Wed, 09/20/2017 - 15:00 | Elizabeth Titus | Comment
In New England, it’s starting to look and feel like fall. And the change of season brings with it a change in appetite. As we look around, we see apple and pumpkin spice flavored foodstuffs with more regularity. It’s time for serving up soups, comfort food, and crock-pot based meals.
Tue, 05/23/2017 - 15:51 | Elizabeth Titus | Comment
Have you ever made a New Year’s resolution? You know, you’ve wanted to do something like eat healthier, become the next “Biggest Loser”, or lift increasing amounts of weight in your workout. You do well at the outset; powered by excitement and engagement. After several months, though, you discover that your willpower starts to fade. This is, of course, one of the main challenges of continuous improvement efforts – despite...
Imagine a world where knowing how much energy you’re using is the norm. In this new world, you would be able to see exactly how much energy you’re using and imagine ways to reduce your usage without ever contacting your utility. Wouldn’t that be something?
Welcome to the second issue of REED Renderings where we bring our readers attention to interesting trends in REED data and the stories behind those trends in the context of relevant events. In this issue, we discuss the recent PJM...
Thu, 07/14/2016 - 14:56 | Elizabeth Titus | Comment
The nutrition label for a banana that’s pictured below is a familiar example of standardization; these labels provide transparent reporting based on established testing. Our society trusts this information, and uses it routinely for cooking and comparison shopping.