How we went from zero to owners of a plug-in hybrid minivan in 2 weeks

Tweet Pin It The weekend started off as pretty much every weekend, our kids had a ton of lessons and practices to be shuttled around to and Alicia had yet another sustainability conference she was trying to get to. This one happened to be at Tufts, which was conveniently where the kids music lessons were. […]

What’s the Hottest New iPhone Tech – FLIR ONE Review

Tweet Pin It Over the weekend I got to play with one of the coolest new tools for an energy geek – a FLIR ONE Thermal Imaging Camera add-on for the iPhone 5/5S. You can literally measure and see how cool or hot you or anything around you is. A friend at church just got one […]

What I Did Today – Energy Star for Buildings

Tweet Pin It I don’t talk about my work much in the blog but when I was thinking back to what I did that was green today, a work thing popped into my head. Today I received notification that the five Energy Star building certifications I had applied for were approved. Energy Star for Buildings is a […]

How Vacuuming Can Save Energy and Lives

Tweet Pin It Lint Clogged Dryer Vent at Alicia’s Folks This past weekend, I got to a project that has been bothering me for some time, I cleaned out the dryer vent at Alicia’s folks house.  Clogged dryer vents cause FIRES, so either hire someone to clean your dryer vent or do-it-yourself (DIY).  If you […]