test of time. This not only means the internal elements but it includes the external components…Continue
Added by southernelevations on April 29, 2013 at 3:00am — No Comments
Reposted from i.e., the Center for Energy and Environment's Innovation Exchange blog -- http://mncee.org/Innovation-Exchange/ie/
Of course, behaviorism works. So does torture. Give me…Continue
The LED light bulbs are versatile lights gadgets made to offer a more extended and cost efficient lighting answer. An LED gentle bulb is made for outside in addition to indoor spaces. it's possible to retailer a lot of LED light bulbs to achieve a top depth lights solution. LED light bulbs are frequently obtainable via online companies' in addition to native retail retail outlets. the very best LED mild bulbs are white in color and designed specifically for houses and places of work. The…Continue
We use drainage gaps or planes in wall systems to stop water from entering the building shell and causing deterioration or mould. This air gap does two things if wide enough; it prevents water’s surface tension from staying or even climbing up the wall and the gap also disperses the forces of wind driven rain or solar vapour drive. Let’s look at…Continue
Added by Greg Labbe on April 22, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments
Dave Robinson, a principal of GreenEarthEquities, is a man in this industry that needs little introduction. If you didn’t see him at last year’s ACI event accepting the Tony Woods Award, you may have seen him teaching a class, serving as the former president of the California Building Performance Association, or performing deep energy retrofits on…Continue