The Smart Energy Home and Cross-Promotional Opportunities in Energy Efficiency
The Smart Home Interface: A Tool for Comprehensive Residential Energy Efficiency
The Contractors Guide to the Smart Home
How the attack on the “Internet of Things” brought down Twitter and how you may have helped
By Chris Tanner | Tue, November 15, 16
“The Internet of Things” (IoT) is a term coined in 1999 to describe the vast array of connected devices like refrigerators, blenders, cars, cameras, light bulbs, thermostats, pacemakers, and yes, even Barbie.
Can A Smart Home Save Energy?
By Lara Bonn | Tue, November 1, 16
This article first appeared on Efficiency Vermont's blog on October 26.
My Time at National Grid’s Sustainability Hub: Impressions on Customer Experiences with Energy Efficiency & Demand Response
By Samantha Caputo | Mon, October 24, 16
While completing my Masters of Science in Environmental Science and Policy at Clark University, I had the opportunity to work as a Smart Energy Ambassador at the National Grid Sustainability Hub (the Hub). Energy became my concentration in grad school; I look at it as the central point in environmental issues, as well as the solution. During my time at the Hub, I was able to interact with customers and help them engage with energy efficiency and demand response programs, while gaining a deeper understanding of how people use their energy.
What’s the big deal with smart (energy) homes?
By Claire Miziolek | Mon, October 17, 16
Did you ever watch the Jetsons? What about Back to the Future 2 (where the “future” was 2015, by the way)? Maybe you entered the new millennium expecting, in no time, to live in a home with fingerprint key access, voice commands preparing dinner, and perhaps even a robotic friend greeting you at the end of a long day?
The Smart Energy Home: Strategies to Transform the Region
Reflecting on the History of Energy Efficiency, While Looking to the Future
By Sue Coakley | Wed, June 8, 16
It’s been 20 years since utility companies, policymakers and efficiency leaders got together to form what would become “the Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships” (NEEP). In 2016, as we navigate a period of rapid change in the energy landscape, NEEP looks back on the maturation of efficiency and how far the nation, the region and the industry have come in embracing efficiency as a resource that can help enable the energy systems of the future: clean, smart, responsive, resilient.