Is Remote Control of Energy too Much Fluff?

Lisa Cohn of RealEnergyWriters interviews David Davis, product designer for Fresh Air Manufacturing Co., talks about the benefits of home automation versus remote control, saying that remote control can wow homeowners, but won’t necessarily save energy.   Is Remote Control of Energy too Much Fluff? ] Follow our podcast feed or find us on … [Read more...]

Smart grid and stupid buildings: Can this marriage survive?

By Elisa Wood  August 20, 2009  Smart grid is still in its honeymoon phase. Hardly a day goes by without fanfare in the news about how it will reform building energy use. Maybe so. But for the marriage of smart grid and US buildings to work, someone's got to change. Is the stupid building up to the task?  “Wiring the Smart Grid for Energy … [Read more...]