Recent years have seen an explosion of advances in design, technology and other resources to reduce waste and drive down utility bills. The problem is that many property owners still don’t take advantage of energy saving opportunities, even when they demonstrably save money over the long run.
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A New Jersey firm has found a way to provide electronic energy-saving shading for windows at very little additional cost. Elliott Schlam, the principal of New Visual Media Group, says his firm has come up with a new take on the traditional window shade – a super-thin sheet of polymer film that’s installed inside insulating […]
Introduced in October the tech community all but fell over themselves in appreciation of the new Nest Learning Thermostat which was designed in part by several former Apple employees and claims to be able to save you energy by learning your habits and routines. The Palo Alto company has been provided funding from Kleiner Perkins, […]
The next step to take from an energy audit is to perform retrofitting such as weatherization. From the results of the energy audit you should know what areas of your home need to be addressed. Focus on correcting those issues first, then move on to other areas as needed.
In keeping with Harvard’s university-wide commitment to sustainable building practices and campus operations, the university has just completed graduate housing that is set to achieve a high level of LEED certification. The 115,000 sq ft project houses 215 beds in over 30 different suite types, and includes a faculty director’s suite, a fitness room, study […]