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Energy and household monitors - reduce energy use

People Who Have Access To Power Meter Data Reduce Their Energy Use: Study FAST COMPANY | MAY 25, 2011 simplest way to…Continue

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Started May 26, 2011


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Robert Zockoff replied to Rod Fox's discussion Utility Meter Accuracy
"I'm in the Boston area and out cost last Jan.2015 thru June 2015 was $.21/kWh for ALL usage. 65% was the supply portion and 35% was the distribution portion to the local utility. I did come " all the way down" to $.18/kWh this summer,…"
Nov 23
Robert Zockoff replied to Rod Fox's discussion Utility Meter Accuracy
"I agree that Current Cost has no USA support that I can get either. I believe it is being sold in USA by an authorized distributor that is a 1 man shop. I have used a revenue grade power monitor from Continental Control Systems…"
Nov 23
Robert Zockoff replied to Rod Fox's discussion Utility Meter Accuracy
"I would agree with BobB. I have a number of large clients that have heat pumps with electric backup and have a total of three 200A panels. Look for another one in the attic. "
Nov 23
Robert Zockoff replied to Irvin McLaughlin's discussion Unhappy customer, feels should have saved more...
"I think the work you did was very reasonable in cost and scope, BUT I would stress that the work done for repair or comfort were not energy efficiency related. This was more than half of the costs, replacement water heater, kitchen faucet,…"
Jan 2
Robert Zockoff replied to Steve Waclo's discussion Underperforming? Energy Efficiency of HVAC Equipment Suffers Due to Poor Installation
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Robert Zockoff replied to Doug Horgan's discussion Geothermal real-world performance
"Leonard's study is a good read for anyone that is considering geothermal(btw, I had to sign into my Google Docs to open it). I did a similar study for a client here in the Northeast that showed similar results with geothermal higher install and…"
Feb 21, 2013
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Work collaboratively to find easier, more accurate and better ways to model, predict and verify a home's energy consumption.
Mar 1, 2012
Robert Zockoff replied to Judi Lyall's discussion What to do with a pocket door in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"I have the same problem in a 1960 era house with 2 pocket doors that are still useable and appropriate. For a winter season fix, I use clear packing tape over the voids next to the open door. It is mostly invisible and stops all air flow, but really…"
Jan 5, 2012
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Best Practices (Residential)

Best Building, Retrofitting, or even Auditing Practices - what are they, what should change, what needs to find it's way to the dust bin of history?See More
Jan 5, 2012
Robert Zockoff replied to Robert Zockoff's discussion Support licensing in 2011 in the group Wrightsoft - Manual J / Manual D
"Kyle, Thanks for suggestions. I'll give them a try and let you know how it works out.   Bob    "
Jun 20, 2011
Robert Zockoff added a discussion to the group Wrightsoft - Manual J / Manual D

Support licensing in 2011

I previously purchased a license for Wrightsoft. Now that they have gone to an annual support fee in 2011, they won't even give me a new license key when I reloaded the software on the same machine after a crash. I understand the need to charge for support services, but demanding a suport fee just to re-activate a key seems excessive. Anyone have similar issues lately? I'm not sure that I'll renew their support just for the key activation. Other products are available and better for the…See More
Jun 10, 2011
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Energy and household monitors reduces energy use

People Who Have Access To Power Meter Data Reduce Their Energy Use: Study FAST COMPANY | MAY 25, 2011 simplest way to cut down on energy use isn't to build millions of brand-new LEED-certified buildings; it's to convince ... read more---See More
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At 2:32pm on May 7, 2011, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Robert,

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!

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