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A Few Energy Saving Tips

Wednesday 29th March 2017

Here are some simple energy saving tips for you consider for your household: 1 degree. Check your house/room thermostats, dropping it by just 1ºC (33ºF) produces valuable savings. Curtains. As the light ...

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Climate Action Reduces Energy Bills

Wednesday 15th March 2017

UK climate action has reduced emissions without increases in energy bills, according to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC). Action to tackle climate change and improve energy efficiency has occurred alongside ...

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Never Underestimate Secondary Benefits of Energy Efficiency

Wednesday 1st March 2017

You would expect an LED manufacturer to be energy efficient, it is very much a part of what they do. An interesting story popped up recently about lighting company Philips ...

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IoT Growth Requires Energy Efficiency

Wednesday 22nd February 2017

The “internet of things” is growing and affecting all our lives, whether we like it or not! What is it? As Larry Hardesty of MIT news explains, it is the ...

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Switch Off Instead of Using Stand-by Power

Wednesday 15th February 2017

We have posted previously about the appetite for electricity of devices placed on stand-by, but a reminder and a few up today figure will only encourage more to switch things ...

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Gravity for IoT Energy Savings

Wednesday 8th February 2017

Alpha Nodus, a technology innovation company, announced last month a revolutionary new software and hardware Internet of Things (IoT) platform for the enterprise lighting and climate control industry. They have ...

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Dr Rosenfeld - The Father of Energy Efficiency Dies

Wednesday 1st February 2017

ARTHUR H. Rosenfeld died last Friday, aged 90, he was an American physicist who became known as the father of energy efficiency. He was encouraged to start thinking in the ...

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Climate Change Trumped Up?

Wednesday 25th January 2017

Donald Trump is now in the White House, and no sooner had he been inaugurated had he started to make his promised changes, at least in words on the ‘new’ ...

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Energy Saving - Women's Work

Wednesday 18th January 2017

In our posts we have to admit we automatically angle thoughts, opinions and news from the developed world, occasionally picking on some item of interest from the aforementioned countries. Hence ...

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2017 - US Energy Efficiency Will Improve

Wednesday 11th January 2017

We have been looking ahead at the year ahead, picking out a couple of likely advancements in energy efficiency or energy saving devices. In this post we consider whether energy ...

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Will 2017 See Missed Opportunity Targeted?

Wednesday 4th January 2017

Now we are into 2017, by four days at least, what can we look forward to this year regards energy efficiency? In our last post we considered the gathering research ...

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2017 - Progress in Energy Harvesting?

Wednesday 28th December 2016

As we are on the verge of 2017 what energy breakthroughs may we see over the next twelve months? There are an increasing number innovative energy efficiency and saving ideas ...

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BT Tower, Energy Efficiency and the Internet of Things

Thursday 22nd December 2016

The internet of things (IoT), apart from being used in cyber attacks, is the future but those driving it forward are also proving to be energy efficient conscious. At a height ...

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Glacial Retreat - Research Blames Climate Change

Wednesday 14th December 2016

Improving energy efficiency is recognised as one of the major weapons in the fight against climate change, in reducing temperature rise to trageted levels. There are still many who do ...

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Pruitt - Fox in the Hen House

Thursday 8th December 2016

US President elect, Donald Trump, has been worrying many people with what they suspect could be a major overhaul of the way America conducts itself politically at home and abroad. ...

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Energy Efficiency A Game?

Monday 28th November 2016

A NEW smart device turns energy saving into a game, but with serious winnings for those that play The game, by GenGame, has proven its potential to significantly boost consumer engagement ...

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UK SMEs Missing out on Energy and Financial Savings

Wednesday 23rd November 2016

Energy efficiency is accepted as an important strategy for the future of the planet, but also financial savings more or less right away. Businesses as high energy uses potentially have ...

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Connected Savings an Intelligent Platform

Wednesday 16th November 2016

EARTH Networks have for over 20 years have been using the world’s largest weather, lightning and greenhouse gas monitoring networks, with sensors across the planet keeping everyone informed, updated and ...

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Cheap, Easy to Make Solar Cells

Wednesday 9th November 2016

The University of California, Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory scientists have revealed an innovation in solar cell technology using inexpensive perovskite, that they describe as an “increasingly popular material”. The ...

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Dissolve and Grow Wires to Combat Vampire Power

Wednesday 2nd November 2016

We have posted about vampire power in the past, the phantom energy used by appliance that suck energy continually even when even when switched off, or on standby. Each appliance ...

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The Smarter Thermostat Wants to Share Energy Data

Wednesday 26th October 2016

ecobee is yet another smart thermostat, but one with a difference. They use room sensors to report where a home's occupants are located and then adjust the temperature based on ...

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Smart Device to Provide Energy Control for Home Users

Wednesday 19th October 2016

The smart home is getting ever closer to all of us - with smart thermostats and related products from Nest, Hive and others and then Apple introducing their Home App ...

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Irish Farmers and Sole Traders to Benefit from Energy Efficiency Tax Relief

Wednesday 12th October 2016

BUDGET support for use of energy efficient equipment by farmers and sole traders will save money and protect the environment according to the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA). The decision to accept ...

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It Makes SENSE to Save Energy

Wednesday 5th October 2016

Being able to see the electricity you use is a major step to being able to manage your energy use, helping to save energy and money. There are very advanced ...

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2016 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard - Who Did Well, Who Didn't?

Wednesday 28th September 2016

In a dramatic photo finish, California and Massachusetts both won the top spot in the 10th edition of the 2016 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard published by the American Council for an ...

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