Energy Conservation News

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Energy Audit Articles

Kickstarter Project Available For Home Energy Audits on Your Smart Phone
Andy Rawson is the brains behind IR-Blue, a Kickstarter project that has already supassed its $20,000 goal to help make a thermal home energy auditing camera available for your smartphone!

Superintendent Saves School $19,000,000 With Energy Audit
The Superintendent of Prince William County Schools decided to get serious about budgeting and contracted an energy audit for his school system. Much to the joy of students, faculty and taxpayers everywhere, they were able to identify substantial savings that would have otherwise been paid to energy companies.

Another Perspective on Attic Audits
Energy Conservation Audit wrote an article on the value of an energy audit in your attic and we bring you another writers perspective of the importance of attic thermal efficiency!

California Public School Energy Audit Program
The CEC has announced it is reviving its energy audit “Bright Schools” program as a measure to help reduce energy expenses. The opening line “Most schools in California spend more on their energy bills than they do on school supplies” sums up how important this will be in California.

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Green Energy Articles

2012 Green Holiday Gift Guide
Don’t know what to give the eco-friendly people in your life? Huffington Post has you covered! View their slideshow of products for green ideas for Christmas!

Have a Green Christmas
A list of tips and ideas for all of us out there that want to celebrate Christmas in a way that is more eco-friendly.

US Leaders Must Embrace Green Energy
I really like the authors take that green energy will require a private-public sector partnership and that both sides will have to be willing to accept and learn from mistakes… Too bad this is not the kind of leadership we see at the top of most businesses and in our politicians!

Extending the Tax Credit for Wind
At the end of 2012, the tax credits for wind generation are set to expire. This article explores how the re-election of President Obama increases the chance for these credits being renewed.

Renewable Energy is Good, But a Higher gas Tax?
Believe it or not, we all like the idea of renewable energy but the majority are not in favor of taxing hydrocarbons in order to begin the green economy. Higher prices in hydrocarbons lead to consumers seeking green alternatives but as a society we still have to be willing to sacrifice price for green eenrgy.

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ECA Deal of the Month!

This is a new section to help promote green ideas, lifestyles, products, or promotions. If you have a product you think should be listed here please contact us and we will be happy to work with you!
Black & Decker TLD100 Thermal Leak Detector

Black & Decker TLD100 Thermal Leak Detector

Air leaks are a major culprit when it comes to heating and cooling costs! The Black & Decker TLD100 is a thermal detector used to find leaks and aid you in increasing the efficiency of your home. The TLD100 will help you find issues such as drafty doors and windows, hidden leaks around joints and even show you where insulation may be spread too thin! It is recommended that you check your doors, windows, walls, ceiling, and even ducts with the Black & Decker TLD100 Thermal Leak Detector. Outside of conducting your own home energy audit, the leak detector may also be used to analyze engine misfires and / or refrigerator / freezer settings. Cut energy bills today and improve your home’s energy efficiency! The Black & Decker TLD100 thermal leak detector is covered by a two-year warranty.

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