Rapidly increasing energy costs and the urgent need to reduce GHGs mean that we must give energy reduction high priority. As anyone in business knows, metrics can be a vital key to change — if you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it. Innovations in technology and behavior change, however, are making it easier, and in some cases even fun, to monitor, measure, and reduce energy use. Here are a few great tools to help track, compare and even report energy usage.
Storage. There’s a lot of talk going around these days regarding storage. But just what is it that’s getting all the attention? How does it work? Where does it work? How can it help me? Or is it just another abstract concept that’s found favor with futurists?