Editorial: Elder Star

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Editorial: Elder Star

All of us have elderly relatives or friends, but have you ever considered their energy consumption patterns? On the surface, those patterns may look little different from your own, but in fact the aging population ...

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Why Proof Will Be the New Normal // Part 4: A Hook for Home Performance

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May 30, 2017

Corbett and Grace have their work cut out for them. In a decade that has seen employment in the solar-energy sector surge to over 260,000 jobs, home performance enterprises have struggled to find similar traction. SolarCity ... [continue reading]

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Navigating the Oncoming Storm: Opportunities and Challenges with Home Energy Management

Author: Essie Snell
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May 21, 2017

Home energy management (HEM) systems—comprising smart networked devices that can provide information on, and dynamically adjust, energy use within a home—have been evolving for decades and finally appear poised to enter ... [continue reading]

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Why Proof Will Be the New Normal // Part 3: Getting It All on Screen

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May 02, 2017

This is part 3 of a series of articles on Corbett Lunsford and Grace McPhillips Lunsford’s PROOF is POSSIBLE tiny-house tour. While the Lunsfords have engaged consumers directly on the PROOF is POSSIBLE tour, ... [continue reading]

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Why Proof Will Be the New Normal // Part 2: A Tiny House with Big Ideas

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April 03, 2017

This is part 2 of a series of articles on Corbett Lunsford and Grace McPhillips Lunsford’s PROOF is POSSIBLE tiny house tour. Corbett, who likes to remind people that he’d never built ... [continue reading]

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Why Proof Will Be the New Normal // Part 1: Meet the First Family of Home Performance

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March 12, 2017

This is part 1 of a series of articles on Corbett Lunsford and Grace McPhillips Lunsford’s PROOF is POSSIBLE tiny house tour. Chances are you need no introduction to Corbett Lunsford. You may have ... [continue reading]

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Editorial: Elder Star

Author: Alan Meier
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June 30, 2013

All of us have elderly relatives or friends, but have you ever considered their energy consumption patterns? On the surface, those patterns may look little different from your own, but in fact the aging population ... [continue reading]

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Energy Data Gains Traction in Real Estate Listings

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Energy Data Gains Traction in Real Estate Listings

For more than a decade studies have consistently shown that homebuyers want energy efficient features, but few are actually aware ...

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