Transportation Energy Savings
A version of this article appears in the Winter 2017 issue of Home Energy Magazine.
October 03, 2017
The next frontier of home energy savings is in the garage.
As a home energy auditor, I looked at dozens of garages but never considered how much my clients could save by changing their transportation habits. In 2012, I worked for a small nonprofit that offered residential and commercial energy audits in Michigan. That spring, after my office moved to downtown Ann Arbor, I started occasionally commuting by bicycle. Four years later we sold our second car, and we haven’t regretted it for a minute.
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