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Energy efficiency is regularly called our cheapest, cleanest energy resource - but you don't have to take it from me. The NRDC has put together a short, ridiculously fun video about how energy efficiency can help you "starve the beast" of dirty power and invest in your home, your environment, and your economy.
Have you looked outside today?
We're still in the early stages of what's predicted to be a masive storm - and the early stages are proving to be much more intense than anyone expected.
With last week’s sub-zero temperatures, it’s no surprise that we’ve gotten a fair number of calls about frozen pipes.
All summer long, we assure people that our infrared cameras are sensitive enough to pick up even a few degree difference. We stand by that, but there's no doubt about it: arctic weather makes for some pretty dramatic infrared thermography.
That's because IR cameras detect the infrared radiation emitted by all objects. Since the amount of infrared radiation increases with temperature, thermography lets us see temperature differences. The bigger the temperature difference, the prettier the picture.
It was snowing Wednesday morning, but that didn't stop me from driving to WERU to participate in Jim Fisher's Common Health radio program. Bobbi Harris of Washington Hancock Community Agency and Maria Donahue of Healthy Acadia were also in the studio, and we had a lively talk about how to maintain safe, warm, healthy homes.
Some of the highlights:
Remember when we said that incentivizing energy efficiency is good tax policy?
If you own a historic home, you understand how difficult it can be to optimize indoor comfort while also preserving the structure’s timeless beauty.... Read More