Editorial: The Fast-Changing World of Saving Energy
In reviewing the content of this issue, I was struck by how rapidly the energy-saving business is changing. In this issue, we cover the come-from-nowhere explosion in LEDs. Another article about energy-efficient homes in Germany ...
The rules regarding home energy savings are changing. New technologies and shifting realities are showing us that many of the old energy-saving dictums are now obsolete. If, for instance, you look at the top energy-saving ... [continue reading]
In early 2013, EPA challenged retailers to sell 20 million Energy Star-certified LED lightbulbs by Earth Day 2014. The results are in, and U.S. retailers—with the help of manufacturers and utilities—more than exceeded ... [continue reading]
By reducing the off-delay interval to 30 seconds, a building owner can see energy savings of more than 75%. [continue reading]
Passive Houses with different wall systems are studied to see what their life cycle energy and carbon savings are compared to conventionally built homes. [continue reading]
An energy management consultant since 1974, Andrew Rudin shares his personal accounts, the good and the bad, with using solar panels to generate electricity and to heat water. [continue reading]
The potential for reducing energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions through retrofitting existing homes offers major incentives for future work. [continue reading]
Consulting online reviews has become an integral part of the modern consumer’s buying process. A recent study from ...
Reality-LLC is my consulting firm based in southern Arizona. Water is a precious resource here—as it is ...