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Musings of an Energy Nerd: toward an Energy-Efficient Home

Musings of an Energy Nerd: toward an Energy-Efficient Home

In this fascinating collection of postings from his popular “Musings of an Energy Nerd” blog, Green Building Advisor’s Martin Holladay cuts through the hype and myths about energy efficiency, sustainability, and green building to present the very best ways to make your home more energy efficient. Martin Holladay has been making weekly postings to his “Musings of an Energy Nerd” blog on Green Building Advisor since January 2009. Along the way, he has gathered a devoted following of “energy nerds” who await his weekly musings with rapt anticipation. For the first time, the 50 most popular postings have been assembled in book form to give homeowners a great opportunity to live a more energy-efficient life in their homes.   The

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Introduction to Solar Energy

Renewable energy means energy derived from large natural and continuous resources. Some examples of this energy are water energy, solar energy, geothermal energy, wind energy and specific bio-fuels. The problem with such sources of energy is they typically need a very large infrastructure to be able to take out a significant amount of power. Home-Improvement:Energy-Efficiency … Continue reading

Why Tesla's battery for your home should terrify utilities

Why Tesla's battery for your home should terrify utilities The project uses Tesla's 10-kilowatt-hour battery packs and can power homes for about two days in the event of an outage, Craven says. The prospect of cheap solar panels combined with powerful batteries has been a source of significant anxiety in the … Read more on … Continue reading