Todd Hoener is an end-use and renewable energy specialist, building analyst, home energy rater, AEE commercial energy auditor and LEED accredited professional with specialty. He is a principal and the president of Stellar Communications and Energy, a research, consulting and communications company located in Ester, Alaska.
In 1949, according to DOE’s Energy Information Administration (EIA), residential electricity consumption was 5% of total residential energy consumption. By 2009, it was 40%. This rise is attributable to many factors—appliance and equipment saturation, innovations ... [continue reading]
To understand how we acquire or manage our energy resources—including end use energy—we have to understand human behavior. This often-undervalued variable in our energy economy may be our most critical resource ... [continue reading]
Tom Marsik and Kristin Donaldson of Dillingham, Alaska, recently achieved the distinction of building the world's tightest residential building. The World Record Academy, an international organization that certifies world records, presented the award to their ... [continue reading]
The University of Alaska Fairbanks takes part in the higher-education trend of efficient student housing [continue reading]
The Denali Education Center campus in Alaska gives a solar water-heating system a try. Here are some lessons learned. [continue reading]
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