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Energy Efficiency MicroNews: Conservation Services Group, EnergySavvy, Space-Time Insight, SMUD, ForceField Energy, NYSERDA, EFC, Navigant Research, ASHRAE

This week in energy efficiency news… Conservation Services Group and EnergySavvy have collaborated on a new program management portal, designed to enhance communication among homeowners, contractors and managers of the  Home Performance with Energy Star program at the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority. The New York Home … [Read more...]

The New Power Couple: Energy Efficiency + Demand Response

Move over Bill and Hillary. An even more electrifying power couple is emerging: Energy Efficiency and Demand Response, or EE and DR as their fans call them. EE and DR may not be well-known beyond the world of energy geeks, but their pairing was the focus of intriguing discussion last week in Washington, D.C. at the National Summit on Integrating … [Read more...]

Weatherization works: Recent reports are way off base

By Guest Blogger Stephen L. Cowell November 10, 2011 A recent article in Newsweek, “Obama’s Big Green Mess,” describes what can happen when contractors are “unfamiliar with the nuances of specialized weatherization work.”  The fact is, installing furnaces that exhaust poisonous fumes, putting in water heaters that can explode and blowing toxic … [Read more...]