Energy Efficiency

Can Switching to a Dual Flush Toilet Save Heat?

August 10, 2012
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  First off, my wife just joked that I used a photo of a ‘male’ bathroom. Seat up and two rolls of toilet paper. Regarding the heat savings, we’ll see…I haven’t done the math yet. But it is a minor claim occasionally made alongside those of saving toilet water. Dual flush or low flow toilets […]

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Life After The Low Hanging Fruit – What is Peak Oil?

June 29, 2012
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  As an aside, peak oil in it’s own way got me into the energy profession…long story. What is peak oil? And why does it produce such a polarized response when you bring it up? I mean, seriously…Google “peak oil” and randomly pick a few sites. They all either tout peak oil as the ecological […]

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Energy Efficiency Links

April 9, 2012
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  Go here to see a real ‘chainsaw retrofit’ of a house. Oooh…just about everyone in the energy fields has wanted to see a real ‘Chainsaw’ retrofit. Well, Green Building Advisor had a chance to visit the site of one. Start your Stihl! The List Energy modeling is not very accurate. Why do we do […]

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6 Ways to Make Your Home More Attractive to Buyers Through Energy Efficiency

March 20, 2012
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  Greetings…today brings our first guest post from the folks at EnergyLink in Columbia, MO. And here we go… In today’s downturned economy, it is no secret that right now may not be the best time to put your home on the market. However, home sellers do not always have the time to let a […]

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PACE – That’s Property Assessed Clean Energy

March 7, 2012
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  As an energy guy, I have no bias at all on the topic of PACE or Property Assessed Clean Energy loans. It’s the unequivocally greatest thing ever thus explaining the new expression, ‘the best thing since PACE loans.’ So I’m a lot biased. But what is so cool about PACE financing and why do […]

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