If you haven't been paying attention, LED's for the home are dropping in price like crazy.
I first put up a post on the best LED A19 bulb for 60-W and 40-W replacements with pricing pulled from Amazon.Continue
Below is a post I published on calculating a home energy use by region using a tool my utility (Georgia Power) provided (made by Apogee). It's a nice tool to show homeowners if their utility provides something similar. It could help you validate how improvements to the home can help save energy.
Home Energy Pros,
Has anyone used a lead generation service that they have had success with?
What are your general thoughts about lead generation?
At Mapawatt.com, we think that linking educated consumers with home energy pros is a much needed service. Of course there is Angie's list, but that is a paid service and I dont think it's that strong in Home Energy services.
This post on the Best Ways to Save Energy was originally seen on Mapawatt. The goal is to provide homeowners a reference page that will help guide them to things they can do and incentives they can earn for saving energy.
What are the best ways to save energy? It’s a topic that we’ve been wondering a lot about. The best ways to save energy for someone in Alaska are probably going to…Continue
The following blog appeared on Mapawatt for the Philips L prize LED bulb cost. What are your thoughts on the price of this bulb? Would you recommend it to your customers when there are lower cost LEDs available?
In March 2012 I read an article on…Continue
Below is the post that originally was put up on Mapawatt on the Utility Green Button. As the Green Button is adopted by more and more utilities, I believe Home Energy Pros should make sure to inform every customer of its existence and how it can help homeowners better manage utility bills.
The idea for the utility Green Button was first put forth by U.S. CTO Aneesh…Continue
The following appeared on my blog Mapawatt and is in response to the "free energy plans" that have infiltrated Google and Facebook advertisements. I'm afraid a large number of people get suckered into buying these and are left with junk.
It still amazes me that with all our posts dedicated to trying to help homeowners save energy, our most popular posts are on free energy scams (mainly…Continue
First off, there is no law actually calling for the death of the incandescent. The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 actually states…Continue
This post was originally posted here.
Product developers know that as energy costs rise, consumer's budgets get tightened, and people start to care more about their environment (the trifecta of sustainable drivers), those consumers are going to want products that help them save energy. But do all these products live up to their…Continue
This post originally appeared on Mapawatt Blog and is a great comparison of residential solar vs. wind.
If you're a homeowner interested in creating your own clean energy, chances are you are considering installing a solar pv array or a wind turbine. Which is…Continue