Editorial: My Apartment in Tokyo
Every time I visit Japan I learn something new, and my most recent trip was no exception. This time I stayed in an apartment, which exposed me to several new energy-related devices. First, what’...
Any way you look at it, residential electricity use in America is falling. Recent data from the Energy Information Administration show that electricity use fell 3% in total and 7% when calculated per person in the last ... [continue reading]
More and more, the streams of energy and information are becoming entangled. No single event heralds this merger; instead, dozens of innovations across a wide front mark the transformation. What does that wide front look ... [continue reading]
Art Rosenfeld, the father of modern energy efficiency, recently passed away. You may not have heard of Art, but he transformed the way you save energy. So you want to design an energy-efficient home? You&... [continue reading]
The United States and Canada have been fortunate to have access to natural gas for space heating, water heating, and other applications. Over the decades, gas supplies have been both reliable and affordable. We also ... [continue reading]
In a recent article by Chris Dorsi, he provides an excellent summary of the latest crop of Internet-connected devices for home energy applications. This year’s harvest is larger, more diverse, and often more ... [continue reading]
“Why do you need to cool and heat the whole building? Why don’t you cool and heat ...
The old way of integrating technology into a home could be a major headache. If a client doesn’t ...