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Managing Plug Loads With Advanced Power Strips

June 18, 2015

In recent years, the number and diversity of consumer electronics used in homes has grown substantially. Look around you right now—how many devices do you see plugged in? But the convenience and entertainment ... [continue reading]


A Net Zero Energy Home Grows Up: Lessons and Puzzles from Ten Years of Data

September 20, 2017

In 2005, Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver teamed up with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to design and build a net zero energy (NZE) home in Wheat Ridge, Colorado. A main goal of the ... [continue reading]


Lessons Learned from a Smart Home Demonstration in New York City

April 01, 2019

While the concept of a smart home may still appear to be confined to the niche market, there now is a wide range of commercially mature, consumer-facing smart home devices that can improve comfort and ... [continue reading]

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