- Do It Yourself guidelines, videos, etc. on how to best air seal your home. Great information and practical ideas to take some of the best cost effective measures to reduce your homes’ heating requirements.
- A discussion of ‘Smart’ power strips–that don’t power up appliances, printers, TV’s, etc. until needed. The parasitic/ghost energy consumed by these loads turns into major losses when considered over the long term.
- The latest and greatest appliance rebates from Efficiency Vermont to encourage us to make smart buying decisions on the next replaced appliances.
The U.S. Department of Energy has a new quiz out that will challenge your knowledge of wind power and bring you up to date on some new and unexpected information, like how next-generation wind turbines will make a lot more wind power available, even in places that currently wouldn’t be considered good possibilities for wind.
My favorite factoid, and a surprising one to me:
Wind energy is now the cheapest form of power, with new power purchase agreements in 2014 averaging a record-low 2.35 cents per kilowatt-hour.
I got a 7 out of 13, and I felt like I was doing pretty well, considering! Hopefully you can beat that score. Check out the quiz at http://energy.gov/articles/quiz-test-your-wind-energy-iq.
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On June 15th, Dave Roberts of Drive Electric Vermont, an organization that works to help provide information and opportunities for Vermonters about electric vehicles (EVs), gave an eye-opening presentation to Williston residents about electric vehicles. Here, courtesy of Drive Electric … Continue reading